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March Social Enterprise Lecture Series: Translating Evidence into Action

On Wednes­day March 20th the Social Enter­prise Lec­ture Series wel­comed Angela Ambroz of the Latif Jameel Poverty Lab (JPAL) and Heather Lan­thorn of Inno­va­tions for Poverty Action (IPA) to dis­cuss pol­icy dri­ven by evi­dence and the use of the sci­en­tific method to mea­sure the impact of poverty inter­ven­tion initiatives.

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Social Enterprise Institute Heads to Clinton Global Initiative University

President Bill Clinton & Jon Stewart at CGIU 2012

Launched by Pres­i­dent Clin­ton in 2007, the Clin­ton Global Ini­tia­tive Uni­ver­sity (CGI U) aims to engage the next gen­er­a­tion of lead­ers on col­lege cam­puses around the world. CGIU con­venes annu­ally with over 1200 stu­dents, in part­ner­ship with youth orga­ni­za­tions, topic experts, and celebri­ties to dis­cuss and develop inno­v­a­tive solu­tions to press­ing global chal­lenges. CGI U’s five focus areas include: Edu­ca­tion, Envi­ron­ment and Cli­mate Change, Peace and Human Rights, Poverty Alle­vi­a­tion, and Pub­lic Health.

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Andrew Cabasso: A New York lawyer with a love for development

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A short while ago, I had the chance to inter­view Andrew Cabasso, a North­east­ern alumni class of 2009, and recent grad­u­ate of Fordham’s School of Law. Prior to speak­ing with him, I looked a lit­tle bit into his expe­ri­ences whilst at North­east­ern Uni­ver­sity, specif­i­cally with the Social Enter­prise Insti­tute where I dis­cov­ered that, as an …
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