opportunities And events

Feb 28: Submission Deadline for PYXERA Global Solvable Problem Challenge

PYXERA Global invites you to submit a solvable problem to be considered for one of the collaborative action tracks at the next Global Engagement Forum: Live, a two-day event this fall that will bring together leaders from the private, public, and social sectors to develop cross-sector concepts that address urgent, yet solvable problems within the United Nations Global Goals. Many of the world’s most pressing challenges identified within the Goals are inherently solvable because solutions have already been tested and proven on a smaller scale. Submit your idea by February 28 and take on a new challenge.

Mar 23: Application Deadline for Zaentz Early Education Innovation Challenge

The Zaentz Early Education Innovation Challenge provides funding to recognize promising new ideas that have the potential to transform early education. They are seeking ideas and approaches that promote positive outcomes at multiple levels of the early education system, including the home, classroom, program and networks, and/or policy. Submit your application by March 23, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST.

Apr 5-7: Ashoka U Exchange, Boston, MA

The Ashoka U Exchange is one of the largest international gatherings of college and university students and faculty, to learn and share social innovation practices on college campuses. This year, Babson is proud to be the co-host of the exchange. Network and collaborate with attendees from all over the globe who share similar mindsets, and a desire to create social value. Learn more and register here.

Apr 19-20: Internet of Things Summit, San Francisco, CA

Learn more about what’s going on in the world of IoT, and how industries are capitalizing on the new technologies available. Speakers include representatives from Philips, Nokia, Google, and more.

May 14: Social Innovator Showcase

The Social Innovation Forum’s signature event, the Social Innovator Showcase allows attendees to hear eight of greater Boston's most innovative nonprofit leaders present their solutions to our region's most challenging social issues.