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2006-07

Research Symposium: Credit Markets for the Poor

When: Friday, April 20 at 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Where: The Italian Academy

This research symposium brings together practitioners, scholars and policy makers interested in improving the access to credit markets for the poor. Topics include the existing state of borrowing rates, default rates, and the methods used for financing and risk management of micro-loans, which is a specific method for lending to poor. In addition to informing the participants about the existing state-of-the art practices in micro-finance, the symposium will also identify major research questions facing this area in the years to come.

Speakers include: Professor Ray Horton, Director of the Social Enterprise Program; Professor Patrick Bolton, Columbia Business School; Professor Jonathan Morduch, New York University; Professor Chris Mayer, Columbia Business School; Brad Swanson, Partner at Developing World Markets; Ray Rahman, Co-founder of MF Analytics and the Founding Partner of RSA Capital with Saif Shah Mohammed, Co-founder of MF Analytics; Damian von Stauffenberg, Founder and Principal of MicroRate; Mini Roy, Managing Director, Export & Agency Finance at Citigroup Global Markets; Beatriz Armendariz, Harvard University; Professor Suresh Sundaresan, Columbia Business School; Richard Rosenberg, CGAP and World Bank; Bindu Ananth, ICICI Bank; Anand Shrivastav, Suvidha.

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Dotti Hatcher, Social & Community Investment, Gap Inc.

When: Tuesday, April 17 at 6:15 p.m.
Where: Faculty House

Dotti Hatcher, Senior Director of Social & Community Investment at Gap Inc. will be joining students as part of the Social Enterprise Club Dinner Series. Ms. Hatcher manages social and community investment strategies and program funding in Gap Inc.’s sourcing communities throughout the developing world. This is an opportunity to learn about CSR and the challenges of setting up socially responsible operations in developing countries.

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Labor Relations in Emerging Markets

When: Tuesday, April 17 at 4:30 p.m.
Where: Lerner Hall

Columbia University World Leaders Forum in partnership with the Chazen Institute of International Business at Columbia Business School hosts a panel discussion, featuring prominent leaders from the business sector, academia, civil society, and the media, including renowned economist and University Professor Jagdish Bhagwati; Clive Crook, chief editorial advisor to the chairman, Atlantic Media Company and former deputy editor of The Economist; Rajat Kumar Gupta, senior partner worldwide of the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company; Alan Hassenfeld, chairman, Hasbro, Inc.; Alice Tepper Marlin, president, Social Accountability International; and moderator Geoffrey Heal, Paul Garrett Professor of Public Policy and Corporate Responsibility, Columbia Business School.

This panel will exchange ideas about the treatment of workers in developing countries. As outsourcing of labor-intensive production from rich to developing countries grows, controversy also grows over how best to ensure that employees are treated with respect and dignity and receive a fair and reasonable wage for their labor. Registration is required. To register and for more information, please visit the World Leaders Forum Web Site.

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GSVC Finals and Symposium 2007

When: Friday and Saturday, April 13-14, All day
Where: UC Berkeley

On Friday, ten finalist teams present their plans to an expert panel of judges, who will select the top three business plans for prizes. On Saturday, the GSVC Symposium will address social entrepreneurship in theory, and as a practice that is generating an international movement of organizations that drive social change. The keynote speaker will be Majora Carter, Sustainable South Bronx & McArthur Genius Grantee. Panel topics will include: Launching a Social Venture, Measuring Social Impact & Using the Results, Social Venture Financing, The International Landscape of Social Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship as a Competitive Strategy and Social Venture Institute Case Workshop.

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Rohit Aggarwala, New York City Director of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability

When: Thursday, April 12th at 5:45 p.m.
Where: Uris 332

Rohit Aggarwala '00, New York City Director of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability and ex-McKinsey consultant, was tapped by Mayor Bloomberg to lead a pioneering policy initiative called PlaNYC. PlaNYC aims to devise and implement sustainable policies planning for the long-term needs of New York City which include infrastructure needs for the nearly 1 million additional people projected to move to the City by 2030. Initiatives will address critical issues like housing, transportation, energy, and climate change. Come hear about the challenges in transforming city government and planning for its future. Please RSVP to ngandhi07@gsb.columbia.edu.

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Charles Best, Donors Choose

When: Thursday, April 12 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Uris 331

What does it take to start a new venture? What are the opportunities and challenges of becoming a social entrepreneur? Interested in education and impacting US public schools? Charles Best, CEO and Founder and recent Ashoka fellow, of DonorsChoose will discuss these and other challenges of social entrepreneurship. Directing online, citizen philanthropy to America’s public schools, DonorsChoose is a way for citizens to directly support projects in under-resourced schools. Enterprising teachers, who often pay out of their own pocket for supplies, post classroom needs on the online marketplace. A transparent process ensures direct delivery of supplies from dictionaries to microscopes to basketballs; instantaneous impact updates; and feedback to donors. Please RSVP to jtrabulus08@gsb.columbia.edu.

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BRITE Information Session

When: Monday, April 9 at 5:45 p.m.
Where: Warren 416

Building Readiness in Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs (BRITE) provides instructional-based programs to high school students in grades 9-12 designed to teach students about entrepreneurialism and business. This motivating program empowers youth with the knowledge they need to be successful in business and in life.

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Third Annual India Business Conference: "India Unleashed"

When: Friday, April 6, all day
Where: Lerner Hall

The third Annual India Business Conference at Columbia Business School invites you to learn about India’s experience with business people, financiers, investors, entrepreneurs, scholars, politicians, innovators, and leaders from across the globe, who will discuss issues related to India's growth and challenges. Featuring keynote speaker: Dr. Vikram Akula, Founder & CEO, SKS Microfinance. Organized by the South Asian Business Association.

