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Alumni & Connections
Alumni of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise are an invaluable resource for MBA students and for one another. They participate in conferences, serve as mentors for the Nonprofit Board Leadership Program, provide career advice and mentoring to students, serve as guest speakers in courses, help source pro bono consulting projects, participate in research projects with faculty, attend the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise's Annual Reception, and participate in student club lunch time and evening speaker and social events.
Columbia Business School also taps into New York City, which boasts unsurpassed resources for students and graduates alike. As the global corporate center and home to more nonprofit organizations than any other city, New York offers countless opportunities to learn about and contribute to innovations in social enterprise. TheTamer Center for Social Enterprise facilitates these opportunities through pro bono projects inside and outside the classroom, summer internships, seminars, and volunteer opportunities with local organizations.
The Center engages a wide network of academic and business leaders who share a vision for finding innovative ways to generate social benefit through business practices. In addition, Columbia University has a vast array of centers and programs that offer activities and courses relevant to students and practitioners interested in social enterprise. These connections not only add exponentially to the MBA experience but also enrich the ongoing professional experience and learning of alumni.
Both the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise and the student clubs welcome alumni and practitioner involvement in initiatives at the School. To get involved please join our e-mail list or contact us. Columbia Business School alumni who would like to be invited alumni events can update their contact details, interests and email list subscriptions in BANC online.
September 25, 2015
Social Enterprise Conference
September 14, 2015
Lessons on Social Investing with Acumen Global Fellows
Social Venture Innovators
Founder and CEO
Lending money to entrepreneurs whose endeavors are too large to receive microfinance loans but too small and risky to receive funding from traditional banks.
Founder and CEO
Hiring unemployed residents of financially underserved communities to install solar and energy-efficient technology for small businesses, nonprofits, and affordable housing.
Leveraging crowdfunding technology to reduce preventable maternal and neonatal deaths and disability.
View the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise brochure, Empowering Leaders to Change the World