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February 26-28, 2015: Ashoka University Exchange, University of Maryland

Gain unique perspectives and insights on social innovation in higher education.

February 27, 2015: Rice Business Plan Competition , Rice University, Houston, TX

Sign up for the world's largest student start-up competition, running from April 16-18.

February 27-March 1, 2015: Wisdom 2.0 Conference, Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, CA

Wisdom 2.0 addresses the great challenge of our age: to not only live connected to one another through technology, but to do so in ways that are beneficial to our own well-being, effective in our work, and useful to the world. The annual Wisdom 2.0 Conference, held in February each year in the Bay area is the flagship event, bringing together over 2,000 people from 20 countries.

March 6-8, 2015: CGI U 2015, University of Miami, FL

The Clinton Global Initiative University meeting will bring together more than 1,000 innovative student leaders to make Commitments to Action in CGI U's five focus areas: Education, Environment and Climate change, Peace and Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation, and Public Health. Through the CGI University Network and other opportunities, funding will be available to select CGI U 2015 students to help them turn their ideas into action.

March 15, 2015: Watson 2015 Applications, Boulder, Colorado

The Clinton Global Initiative University meeting will bring together more than 1,000 innovative student leaders to make Commitments to Action in CGI U's five focus areas: Education, Environment and Climate change, Peace and Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation, and Public Health. Through the CGI University Network and other opportunities, funding will be available to select CGI U 2015 students to help them turn their ideas into action.

March 16-21, 2015: TED 2015 – Truth and Dare, Vancouver, Canada

TED2015 is on a quest to magnify both facets. It will seek to challenge and reshape our core beliefs about today's reality. And at the same time celebrate the thinkers, dreamers and mavericks who offer bold new alternatives.  Welcome to ... Truth and Dare.

March 22, 2015: BizCorps Applications

BizCorps is a unique opportunity for high-performing MBA graduates to launch a career in, or related to, emerging markets. In addition to the professional benefits gained through program participation, each Associate receives a monthly stipend, health insurance, work visas and permits (as needed), and one round-trip plane ticket to and from their assigned country. It  is currently recruiting its next cohort of top MBA graduates. Applicants selected to join the program are matched with high-potential, growth-oriented businesses in either Colombia or Kenya for placements lasting up to one year. BizCorps Associates work directly with the senior leadership of these companies, providing critical strategic and operational support as they pursue ambitious growth targets.

April 16-19, 2015: Social Venture Network 2015 Spring Conference, San Diego, CA

SVN connects you to a growing community of innovative business leaders and social entrepreneurs to help you improve your business, enhance your leadership, and expand your impact. It aims at supporting and empowering diverse, innovative leaders who leverage business to serve the greater good, building valuable peer-to-peer connections among influential business leaders, social entrepreneurs, and impact investors who support a triple bottom line: people, planet and profit, fostering high-impact collaborations that build a just, humane and sustainable world, and supporting whole-person leadership to enable members to succeed and grow, both personally and professionally.

 

 

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