The "Infrastructure: Bridging the Gap" panel will examine how India's infrastructure needs - especially its roads, ports and power - are impeding the country's rate of industrialization and urbanization. Comparatively, India spends 4% of its GDP on infrastructure investment, and China 9%. India's government has ambitious plans to increase total infrastructure spending to 8% of GDP, or $350 billion, over the next five years. Panelists will highlight India's current infrastructure challenges and discuss potential opportunities for reform and investment. Speakers include: Usha Rao-Monari, Manager, Infrastructure Department at IFC; K Balasubramanian, Group Executive Council member of GMR Group; Nitin Pandit, President of International Institute for Energy Conservation; Rahul Raisurana, Executive Vice President (Project Equity) if Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation (IDFC); and moderator: Arvind Panagariya, Professor of Economics and Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy at Columbia University.

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Forum on Sustainability in Business

When: Friday, April 6 at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Kellogg Center, Room 1501

Join business leaders and policy experts to explore the latest developments in the business sustainability movement. The forum will examine new business solutions to environmental problems, how best to support sustainable development and different strategies used to implement sustainability into business models. Moderated by Dr. Geoffrey Heal, Director of Center for Economy Environment and Society, and Paul Garret Professor of Public Policy and Business Responsibility, Columbia University, speakers will include: Neel Bradham, "Chief Sustainability Officer" at Interface; Nicholas Eisenberger, Managing Principal at Green Order; Dr. Alan Hecht, Director for Sustainable Development at the US EPA's Office of Research and Development; and Andrew Winston, Director of the Corporate Environmental Strategy project at Yale's School of Management. This event is sponsored by SIPA's Net Impact, CUPID and the Social Enterprise Club at CBS.

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Mr. Mallam Nuhu Ribadu: Anti-Corruption Crusader

When: Tuesday, April 5 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Uris 141

Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia’s Business School’s Social Enterprise Program and Columbia’s Human Rights Institute are proud to present and host a guest lecture by Mr. Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, the Executive Director of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Nigeria, the Nigerian anti-corruption commission. The EFCC was formed by the Government of Nigeria in 2002 in order to address the problem of endemic corruption and fraud in Nigeria. Over $380 billion have either been stolen or wasted by Nigerian governments since its independence in 1960. He will describe the anti-corruption activities of the EFCC, their challenges and success, as well as his view of Nigeria’s future and how it impacts the world. To RSVP please contact Jasmine Henz: jh2698@columbia.edu.

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Dinner with Fran Barrett, Executive Director of Community Resource Exchange

When: Tuesday, March 27 at 6:15 p.m.
Where: Faculty House

Fran Barrett founded Community Resource Exchange(CRE) in 1979—25 years ago— to help community leaders build sustainable services in the community and position their organizations to affect poverty. CRE is a nonprofit, social change consulting firm whose mission is to give community-based organizations in New York greater access to the technical assistance, training, and support needed to strengthen and maintain their services.  CRE works with both emerging organizations and well-established institutions in neighborhoods where resources and opportunities are limited. With CRE’s help community leaders develop the tools to improve the neighborhoods in which they live. Under her leadership, CRE has grown to a $4 million operation and over 30 staff. Please join us for lively discussions about CRE, non-profit consulting, social entrepreneurship and community development. This event is sponsored by the Social Enterprise Club.

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Matt Flannery, CEO and Founder of Kiva.org

When: Tuesday, March 27 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Uris Hall

Matt Flannery, CEO and founder of Kiva.org will join students for a discussion of Kiva's unique business model. This event is for those interested in microfinance or in learning more about the challenges and opportunities of a social entrepreneur. This event is organized by the Social Enterprise Club. Please RSVP to Jenna at jtrabulus08@gsb.columbia.edu.

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Energy Symposium: The Evolution Of Energy Markets

When: Friday, March 23, all day
Where: Lerner Hall

This half-day symposium examines four technology areas with the potential to redefine the world’s primary energy mix: nuclear, liquefied natural gas, renewable electricity and biofuels. The annual Energy Symposium is an opportunity to hear about salient and cutting-edge market, political, and regulatory issues from leading practitioners in the industry. Meet industry experts and policy makers. Gain insights into the latest trends in a sector with global geo-political impact, and into key issues in the fast-growing renewables sector as well as various new technologies.

Speakers include: Brian Ward, Managing Director & Chief Risk Officer of GE Energy Financial Services; Prof. Geoffrey Heal (Moderator) at Columbia Business School; Mark Townsend Cox EMBA’92, Chief Investment Officer of New Energy Fund LP; Clint Wilder, Contributing Editor of Clean Edge; Dean Malouta, Manager of Technology of Shell Americas Region; Toni Volpe ’02, Country Manager, North America at Enel SPA; Nathanael Greene, Senior Resource Specialist at Natural Resources Defense Council. Hosted By: The Energy Club at Columbia Business School, in partnership with the SIPA Energy Association.

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International Development Club New York Career Trek

When: Friday, March 23, All day
Where: New York City

MBA students will meet with International Development organizations in New York City. Agenda includes morning and afternoon company visits to UNDP, Deutsche Bank Microfinance Fund, Dalberg and Women's World Banking. For more information and to RSVP please contact Carolin at cstetter07@gsb.columbia.edu.

Alumni and current students are invited to network over cocktails at Mocca Lounge in the evening at 5:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Pallavi at pprasad07@gsb.columbia.edu.

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International Development Club (IDC) Projects Presentations

When: Thursday, March 22 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Uris 140

Come listen to current CBS students talk about their IDC projects. Project topics include microfinance strategy in the Philippines, marketing cooking gas in Cameroon, supply chain operations in rural Kenya, and providing profitable health services for low income communities in Mexico. For more information, see the Projects webpage.

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Nonprofit Board Leadership Program Information Session

When: Wednesday, March 21 at 5:45 p.m.
Where: Uris 331

The Nonprofit Board Leadership Program is a unique opportunity for students to work with accomplished alumni actively serving on nonprofit boards. First-year students are invited to learn about the structure of the program and find out how they can participate next fall. Applications will be due Monday, March 26 at 5:00 p.m. For more information and a copy of the application please visit the NBLP webpage.

