Emily Lamb

September News U Can Use

We’re excited to share News U Can Use, our quarterly e-newsletter! Below you can find meaningful opportunities and resources that we think support the growth of social change educators.

Enjoy!

the Ashoka U team

 

Recommended by Ashoka U

Call for 2018 Ashoka U Exchange Presentations

We’re seeking presentations that will allow participants to discuss the how colleges and universities act as tools for social change and impact. The presentation submission deadline is October 2. Submit your presentation here.

The Ashoka U Exchange, co-hosted by Babson College, is on April 5-7, 2018 in Boston.

Professional Opportunities

Social Entrepreneurship Fellow, Yale University

The Social Entrepreneurship Fellow will lead programs at Yale focused on innovation and entrepreneurship. This role is perfect for a recent graduate committed to social entrepreneurship. Learn more here.

2018 oikos Case Writing Competition

The oikos Case Writing Competition promotes the writing of high quality teaching cases on Corporate Sustainability, Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Finance. Submitted case studies should be suitable for use in management, entrepreneurship or finance education. The submission deadline is December 1. Learn more.

Events

Transformative Education Summit – Nov 2-3, Los Angeles

Join other engaged educators to learn best practices for teaching social innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as skills for making any classroom come alive! The Summit is sponsored by the Transformative Action Institute, a Cordes Innovation Award winning program. Register here! 

Resources 

Explore Stories of Social Change!

SolutionsU connects students and educators to credible stories about social change in 120+ countries, and to teaching resources that engage students in solutions focused learning. Start exploring what’s working by topic or success factor today. Reach out to learn more!

LEDlab Field Book

This free Field Book dives into the practices used by Vancouver-based social change lab, LEDlab. The Field Book goes deep into methods for supporting community-led innovation and collective action involving university partners. Download today!

The Alternative by Ashoka Fellow Mauricio Miller

The Alternative, written by Ashoka Fellow Mauricio Miller, challenges the basic assumptions that low-income families are either lazy or victims that need to be saved.  Miller uncovers the simple solution he’s discovered through his work at Family Independence Initiative. Get your copy.

Fully Alive: Using the Lessons of the Amazon to Live Your Mission in Business and Life by RUNA Co-Founder Tyler Gage

Fully Alive, written by RUNA Co-Founder Tyler Gage, recounts the lessons learned to build a highly successful, socially responsible company. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the book go to support Runa Foundation. Get your copy.

 

 

“News U Can Use” is Ashoka U’s quarterly e-newsletter. Please send content for the Ashoka U “News U Can Use” to Emily Lamb, elamb@ashoka.org, including a title and 40-word description with relevant links and contact information.