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August 31: Applications are Open for Consulting & Senior Fellows, Agora Partnerships
Agora is hiring 4-5 Consulting Fellows and two Senior Consultants to work directly with Latin American social enterprises. Fellows must be entrepreneurial leaders who are seeking opportunities in impact-focused strategic consulting and investing.

August 31: Application Deadline for 2016 UBS Social Innovators 
In partnership with Ashoka, UBS, the world’s leading wealth manager is looking for social entrepreneurs ready to scale. The UBS Social Innovators program will play a role in developing the growing social investment market by supporting social entrepreneurs.

September 2: Application Deadline for Free Access to Natural Products Expo​ East
The Natural Products MBAssadors program gives a select group of MBA students from around the country the opportunity to attend Natural Products Expo East for free. This event is one of the leading food industry trade shows and takes place September 22-24, 2016 in Baltimore. 
September 13-16: SOCAP ‘16, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA 
​Join the world's pioneering impact investors, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, civic leaders, and innovators to create the intersections where you- with friends and valuable strangers - mobilize resources and capital for good.​

September 21: Social Innovation Forum Approach and Impact Lunch, Boston, MA
Join the Social Innovation Forum offices for lunch to learn more about the organization, their approach to social change, and the impact they’ve had over the last 13 years. It will be an opportunity to meet the team, hear from a past Social Innovator about their experience with SIF, and learn more about ways to get involved. 

October 5: Deadline for Presentation Submissions, 2017 Ashoka U Exchange Presentation 

The Exchange,  co-hosted by Miami Dade College on March 2-4, 2017 in Miami, Florida, is one of the world’s largest annual gatherings that highlights exciting, globally relevant models of social innovation in higher education.

October 10-12: SXSW Eco Austin, TX
SXSW Eco celebrates the power of business, technology, and design to drive economic, environmental, and social change. The 2016 conference will create a space for business leaders, investors, innovators, and designers to participate in a series of interactive, provocative programming, build strategic alliances and find real solutions.

October 18-19: COMMIT! Forum: To a Responsible Culture and Supply Chain, The Westin Times Square, New York City 
Engage with C-suite executives, CEOs, corporate communication pros, and CR professionals on how to improve the role of business in society and how corporate responsibility and sustainability drive sales, save money and improve asset values.

October 20: 6th Annual Tech Gives Back, Boston, MA
TUGG's 6th Annual Tech Gives Back is presented in partnership with Silicon Valley Bank and powered by Building Impact. Tech Gives Back offers Boston tech an opportunity to get out of the office and into the community to remodel classrooms, plant community gardens, prep and serve meals in soup kitchens, provide interview training for veterans, and much more.

November 14-16: New Metrics '16, Boston, MA
Explore the future of sustainable business metrics. The three-day event examines leading-edge work that expands the way business can create, quantify, manage and communicate value and enhance financial performance with shared value, including discussions on UN sustainable development goals and applicability for the private sector.  Join the leading brands and businesses who are continuing to learn from remarkable thought leaders working to create a path toward smarter, more accurate and more inclusive business metrics that create value for all stakeholders.​​