Yale Women Innovator Series: Funding Social Change, Carrie Rich, Global Good Fund
Sep
26
8:30am 8:30am

Yale Women Innovator Series: Funding Social Change, Carrie Rich, Global Good Fund

  • Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale (map)
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At 26 years old, Carrie Rich raised two million dollars in two weeks to start the Global Good Fund (GGF), with the belief that investing in young leaders is the most effective vehicle for addressing society’s most complex social challenges. Four years later, GGF is a thriving leadership development enterprise built by and for social entrepreneurs that identifies high-potential leaders and accelerates their success. Carrie will share her personal story of entrepreneurship – including the highs and the lows – and discuss the barriers she sees for women seeking investment.

Co-hosted by Yale Center for Biomedical Innovation and Technology

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Building a Mission Driven Board, Carrie Rich, Founder of The Global Good Fund
Sep
26
11:45am11:45am

Building a Mission Driven Board, Carrie Rich, Founder of The Global Good Fund

  • Yale School of Management, Room 2220 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At 26 years old, Carrie Rich raised two million dollars in two weeks to start the Global Good Fund (GGF), with the belief that investing in young leaders is the most effective vehicle for addressing society’s most complex social challenges. Four years later, GGF is a thriving leadership development enterprise built by and for social entrepreneurs that identifies high-potential leaders and accelerates their success. To date, GGF has invested in social entrepreneurs from over 25 countries working across sectors. In this workshop, Carrie will discuss the importance of building a board that is aligned with your values, how to manage a board effectively, and how to bring people together around a common goal.

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This is co-sponsored by Yale Center for Biomedical Innovation & Technology, and part of the Environmental and Social Entrepreneurship Professional Skills series co-hosted by:

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The Art of Risk Taking
Sep
27
4:00pm 4:00pm

The Art of Risk Taking

The first workshop in Tsai CITY's Innovative Mindsets series will feature Catie Whelan presenting "The Art of Risk Taking."

The Art of Risk Taking is a high-energy interactive leadership and professional development workshop. It will help you:
• Take smart risks consistent with your values
• Develop resiliency through mindsets and strategies to handle fear, failure, rejection, and criticism
• Establish self-care practices to reduce stress and burnout

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About the Presenter:
Caitie Whelan is the Founder/Noter-in-Chief of The Lightning Notes, a short daily post to help us move the world forward. It features great ideas and striking stories to remind us that we matter and that improving the world is our matter. Prior to The Lightning Notes, Caitie was a Senior Foreign Policy Advisor in Congress, co-founded a school in India with a community of lower caste musicians, and raised pigs in Italy. She is a graduate of Brown University - where she co-launched their Social Innovation Initiative and is a member of
the Brown Women’s Leadership Council - and the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, where she co-founded and chaired the Salt Alumni Board. She serves on the board of the Treehouse Institute and is a Truman Scholar from Maine.

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Yale Women Innovator's Series: Re-Balancing the Non-profit Model while Re-defining the Narrative
Oct
3
8:30am 8:30am

Yale Women Innovator's Series: Re-Balancing the Non-profit Model while Re-defining the Narrative

Nancy Yao Maasbach has a twisty-turny, 21st-century career – from banking at Goldman Sachs, engaging Fortune 500 companies in policy formation at the Council on Foreign Relations, leading U.S.-China relations at the grassroots level at the Yale-China Association, to running a cultural Museum at the Museum of Chinese in America. Nancy will discuss how to fit square, private sector skills into round, non-profit sector holes while considering innovation at the core of a suggested revolution in the U.S. non-profit and cultural models.

 

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Yale Women Innovators is a weekly event series that brings women entrepreneurs and innovators from around the country to share their stories and provide actionable skills training in storytelling and skill-building sessions. Open to all Yale women students, alumni, faculty staff, and community members.

 

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Listening to your customers: Market Research for Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs
Oct
3
4:30pm 4:30pm

Listening to your customers: Market Research for Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs

  • Yale School of Management, Classroom 2410 (map)
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The world’s most successful businesses enrich lives by shaping culture and evolving behaviours. Flamingo, a global research and strategy consultancy firm, will be conducting a workshop to teach social entrepreneurs the market research skills they need to understand their customers. 

