Emily Lamb

Ashoka U October News U Can Use

Join us in welcoming the newest US Ashoka Fellows!

Ashoka is proud to present the 2016 Cohort of US Ashoka Fellows! This year’s extraordinary group reflects our commitment to Redraw the Map of Social Entrepreneurship in the US. We’re excited for you to get to know them and their systems-changing ideas for immigration reform, labor rights, environmental justice, internet freedom, and more.

Social Innovation Initiative Program Manager, Brown University

Brown University’s Swearer Center team seeks a creative systems-thinker and skilled trainer and facilitator to add capacity to the Center focused on the Social Innovation Initiative (SII). The Program Manager will oversee several social innovation programs, advise students, and develop and manage systems to support the work of the Swearer Center. Learn more here.

Assistant Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, Rollins College

The Department of Business at Rollins College is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position in the area of Social Entrepreneurship at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2017.  Click here for more information.

Director of Entrepreneurship & Impact, Portland State University

The School of Business is seeking a Director to oversee entrepreneurship offerings at PSU including the Impact Entrepreneurs program in social entrepreneurship and the Business Outreach Program as well as social innovation programming across Portland State’s seven other schools and colleges. Click here for more information.

Director of University Programs, Transformative Action Institute

The Transformative Action Institute (TAI) is seeking a new Director of University Programs. The ideal candidate will help TAI spread its award-winning programs to many new institutions of higher learning, impacting thousands of students’ lives. Please contact info@transformativeaction.org by October 17 if interested.

2017 Fellowship, Echoing Green

Echoing Green is accepting applications for the 2017 class of Fellows! The Fellowship supports individuals advancing courageous ideas, people, and sustained movements for creating big, bold change. The deadline is October 25 at 2:00pm ET. Learn more here.

Fellow, TimeBankUSA

In this six-month Fellowship at TimeBankUSA, the selected candidate will play a key role in recruiting, creating and establishing a peer-driven network. The Fellowship is based in Washington, DC. Please send questions and expressions of interest combined with a resume to applicants@timebanks.org.

Frontier Market Scouts, Middlebury Institute of International Studies

Frontier Market Scouts (FMS) is an award-winning program for graduate students and early to mid-stage professionals who seek a career in social enterprise management and impact investing. FMS includes a two-week certificate training with the option to pursue a competitive international social sector fellowship lasting up to one year.  Click here to learn how to apply.

Also, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey has partnered withAshoka to offer 25% tuition discounts for select programs. Eligible applicants include faculty, staff, and students who are engaged in the social change community at an Ashoka U Changemaker Campus. Click here to learn more!

“Oral History for Social Change” Fall 2016 Introductory Online Class

In this six-session online course, participants will learn the building blocks of community oral history that supports social justice. Learn more including how to get involved here. Registration closes October 15.

“Introduction to Engineering for Global Development” Online Class

Learn about how to design and deliver sustainable solutions with E4C’s new course! “Introduction to Engineering for Global Development” is a free, on-demand training resource for anyone interested in improving quality of life for underserved communities. Click here to learn more.

Finger Lakes Social Entrepreneurship Institute, November 11-13

Hosted by the Center for Transformative Action in Ithaca, New York, this year’s theme is “Creating Healthy and Vibrant Communities through our Social Ventures”. It will feature practical tools and concepts for building your social venture, one-on-one coaching with experienced social entrepreneurs, and hands-on workshops.Register here today!

Net Impact Conference,  November 3-5

Join Net Impact leaders in Philadelphia, November 3-5, for the 2016 Net Impact Conference – the premier gathering of students and professionals committed to making lasting social and environmental impact with their careers. Use our partner discount “C16_DISC_ASHOKA” to get 20% off #NI16. Register here.

Case Series on Social & Business Co-Creation by Ashoka

Ashoka is thrilled to present 5 pioneer cases of collaboration between social entrepreneurs and businesses to achieve greater impact. This case series was developed in collaboration with St Gallen University, HEC Lausanne and HEG Fribourg, and with the support of Zermatt Foundation. Click here for more information.