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Green Building Tour of the Solaire

When: Friday, March 16 at 10:00 a.m.
Where: The Solaire, New York, NY

The Solaire is a 27-story, 293-unit, glass-and-brick residential tower in Battery Park City, a planned residential and commercial neighborhood built on landfill bordering the west side of New York City's financial district. It is the first building designed in accordance with new environmental guidelines instituted in 2000 by the Battery Park City Authority. The building was designed to consume 35% less energy, reduce peak demand for electricity by 65%, and require 50% less potable water than a conventional, residential high-rise building. This event is sponsored by the Social Enterprise Club, Energy Club, Real Estate Association and Bernstein Student Leadership and Ethics Board Club. Please RSVP to Stephanie at snadeau08@gsb.columbia.edu.

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Matthew Bishop: The Business Of Philanthropy

When: Thursday, March 15, 2007 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Warren 209

Matthew Bishop, Chief Business Editor of The Economist (US), speaks about the business of philanthropy in the context of: Corporate governance and leadership; Growing Private Equity involvement in philanthropy; Sitting on the board of a nonprofit; and Top-level management of philanthropic institutions. Sponsored by: The Bernstein Leadership and Ethics Board and the Media Management Association.

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Career Services Networking Night 2007

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Low Library

A unique opportunity to network with a variety or organizations including Acumen Fund, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, Edison Schools, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, NYC Economic Development Corporation, Nonprofit Finance Fund, SchoolNet, Teach for America, Victory Schools and The Whelan Group. Organized by the Office of MBA Career Services.

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Daniel Nissenbaum & Becky Koch, Community Development Department, HSBC Bank

When: Monday, March 12, 6:15 - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Faculty House

Daniel Nissenbaum '88, Senior Vice President of the Community Development Department, and Becky Koch '99, Community Development Relationship Manager, will be joining students for an intimate discussion about community development within a large bank. Mr. Nissenbaum has worked in the field of community development finance for 16 years and now manages the Community Development Department at HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Ms. Koch has worked in this field for 8 years and manages a portfolio of local, regional and national community development credit and investment accounts and helping to ensure that HSBC meets the credit needs of low- and moderate-income communities throughout its market area. For more information, please email Matt at mroach08@columbia.edu.

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West Coast Career Trek

When: Friday, March 9, All day
Where: Bay Area

Student interested in CSR and International Development are invited to participate in the Bay Area Career Trek. This trek will include visits to the Philanthropy Division of Cisco Systems Inc. and the Asia Foundation. The discussion will include an organizational and industry overview, current projects and initiatives, and career and intern opportunities. For more information, please contact Sean, a member of the Social Enterprise Club from the Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA program, at SLuangrath08@berkeley.columbia.edu.

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Renewable Energy Study Tour to Brazil

When: Friday, March 2 - Sunday, March 11
Where: Brazil

The Renewable Energy Study Tour to Brazil, co-sponsored by the Social Enterprise Program and the Chazen Institute, will cover topics including ethanol, carbon credits and hydroelectric power. Students will meet with corporations, financial institutions and local businesses all deeply vested in energy concerns while discovering São Paulo, Iguaçu Falls and Rio de Janeiro. Visits will include ABN AMRO, Suez Ambiental Landfill, Brazilian Mercantile & Futures Exchange, ITAIPU – the world’s largest hydroelectric plant, Suez Ambiental Landfill, Petróleo Brasileiro (Petrobras), McKinsey, Bio Development Fund (BDF) and Ecosecurities. For more information, please contact Juliana at jalmeida08@gsb.columbia.edu.

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Dan Runde, Professional Opportunities with USAID

When: Monday, February 26, 2007 at 5:45 p.m.
Where: Uris 331

Dan Runde, Director of USAID's Global Development Alliance (GDA) will discuss various professional opportunities that exist at USAID/GDA ranging from summer internships to in-term consulting projects to full-time positions. GDA seeks to make greater use of public-private partnerships for development. In its first four years, USAID brought $1.4 billion to 400 public-private alliances and leveraged over $4.6 billion in partner contributions from companies, private philanthropy, faith-based groups, individual donors and others. For more information, please contact Raheem at rhaji07@gsb.columbia.edu.

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Columbia Women In Business (CWIB) Conference

When: Friday February 23, all day
Where: Lerner Hall

Each year this conference brings together alumni, industry leaders, students and faculty to discuss women and business. Social enterprise topics are typically incorporated into this conference. For more information, see the CWIB website. This year, panels include:

Business First? The Domestic Private Sector in the Fight Against Poverty
Join professional women from leading organizations in international development to discuss the role of the domestic private sector in poor countries. There is a lively debate in the field about traditional aid through government agencies and NGOs versus supporting the domestic private sector, from microfinance through small business to the overall business environment in poor countries. Speakers include: Rita Ramalho, Economist, Doing Business at World Bank-IFC; Louise Schneider Moretto, Manager of Financial Services at Women's World Banking; Diana Yousef '04, Head of Knowledge Development and Research, Growing Sustainable Business Initiative at the United Nations Development Programme; Cindy Ko, Director of International Expansion at Endeavor. Moderated by Professor Bill Duggan.

Social Enterprise and the Business Woman
This panel aims to show business women where social enterprise fits into their life through the example of four business women who exemplify commitment to both business and social responsibility. This panel will discuss what business women have to offer and how skill sets can help solve social issues. Whether by sitting on nonprofit boards or by striving to be socially responsible members of the corporate world, there are tangible ways to can fit social enterprise into professional lives. Speakers include: Christina Barrineau, Managing Director of Financial Access Initiative at New York University; Elizabeth Coleman, President of the Beatrice R. and Joseph A. Coleman Foundation and Principal of eColeman Enterprises; Sue Lehmann, Chair of YouthNoise; Lisa Honig Buksbaum, CEO & Founder of Soaringwords. Moderated by Ray Horton, Frank R. Lautenberg Professor of Ethics and Corporate Governance and Director of the Social Enterprise Program.

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Jonathan Rappe: EcoSecurities

When: Thursday, February 22, 2007 at 8:00 a.m.
Where: Calder Lounge

Please join the International Development Club (IDC) for an intimate breakfast with CBS alumnus Jonathan Rappe '06 as part of the IDC's alumni breakfast series. Mr. Rappe works for EcoSecurities, a leading company in the business of sourcing, developing and trading carbon credits throughout the world. He will be speaking about his role at EcoSecurities and some of their current projects.

