INJAZ Egypt : Summer 2012 Internships

INJAZ Egypt is seeking creative, energetic and dependable interns who are enthusiastic about working in the fields of entrepreneurship and education. In order to maximize the learning experience, all internships are full-time for a duration of 3 months.

To apply for a position, please send your CV with a brief cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position to For more information about INJAZ, please visit www.injazegypt.organd or follow us @INJAZegypt.  See the available internship positions below. Read more

Global Health & Innovation Conference

Are you interested in global health and international development, public health, medicine, social entrepreneurship, nonprofits, philanthropy, microfinance, human rights, anthropology, health policy, advocacy, public service, environmental health, or education?

If you are, then you should attend

GH/Innovate 2010
Global Health & Innovation Conference
Presented by Unite For Sight, 7th Annual Conference
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Saturday, April 17 – Sunday, April 18, 2010

“A Meeting of Minds”–CNN

Only 4.5 hours away from Middlebury, in New Haven, Connecticut, you will spend two days listening to and learning from 200 speakers, including keynote addresses by Seth Godin, Jacqueline Novogratz, Jeffrey Sachs and Sonia Sachs. There will also be social innovation sessions by CEOs and Directors of Acumen Fund, Partners in Health, WaterPartners, Save The Children, HealthStore Foundation, and many others.

The Global Health & Innovation Conference convenes more than 2,200 students and professionals from 55 countries.

Register Today For Lowest Registration Rate (Rate Increases Monthly):

New Call For Social Enterprise Pitches: Do you have an innovative idea or a new program in development?  Submit your idea for presentation.  Complete details on conference website.

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Grad School Fair Highlights

Did you miss last Wednesday’s Graduate School Fair? If so, or if you are looking for a refresher, read on for the highlights.

One highlight was the The Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, which focuses not only on business but on management and leadership. The Drucker MBA Program stood out because it incorporates many aspects of social responsibility and social entrepreneurship.

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From Investment Banking to NGO Work in Africa: An Awakening

Do you have an interest in social entrepreneurship or would like to learn about health mentoring programs?

Come to the Career Conversation with David Torres ’88 entitled, From Investment Banking to NGO Work in Africa: An Awakening,” next Friday, October 23 in the RAJ conference room.

While traveling around the world with his family on a sabbatical from his role as a Managing Director at JPMorgan in London in 2005, David was introduced to mothers2mothers, and worked as a volunteer in Cape Town for two months. After returning to London in early 2006, David decided to end his 22-year career in banking and join mothers2mothers as a permanent staff member, working first in London from August 2006, and moving with his wife and two children to South Africa in January 2007.

David’s roles include both local and international fundraising and development, and involvement with the business side of mothers2mothers’ international expansion. Read more

Youth Social Entrepreneurship – Gates Coffee House

Discussing Youth Social Entrepreneurship
Saturday, May 23, 2009
12:00 – 1:15 PM EST

The panel consists of social entrepreneurs under the age of 35 who have founded or directed a non-governmental organization.

Increasingly, youth around the world are taking it upon themselves to engage social challenges and effect positive community change. A new generation of socially responsible ventures has emerged that addresses urgent global and local issues such as health, poverty, violence, racism, environmental destruction and civic apathy. This wave of youth social entrepreneurship offers new set of solutions and energy, but also brings with it its own set of professional, financial and personal challenges.

This teleconference will discuss the challenges, strategies and rewards of youth social entrepreneurship. Specific topics will include:
* Identifying a promoting a cause
* Developing a strategy
* Pursuing fund raising and support
* Utilizing information technologies
* Finding mentors
* Developing an exit strategy

For more information and to register for the teleconference, visit

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