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This is part of the Environmental and Social Entrepreneurship Professional Skills series co-hosted by:

 

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Environmental Solutions Accelerator: The Future of Food
Oct
7
9:00am 9:00am

Environmental Solutions Accelerator: The Future of Food

Bringing together a diverse and forward-thinking community of students, professors, alumni, industry leaders, NGOs and beyond to participate in day-long events pushing the agenda forward on big sustainability challenges.

Yale Center for Business and the Environment and Tsai CITY are partnering to bring you the first inaugural Environmental Solutions Accelerator!

On October 7, 2017, Yale students will work in interdisciplinary teams to address the Future of Food in our own backyard through three special tracks:

  • Food Access
  • Food Waste
  • Diets

This one-day event will serve as a foundation for pushing the “agenda on the urgent transition to more sustainable, secure, and equitable food and agriculture system.” [1]

For more information and to apply visit: http://cbey.yale.edu/programs-research/yale-environmental-solutions-accelerator

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Yale Women Innovators: Using Innovation to Create Change: Immigration & Asylum
Oct
10
4:00pm 4:00pm

Yale Women Innovators: Using Innovation to Create Change: Immigration & Asylum

Welcoming two incredible women to campus: World Fellow Baljeet Sandhu, and Dorothy Tegeler, Changemaker in Residence at Dwight Hall. We will discuss how they see innovation as a tool for impact in the world of immigrant rights and asylum, and their personal journeys as system disrupters. Baljeet Sandhu is a leading UK Human Rights Lawyer, and Founding Director of the Migrant and Refugee Children’s Legal Unit. Dorothy is a graduate of Yale Law School, and co-founder of the Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project (ASAP), which has prevented over 300 deportations of women and children. Join us for a timely and inspiring conversation.

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Yale Women Innovators is a weekly event series that brings women entrepreneurs and innovators from around the country to share their stories and provide actionable skills training in storytelling and skill-building sessions. Open to all Yale women students, alumni, faculty staff, and community members.

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30-Second Entrepreneurial Pitch Workshop
Oct
10
4:30pm 4:30pm

30-Second Entrepreneurial Pitch Workshop

  • Yale School of Management, Room 4230 (map)
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Deliver the pitch that will get you the 30-minute meeting! Expressing your idea clearly can be one of the toughest parts of entrepreneurship. In this workshop led by Julie Vance of The Executive Voice, you'll learn and practice the essentials of delivering a memorable pitch for social and environmental entrepreneurship. Join us to build foundational skills for pitching in any context -- from networking events, to meetings, to competitions.

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This is part of the Environmental and Social Entrepreneurship Professional Skills series co-hosted by:

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Social Impact Business Plan Development
Nov
9
to Nov 10

Social Impact Business Plan Development

  • Yale School of Management, Classroom 4400 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Peter Boyd, Social Entrepreneur & CBEY Executive Fellow-in-Residence, for Building a Social Impact Business Plan. Peter has judged Sobotka and Sabin Prizes, and spent the past year coaching Yale student entrepreneurs. He has developed a unique framework to help entrepreneurs be successful when launching their businesses.  You will leave the workshop with a framework for your unique Social Impact Business Plan, and clear steps on how to develop each area. 

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This is part of the Environmental and Social Entrepreneurship Professional Skills series co-hosted by: 

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Who are we? Meet Tsai CITY & InnovateHealth Yale
Sep
8
12:00pm12:00pm

Who are we? Meet Tsai CITY & InnovateHealth Yale

  • Yale School of Public Health, Room 105 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Tsai City for Innovative Thinking at Yale, and InnovateHealth Yale for pizza and hear about who we are, what we do, and how we can help you during your time at Yale. You'll want to hear from us if:

- you are interested in starting a non-profit or for-profit

- you like the words innovation and entrepreneurship, or even if you don't

- you want to meet inspiring students and alumni

- you are interested in public health, education, energy, human rights, the environment, engineering, medicine, social justice, and more!

- you might need funding during your time at Yale to start something, or travel somewhere to do something cool

- you care about solving problems in the world

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Entrepreneurship Bazaar
Aug
29
10:00am10:00am

Entrepreneurship Bazaar

THE YALE INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP BAZAAR brings together Yale’s many entrepreneurial organizations and clubs under one big tent. More than 30 campus organizations are represented including design and consulting clubs, makers, social entrepreneurship groups and coding clubs. Find out about the latest Yale entrepreneurship prizes, programs, hackathons, classes and opportunities, sign up for mailing lists, ask questions of Yale entrepreneurs, sample food from Yale startups, take photos in our photobooth and pick up fun swag!

 

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