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Eli Lilly and Biocrossroads

When: Tuesday, February 13, 2007 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Uris 329

Come learn about strategic challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry, the role of nonprofit organizations in healthcare, and investing in biotech startups. Learn about the intersections between healthcare nonprofits and for-profits and the growing number of job opportunities for MBAs that focus on this intersection. Speakers include: Gino Santini, Senior VP of Corporate Strategy and Policy, Eli Lilly & Co. and David Johnson, President & CEO, BioCrossroads, a nonprofit group that raises funding to invest in biotech startups. Organized by the Health Care Industry Association. Please RSVP to Maya at MHenkin07@gsb.columbia.edu.

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The 13th Annual Private Equity Conference

When: Friday, February 9, 2007 - All day
Where: Low Library

Each year, the Conference brings together a unique collection of industry leaders, academic practitioners, alumni and current students to discuss recent trends and emerging issues in the private equity industry. Private equity and venture capital have emerged as a major asset class for institutional and high net-worth investors. As the industry has evolved, the nature of investing and the type of investors have grown increasingly diverse. This year a panel on "Renewable Energy - Powering the Next Generation of Venture Investing" will explore the emergence of venture investing as a possible driver of alternative energy technology development. The panel will also discuss the form that these investments should take, as well as their long-term viability in the venture investing space. Speakers include: Michael Bevan, Managing Director of Element Ventures; Peter Fusaro, CEO of Energy & Environment Capital Management; Michael Miller, Managing Director of Perseus LLC; Neil Suslak '86 Managing Director of Braemar Energy Ventures; and moderated by Eric Silverman, Partner at Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy. For more information visit, www.cbspeconference.com or the 2007 conference website.

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Alumni Club panel: Emerging Markets

When: Monday, February 12 at 6.30 p.m.
Where: The Columbia Club, 15 West 43rd Street, New York

Professionals in the African, Asian and Latin American markets share their perspectives on the political, regulatory and professional opportunities and challenges faced while doing business across Emerging Markets. Speakers include: Li Li, Founder and CEO of International Strategic Group; Thomas Mims, Founder and CEO of Emerging Africa, Ltd.; Eddie Ramos ’93, Executive Director of Morgan Stanley Investment Management; and moderated by Genevieve Sangudi ’04, Investment Officer of Emerging Markets Partnership. Organized by the Office of Alumni Relations, African American Alumni Association, Asian Alumni Club and the Hispanic Alumni Association.

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Agora Partnerships Summer Associate Information Session

When: Friday, February 9 at 1:00 p.m.
Where: Warren 207

Join Ben Powell ’05, co-founder and Managing Director of Agora Partnerships, to learn about internship opportunities for the summer. Agora Partnerships provides consulting and investment to entrepreneurs in the developing world capable of creating successful, socially responsible businesses.

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Annual Social Enterprise Reception

When: Thursday, February 8, 2007 at 6.30 p.m.
Where: Low Library

This event brings together students, alumni and professionals for an evening of networking and socializing. Featured speaker: Geoffrey Canada, President and CEO of Harlem Children's Zone, and introductory remarks by Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University. Founded in 1970, Harlem Children's Zone (HCZ) is a pioneering, non-profit, community-based organization that works to enhance the quality of life for children and families in some of New York City's most devastated neighborhoods.  HCZ's 15 centers serve more than 12,500 children and adults, including over 8,600 at-risk children.

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Career Panel: Working in International Development

When: Thursday February 8 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Uris 307

MBA students discuss how they found their jobs and internships, and what they got out of their experiences. Represented fields include: Development Banking, Development Consulting, Emerging Markets Private Equity, Nonprofit Venture Capital, Microfinance and Development Volunteerism. Speakers include: Aynsley Toole - Inter-American Development Bank; Casey Albert - Emerging Markets Group; Ronald Mincy - EMP Africa; Sid Parekh - Acumen Fund; Pallavi Prasad - Center for Microfinance; Chris Miller - Peace Corps; and Christian Lee - Acap Partners. Please RSVP to Chiza at cvitta08@gsb.columbia.edu.

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Catching the Green Wave: Creating Eco-Advantage that Pays Off for Your Business

When: Wednesday, February 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Skadden Arps, 4 Times Square, 37th Floor

Andrew Winston, co-author of the best selling “Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage” will share findings from his book. He will be accompanied by a panel discussion of practitioners including: Pam Flaherty, SVP Global Relations of Citigroup; Alice LeBlanc, Director of the Office of Environment and Climate Change at AIG; Mark Tercek, Managing Director, Environment at Goldman Sachs; Miranda Magagnini, Co-CEO of IceStone; and moderated by Jacquelyn Ottman, author of "Green Marketing: Opportunity for Innovation." This event is co-sponsored by the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of NY and the Smith College Club of NYC.

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Carbon Finance Panel, followed by a screening of An Inconvenient Truth

When: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at 5:45 p.m.
Where: Uris 301

Will a national cap-and-trade carbon market emerge in the United States? What can the volatile experience of the European carbon market teach us? Where are the future economic and environmental opportunities in carbon finance? Faculty and executives from leading companies involved in carbon finance discuss both the opportunities and challenges in this space. This panel will be followed by a screening of Oscar-nominated film An Inconvenient Truth. Speakers include: Eron Bloomgarden, US Country Director at EcoSecurities; Satyajit Bose, Professor at Columbia School of International and Public Affairs; Neil Cohn, Managing Director of Natsource; and moderated by Geoffrey Heal, Professor at Columbia Business School. Organized by the Social Enterprise Club, Energy Club and Bernstein Student Leadership and Ethics Board. Please RSVP to Cai at csteger08@gsb.columbia.edu.

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New York Presbyterian Hospital Information Session

When: Tuesday January 30 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Uris 140

Learn about opportunities for MBA students and graduates at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Organized by the Health Care Industry Association, at Columbia Business School.

