BSEL Scholar, John Ingram (B.A. '15), accepted an offer to join Teach for America in New York City after graduation this spring.
BSEL Scholar, Alex Duong (B.S. '12), is a Purchasing Analyst at Thrivemarket.com, a social enterprise start-up focused on food.
BSEL MBA Fellow, Paul Moore (MBA '14), is now an Associate for Baroda Ventures, a leading early stage venture capital firm that invests in new media tech startups.
BSEL Senior Fellow, Paul Vandeventer's organization, Community Partners, hosted a Los Angeles gathering of the National Network of Fiscal Sponsors featuring leaders from groups working with social and civic entrepreneurs across the country.
The LA Fund for Public Education introduces a new initiative, The Intern Project, which provides LAUSD high schoolers from low socioeconomic backgrounds the chance to work in dynamic, local, organizations through paid summer internships. To connect a talented young person with your industry, reach out to Sam Gelinas (MPP '12).
What's trending in social entrepreneurship
From the Marine Corps to working with an organization fighting poverty in Africa, veteran Alex Martin reflects on finding meaningful and challenging work with Nuru International.
A Silicon Valley start-up that operates earth-orbiting imaging satellites is making rapid image data available to non-profits and social enterprises.
Social impact is on the rise in Greece and, in a recent article, the Launch Director of Ashoka Greece identifies key collaborations across sectors needed to build an ecosystem for social innovation.
Alan Patricof, founder of Apax Partners calls on leaders to create the right environment, tools, and legal framework needed to support impact investing.
Social Entrepreneurship Institute
Date: December 5, 2014
Location: New Haven, CT
Ashoka U Exchange
Dates: February 26-28, 2015
Location: College Park, MD
| BSEL HAPPENINGS
BSEL Lunch & Learn: Impact Investing
Kate Courteau, Y Combinator
Date: November 20, 2014
Time: 12:30PM - 1:50PM
Location: USC main campus - Tommy's Place
USC Marshall Master of Science in Social Entrepreneurship (MSSE) Information Sessions
Dates: Nov. 20, Dec. 2, Dec. 10
Location: USC main campus & online
Q&A with a social changemaker
Would-Works gives men and women who are homeless or living in poverty the opportunity to work while hand-finishing products.
Who is your social entrepreneur "crush" of
. She has started five nonprofits in Los Angeles.
What is the most important challenge facing us in the next 10 years?
Income inequality both in the U.S. and worldwide.
Fill in the blank: I'd get arrested protesting ____.
What is the can't-miss social entrepreneurship event this month?
Any time human rights are being violated, especially the often under-recognized right to adequate housing.
I am always inspired after attending events at the Hub LA!