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Apr 22: TEDxBabsonCollege 

The theme of the first TEDxBabsonCollege is Disruption 360. TedxBabsonCollege aims to further the understanding and implications of disruptive ideas and thought processes to promote innovation in every field. Speakers will investigate and explore the opportunities from the crossing fields of Science, Technology, Art, Healthcare, Sports, Culture, Sustainability and Politics. Register here.

Apr 29: Net Impact Local: San Francisco Professional Chapter 

Net Impact San Francisco (NISF) is a professional chapter of Net Impact. NISF organizes events that build meaningful relationships, inspire action, and provide learning and skill-building opportunities for our members. At this day-long event, attendees will handpick from a variety of interactive workshops and presentations to build a personalized roadmap for creating positive impact in one’s own communities. Register here.

May 10: Application Deadline for CGI U 2017

The 10th annual Clinton Global Initiative University meeting will take place on October 13th-15th at Northeastern University. CGI U and brings together over 1000 innovative student leaders to make Commitments to Action in their five focus areas of: education, environment and climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation, and public health. Students can apply now for the CGI U 2017 meeting with their commitment to action. The final application deadline is May 10, 2017. 

May 19: UXPA Boston User Experience Conference

The Boston Chapter of the User Experience Professionals’ Association is a community for people with interests in usability, user experience design, and their many related fields. UXPA Boston is a regional chapter of the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA). The Boston UXPA Conference will be packed with inspirational speakers and will give the opportunity to network within the design community. For more information about the detailed program schedule click here

May 22-25: Sustainable Brands Detroit '17 

The Sustainable Brands Detroit Conference: Redefining the Good Life will include four days of conversation and insight from thought leaders and practitioners working towards a sustainable future. SB'17 Detroit aims to start a 3-year global conversation about how we can deliver a flourishing future by rethinking what the 'Good Life' means for a healthy individual, family, community, city, country and planet. For more information or to register click here.

Rolling Deadline: Ashoka and Ashoka U Summer 2017 Internship  

Ashoka U is an initiative of Ashoka, the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs. Building on Ashoka’s vision for a world where Everyone is a Changemaker, Ashoka U takes an institutional change approach to impact the education of millions of students. Ashoka and Ashoka U are looking for interns to work in the Ashoka Global office this spring. A variety of part time and full time roles are available and applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please send a resume and a cover letter to Emily Lamb, elamb@ashoka.org. Ashoka internships are unpaid and based in Washington DC, starting in May 2017. Click here to learn more. There's still time to receive an intern sponsorship award from the Undergraduate Center for Career Development.