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CommonGood Careers and Job Search Session

When: Monday, January 29 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Uris 307

CommonGood Careers is a nonprofit search firm dedicated to helping today's most effective social entrepreneurs hire the best talent. The organization is focused on serving nonprofit organizations with a national focus. On Friday, February 2nd CommonGood Careers will also provide 45 minute one-on-one sessions for mock interviews and resume reviews. Sessions will be scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Organized by the Social Enterprise Program.

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Edison Schools Field Trip

When: Friday, January 26 at 11:00 a.m.
Where: 521 Fifth Avenue, New York

Meet Edison's Founder and Chairman Chris Whittle, President and CEO Terry Stecz, and learn more about Edison's new school design initiative and discuss career opportunities. In the 2006-07 school year Edison Schools will serve more than an estimated 285,000 public school students in 19 states, the District of Columbia, and the United Kingdom through its whole school management partnerships with districts and charter schools; summer, after-school, and SES programs; and achievement management solutions for school systems. RSVP to Estee at echeng07@gsb.columbia.edu.

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Global Social Venture Fund Mentor Day

When: Friday, January 26 at 3:15 pm
Where: Uris 301

Interested in social entrepreneurship? Come to Mentor Day, to hear speakers discuss socially responsible ventures, investing, and more. Speakers include: Wanja Michuki '02, founder of Highland Tea; Andrea Wenner '05, founder of Out2Play; Anne Busquet, AMB Advisors who will discuss "Investors and Business Plans: What are the elements for Investing?", and Cathy Clark '98 on "Social Impact Assessment". The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC), aims to catalyze and promote the creation of financially self-sufficient or profitable social ventures by bringing together the nation's leading business schools to explore issues relevant to nonprofit and for-profit social entrepreneurs and investors. For more information, contact the Columbia Business School student cochairs: Erwin at EThompson08@gsb.columbia.edu and Riddhi at RDoshi08@gsb.columbia.edu. This mentor day is organized by the Lang Center for Entrepreneurship.

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David Kyle, Chief Operating Officer of Acumen Fund

When: Thursday, January 18 at 5:45 p.m.
Where: Uris 141

David Kyle, COO of Acumen Fund will discuss Acumen Fund's approach to development and alleviating poverty through investments. He will provide details on Acumens progress to date, an overview of the country operations and explain the investment process. In addition, he will describe the role Acumen plays in providing their investees with management assistance, how the Fellows Program helps Acumen achieve these goals and also discuss internship opportunities. Organized by the International Development Club. Please contact Carolin for more information: CStetter07@gsb.columbia.edu

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Chazen Study Tour to Rwanda

When: Monday, January 1 - Saturday, January 13
Where: Rwanda

Students will travel to Rwanda to study private sector development. The trip is being facilitated by Population Services International, an organization that works with the private sector in more than 60 countries to address the health problems of low-income and vulnerable populations. Activities include visits to the Millennium Village Project in Bugasera, the Maraba coffee cooperative in Butare, the Gisakura Tea Factory, Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), and OTF Group Group; as well as gorilla tracking in Volcanoes National Park and trips to Akagera National Park and Nyungwe Forest. Organized with support from the Social Enterprise Program. For more information please contact Folake at OOguntebi07@gsb.columbia.edu.

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Good Morning Africa

When: Wednesday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Uris 329

Only first year MBA students are invited to attend this sessions to learn about the Ghana Summer 2007 program. Africa possesses the most intellectually challenging and rewarding work environment for every perspective MBA path. Good Morning Africa was founded to change the world one large-scale manufacturing plant, film studio, and architecture firm at a time. Organized by the Office of MBA Career Services.

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Nonprofit Finance Fund Workshop

When: Wednesday, December 6 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Uris 329

Do you want to do well by doing good? Are you interested in financial services? Does management consulting appeal to you? Did you ever think you could have a career that combined all three? This case analysis workshop and information session on Nonprofit Finance Fund will guide participants through a typical NFF case and highlight jobs that are currently available and that will be available towards the end of the academic year, including summer opportunities. NFF's mission is to serve as a development finance institution for nonprofit organizations, working to fill their overall need for capital through financing and advisory services. NFF supports its nonprofit clients' multi-faceted contributions to communities, advances community and economic development goals, and works to fill the overall need for capitalization of organizations in this sector. Organized by the Social Enterprise Club. RSVP to Laura at lclancy07@gsb.columbia.edu.

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Acumen Fund Fellows Program

When: Tuesday, December 5 at 12:30
Where: Uris 140

Deepti Doshi, Fellows Manager at Acumen Fund, will discuss the Acumen Fund’s Fellows Program. The Fellows Program provides extraordinary young professionals with a unique opportunity to use their skills to effect real social change with our portfolio organizations in Africa, India and Pakistan, and to build lasting relationships with other like-minded individuals. Fellows spend one year working with the Acumen team and with local entrepreneurs, gaining experience in price performance, logistics, distribution systems, scaling and innovative technology; the first two months are spent in an intensive orientation program in New York which explores challenges entrepreneurs face and meets with a number of leaders from the business, social entrepreneurship and development sectors. For more information please contact Carolin cstetter07@gsb.columbia.edu.

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Victory Schools Information Session

When: Tuesday, December 5 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Uris 327

Victory Schools is a leading private manager of public schools. The session will focus on an array of summer internships available in NY, PA and possibly Chicago. The organization provides school management and advisory services, supporting schools and school districts in the creation of outstanding public schools. Current operations include 8 charter schools in NY (several new schools proposed in NYC, PA, & Chicago for fall 2007 openings), 6 schools in Philadelphia through a partnership with the school district, and high school consulting services in NY & Delaware. Previous intern projects include: School Design & Proposal Submission, School Start-Up, Grant Writing, Analysis of Corporate Fee Structure, Assessment of Board Satisfaction, and Analysis of Current & Future Lines of Business. This event is organized by the Social Enterprise Club.

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Diana Yousef, UNDP Growing Sustainable Business Initiative

When: Tuesday, December 5 at 8:00 a.m.
Where: Hepburn Lounge

Breakfast discussion with Diana Yousef ’04, Growing Sustainable Business Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), an innovative effort to identify investment opportunities in sectors ranging from renewable energy to financial services in more than 30 developing and post-conflict countries around the world. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about international development career paths from a Columbia Business School alumnae, as well as cutting-edge private sector development and the United Nations system directly from an active practitioner. This event is organized by the International Development Club. RSVP to Pallavi at pprasad07@gsb.columbia.edu.

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Guggenheim Museum and Foundation Senior Management Visit

When: Friday, December 1 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Sackler Center for Arts Education, at the Guggenheim

This is a unique opportunity to learn about the Guggenheim Museum and Foundation from senior management. Discussion topics will include planned developments for the Guggenheim, the business model of the museum(s), and careers in the arts for MBA graduates. Speakers include: Marc Steglitz, Chief Financial Officer; and Nick Simunovic, Director of Corporate Development. Organized by the Arts Association. RSVP to Wfang07@gsb.columbia.edu.

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The International Development Club Washington D.C. Trip

When: Thursday, November 30 - Sunday, December 3
Where: Washington D.C.

Meet professionals from International Development organizations in the DC area. The agenda includes company visits, panels, lunch, presentations and a networking mixer. The organizations include: International Finance Corporation, World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, IMF, Emerging Markets Partnership, Chemonics, FINCA, Technoserve and the Millennium Challenge Corporation. For more information, contact Chiza at cvitta08@gsb.columbia.edu.

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MBA-Nonprofit Connection Career Counseling Sessions

When: Friday, December 1
Where: Warren Hall

Alison Davis, Executive Director of the MBA-Nonprofit Connection (MNC), will be at CBS to conduct nonprofit career counseling sessions with first- and second-year students interested in nonprofit summer internships or careers. Alison founded the MBA-Nonprofit Connection in 1995 to facilitate the placement of MBA students and alumni in summer and career jobs in the nonprofit sector.

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Visiting Nurse Service of New York Information Session

When: Wednesday, November 29 at 7 p.m.
Where: Uris 328

Visiting Nurse Service of New York a $1 billion non-profit health care organization with 11,000 employees. This session will provide information on a Summer 2007 management consulting internship with its Performance Improvement team. The website also provides information on the organization, mission, and more details on the broad scope of work, for those students who would be interested in learning more: www.vnsny.org.

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Social Compliance Standards, Ethical Sourcing, and Certification in Global Business: The Social Accountability International (SAI) Model

When: Wednesday, November 29 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Uris 326

Corporate Social Responsibility has become a buzz word around the world. Representatives from Social Accountability International, Eileen Fisher and Toys "R" Us will discuss their experiences working to improve standards and accountability in sourcing and production. Organized by the International Development Club, the Bernstein Student Leadership and Ethics Board, the Human Rights Working Group and the Center for the Study of Human Rights.

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Social Compliance Standards, Ethical Sourcing, and Certification in Global Business: The Social Accountability International (SAI) Model

When: Wednesday, November 29 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Uris 326

Corporate Social Responsibility has become a buzz word around the world. Representatives from Social Accountability International, Eileen Fisher and Toys "R" Us will discuss their experiences working to improve standards and accountability in sourcing and production. Panelists include: Tom DeLuca, Vice President of Imports and Compliance for Toys "R" Us; Amy Hall, Social Consciousness Director for Eileen Fisher Inc.; Phan Thi Hai Yen, Program Manager, Vietnam Office for Social Accountability International; and moderated by Rainer Braun, Lecturer, School of International and Public Affairs. Organized by the International Development Club, the Bernstein Student Leadership and Ethics Board, the Human Rights Working Group and the Center for the Study of Human Rights.

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Business & Human Rights: Careers in CSR

When: Tuesday, November 28 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Uris 303

Distinguished speakers: Mark Barenberg, Professor of Law at Columbia University; Jennifer Goralski, Assistant VP of Credit Suisse Americas Foundation; Melissa Powell, Project Manager at United Nations Global Compact; Valerie Cook Smith, VP of Environmental Affairs at Citigroup; and Sandrine Tesner, Managing Director of Renaissance Strategy LLC. Moderated by: Dr J. Paul Martin, Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University. This event is co-sponsored by the Bernstein Student Leadership and Ethics Board and the Human Rights Working Group at SIPA.

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Education Pioneers Information Session

When: Tuesday, November 28 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Uris 303

Interested in learning how to apply your passion and skills to transform urban public education? Need help navigating your post-graduate school career plans? Education Pioneers Fellows Program is a full-time, ten-week summer program where talented graduate students in business, education, law, policy, and other disciplines (“Fellows”) intern with effective schools, districts, and education organizations (“Partners”) and train under existing education leaders. Over the course of the summer, Fellows work on challenging projects for Partners to gain practical experience and convene as a cohort for five training sessions, two retreats, and regular networking events. Education Pioneers currently runs the Fellows program in the San Francisco Bay Area, Boston and New York City and will soon be expanding to Los Angeles, Washington DC and Chicago. For more information go to www.educationpioneers.org. Please RSVP to dkurshan07@gsb.columbia.edu

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A Conversation with Kurt Hoffman, Director of the Shell Foundation

When: Monday, November 20 at 5:45 a.m.
Where: Warren 209

Kurt Hoffman, will discuss his experience as Director of the Shell Foundation. A development economist by training, Hoffman first practiced his craft in an academic context as a Senior Fellow at the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex in the UK and then worked at an advisory and operational level for private foundations as well as the UN, EU, the World Bank and various bi-lateral development agencies. A valuable grounding in the real world of raising investment capital and spinning off start-up businesses followed. In parallel with these activities, there was a prolonged period of work at board level to establish viable societal and customer value propositions to underpin airline industry support for the environment. This led to an invitation to join Shell Group in 1997 as architect and then Director of the Shell Foundation. Hoffman was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2003.

Please contact csteger08@gsb.columbia.edu to RSVP for this event. This event is organized by the Social Enterprise Club and Bernstein Leadership and Ethics Board.

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Silfen Lecture Series: Lord John Browne, Group Chief Executive, BP plc.

When: Friday, November 17 at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Uris Hall

Lord John Browne, Group Chief Executive of BP, will discuss issues related to the world-wide energy supply and security, climate change, and concerns about the energy sector's ability to respond to these global challenges. Lord Browne will be introduced by Dean Hubbard. This event was co-sponsored by the Energy Club.

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Anne-Marie Burgoyne, Draper Richards Foundation

When: Tuesday, November 14 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Uris 328

Building on a belief in the power of passionate individuals to change the world, the Draper Richards Foundation selects social entrepreneurs and funds their ideas for startup non-profit organizations. Employing a rigorous selection process and a results-driven approach, the Draper Richards Foundation has awarded fellowships to numerous organizations including Room to Read, the Taproot Foundation, and Education Pioneers. Anne-Marie Burgoyne, Director, Draper Richards Foundation will discuss foundations, social entrepreneurship and innovative non-profit models. Please RSVP to ngandhi07@gsb.columbia.edu if you are interested in attending this event. Organized by the Social Enterprise Club.

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Pursuing a Career in International Development and Humanitarian Relief

When: Monday, November 13, 2006 at 5:45 p.m.
Where: Uris 333

Raj Kumar cofounder and President of the Development Executive Group, which runs an online International Development recruiting website will be on campus to discuss job search strategies. Organized by the International Development Club. Please contact Chiza to RSVP, at cvitta08@gsb.columbia.edu.

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Social Enterprise Career Orientation Session

When: Friday, November 10 at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Uris 329

Staff from Career Services and the Social Enterprise Program will review the resources available to MBA students interested in social enterprise and answer any questions.

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MBA Enterprise Corp Presentation

When: Thursday, November 9 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Uris 306

C.D. Glin, Director of the MBA Enterprise Corps, will describe post-MBA opportunities for both US citizens and foreign nationals to work with companies in developing economies. Assignments starting in July 2007 will be in Africa and Latin America. Several positions with a January 2007 start date will be in: Azerbaijan, Southern Sudan and Nigeria. Three months of intensive in-country language and cultural training is provided before MBAs begin work with companies. The MBAEC, a division of the CDC, is a PVO founded in 1990 by a consortium of leading business schools. Columbia was one of the original 16 schools supporting the MBAEC and over 760 MBAs have assisted over 1500 business enterprises in over 25 countries on 4 continents. For more information please see: www.mbaec.org.

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Social Enterprise & Healthcare with BCG

When: Tuesday, November 7 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Uris 140

The Boston Consulting Group, as part of its discussion series, will host a session on “Taking ACTion against Malaria”. Please join Alice Peterson, Project Leader, and John Leroi, Consultant, both in the New York Office, for insights and feedback on this topic. Please RSVP via BOLD.

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Bridgespan Information Session

When: Monday, November 6 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Uris 306

Bridgespan is a non-profit consulting organization with offices in San Francisco and Boston. Bridgespan strengthens the ability of nonprofit organizations to achieve breakthrough results by addressing society's most important challenges and opportunities. Bridgespan offers MBAs a unique opportunity of a career in a top tier management consulting firm, while working on issues such as education reform, poverty alleviation, youth development, civic engagement and environmental well-being.

The information session will be led by current Bridgespan managers and consultants, including Maddy Niebauer '05, and will provide information about Bridgespan's work with nonprofit organizations, the consultant role, and how to best prepare for the application process. Organized by the Social Enterprise Club.

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I-Prep Volunteer Session

When: Friday, November 3 at 12:45 p.m.
Where: Uris 330

The Social Enterprise Club will sponsor an I-Prep volunteer session. I-Prep is a no-commitment, on-campus community service organization. Through I-Prep, MBAs provide 2 half hour mock interviews to welfare-to-work individuals going through a job readiness program with FEGS Health and Human Services. No interviewing experience is required.

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Endeavor: Helping High Impact Entrepreneurs Create Change in Emerging Economies

When: Tuesday, October 31 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Warren 416

Emerging economies need more than foreign aid and good intentions to help them grow: they need high potential entrepreneurs to spark growth from the ground-up. Come learn more about Endeavor, a nonprofit that is helping entrepreneurs succeed across South America, South Africa and Turkey by connecting them with mentors, other entrepreneurs, training, and MBA consultants to help them achieve their business goals. Endeavor Entrepreneurs have created over 38,000 jobs paying on average 10x the national minimum wage, generated over US$1.3 billion in revenues during 2005 alone, and with Endeavor's support secured over US$870 million in financing. The eMBA summer internship program allows MBAs to work one-on-one with Endeavor Entrepreneurs for 10 weeks to help them transform their businesses. Laura Esnaola and Diego Panama from the Endeavor Global office in New York will answer questions and discuss recently selected high-impact companies that are likely to need eMBAs next summer.

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Keith Rosenthal, Phoenix Realty Group

When: Tuesday, October 31 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Uris Hall

Phoenix Realty Group (PRG) is a national real estate fund focused on providing capital and expertise to urban developers while also providing opportunistic rates of return for institutional investors. In a workshop format, Keith Rosenthal, Co-Founder and President, will walk students through how his firm looks at both subsidized and market rate development models, and how PRG makes both work for them in urban areas.

The firm's focus is on urban, economically targeted investments such as for-sale and rental housing, low-income tax-credit housing, and community revitalizing commercial projects, and we will go through how those models can work for both developers and communities. PRG focuses on the creation of urban housing affordable by middle-income households, including live/work lofts, mid-to-high rise apartments, townhomes and single family homes. Phoenix Realty Group's neighborhood retail projects help revitalize the urban core by providing the kinds of jobs and services necessary for the community to thrive.

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October Dinner with Camilla Nestor on Microfinance

When: Monday, October 30 at 6:15 p.m.
Where: Faculty House

This Mentor Dinner series is a unique opportunity for a small group of students to meet with top experts from various areas of social enterprise.

Participants will meet with Camilla Nestor '02 who joined Grameen Foundation in August 2005 bringing over 10 years of experience in microfinance and commercial banking. She manages Grameen Foundation's Growth Guarantee fund, a $50 million program designed to leverage local currency financing for microfinance globally. Prior to joining Grameen, she spent five years working with microfinance institutions while based in Southeast Asia and the Balkans; she has also worked as an associate in Citigroup's Structured Corporate Finance Department where she executed credit-enhanced debt financings for emerging markets firms in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Camilla holds an MBA and a masters degree in International Affairs from Columbia University and a bachelor's degree in Political Science and International Relations from Colorado College. She speaks Bahasa Indonesia and is conversant in French. Organized by the Social Enterprise Club.

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DonorsChoose Fundraising Party

When: Saturday, October 28 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Do Hwa restaurant, 55 Carmine St (by Bedford)

DonorsChoose is an organization that allows teachers to submit ideas for experiences or resources that they need and we can help fund specific projects in public schools. DonorsChoose was awarded Amazon’s Most Innovative Non-Profit award in 2005 and Charles Best, the Founder and CEO (and Ashoka Fellow), will be attending the event with a number of employees. The organization is supported by the Omidyar Network. We will be pioneering a novel mechanism for making donations with your cell phone, and the entrance ticket will cover both food and a donation to Donors Choose. Hosted by Columbia Business School’s Cluster A. For more information, please contact David at Ddelserbartolome08@gsb.columbia.edu.

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Arnaud Ventura, Executive Vice President of PlaNet Finance and Chief Executive Officer of MicroCred

When: Saturday, October 21 at 11:40 p.m.
Where: Warren Hall

Arnaud Ventura is the founder of MicroCred, an investment company created by PlaNet Finance and partner investors: the International Finance Corporation, Société Générale and Axa Belgium. Mr. Ventura will share the experience he has gained through direct involvement in the design, implementation and negotiation of large consulting projects, technical assistance projects, bank downscaling and government consulting. This event is part of the EMBA lunchtime speaker series.

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Crossing Swords with Oligarchs: Profitable Investment and Economic Development in Emerging Markets

When: Monday, October 16 at 5.45 p.m.
Where: Uris 301

William Browder is the Founder and CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, the premier investment advisory firm specializing in Russian equities with approximately $4 billion invested in Russia. Mr. Browder is a leading shareholder rights activist and outspoken fighter for better corporate governance in Russia. He will discuss the role played by investors in shaping the business environment, and implications for economic development. Organized by the International Development Club, and supported by the Columbia Investment Management Association, Central Eastern European Business Club, and Bernstein Student Leadership & Ethics Board.

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The Broad Residency in Urban Education

When: Tuesday, October 10 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Uris 327

The Broad Residency in Urban Education is a two-year management development program that immediately places participants in full-time managerial positions in the central operations of reform minded districts nationwide. Designed for graduates from the top business, law and public policy schools with three to four years of work experience, the program trains talented emerging leaders for senior management careers in urban school districts and charter management organizations. The Residents participate in professional development sessions, while leading major projects such as opening new schools, leading district budgeting processes and improving the management of human resources.

This information session will be hosted by Chaka Booker the Associate Director of Recruitment and Orion Loundon '07 a Broad Summer Associate.

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Annual Social Enterprise Conference

When: Friday, October 6, All Day
Where: Uris Hall

The Annual Social Enterprise Conference, “Raising the Bar,” will feature a keynote address by this year's award winner of the Benjamin Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics, Jim Sinegal , CEO of Costco Wholesale Corporation.

The conference will feature a diverse group of business leaders from the private, public and nonprofit sectors who challenge conventional thinking and define success in terms of social and environmental benefits, as well as financial returns. These individuals are continuously "raising the bar" in pursuit of innovative ways to create sustainable value for society. This annual event brings together industry leaders, professionals, faculty, alumni and students to share best practices and to engender new ideas surrounding the intersection of mission and business. Organized by the Social Enterprise Club, International Development Club and the Social Enterprise Program.

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Nonprofit Board Leadership Program Kick off Session

When: Friday, September 29 at 2 p.m.
Where: Robin Hood Foundation, 826 Broadway

The NBLP annual kick-off session for selected students draws on industry leading experts to discuss current trends and issues at the forefront of non-profit governance. This year's session is hosted by Robin Hood Foundation, a leading philanthropic organization focusing on poverty alleviation in New York City. Professor Ray Horton will introduce the session and provide a brief overview, and Michael Weinstein, Robin Hood's Chief Program Officer, will discuss the quantitative metrics employed to judge the social success of the nonprofit's they fund.

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Annual Social Enterprise Retreat

When: Saturday, September 16, All Day
Where: Catskill, NY at the Horton-Dinan weekend retreat

This annual upstate social gathering gives new students a chance to meet second year students, SEP staff, faculty and other friends of the Program.

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Mark Albion: Leading a Values-Based Business

When: Thursday, September 7 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Uris 142

Author of Making a Life, Making a Living, a NY Times Best seller, and his new book True to Yourself: Leading a Values-Based Business, will discuss the successes and mistakes of some of the most successful values-based leaders to find out how to build a business that reflects your values. Organized by the Social Enterprise Club and International Development Club.

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Bottom Line

When: Thursday, August 24 at 9:30 a.m.
Where: Miller Theater

New students IBS orientation panel featuring Eric Eve, Senior Vice President of Community Relations, Citigroup Global Consumer Group; Dotti Hatcher, Senior Director of Social & Community Investment, Gap Inc.; Peter Knight, President of Generation Investment Management; and moderated by Geoffrey Heal, Paul Garrett Professor of Public Policy and Business Responsibility, Columbia Business School. Organized by the Sanford C. Bernstein Center for Leadership and Ethics.

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Social Enterprise Club Summer Social

When: Wednesday, August 2 at 6 p.m.
Where: Downtown Manhattan

Summer Social evening for current Social Enterprise Club students at Columbia Business School, alumni and the new MBA students (Class of '08). Organized by the Social Enterprise Club.

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