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Columbia MBA Students Win First Place at Net Impact Case Competition

Social Enterprise News | February 19, 2012

MBA students Donnel Baird '13, Morris Cox '13, Elmer Moore '13, and Miklos Raibon '13 won first place at the annual Net Impact Case Competition.

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Professor Jonah Rockoff and Colleagues Release Landmark Education Study

Social Enterprise News | January 20, 2012

A new study by Professor Jonah Rockoff and colleagues indicates that good elementary school teachers have a positive effect on students in the long-term.

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Professor Ray Fisman: New Study Links Teachers to Students' Positive Life Outcomes

Social Enterprise News | January 20, 2012

A new study suggests that a good grade school teacher can boost college attendance rates, reduce teenage pregnancy, and increase a student??s earning potential.

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MBAs Lend Their Skills to Nonprofit Boards

Social Enterprise News | December 12, 2011

BusinessWeek highlighted the Nonprofit Board Leadership Program, which pairs MBA students with alumni mentors serving on New York City nonprofit boards.

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Leymah Gbowee Wins Nobel Peace Prize, Speaks at 2011 Social Enterprise Conference

Social Enterprise News | October 11, 2011

Leymah Gbowee, who was a keynote speaker at the Oct. 7 Social Enterprise Conference, was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize on the same day.

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2011 Social Enterprise Conference: Social Innovation in a Networked World

Social Enterprise News | September 06, 2011

Registration is now open for the 2011 Social Enterprise Conference.

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Summer Spotlight: Punching Above One's Weight

Social Enterprise News | August 25, 2011

Marin Kaleya '12 spent her summer working at the Acumen Fund as part of the Social Enterprise Summer Fellowship Program.

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Bruce Usher to Serve as Social Enterprise Program Co-Director

Social Enterprise News | May 12, 2011

Dean Glenn Hubbard welcomes Professor Bruce Usher to his new role.

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Banking On Social Enterprise

Social Enterprise News | May 02, 2011

Managing a successful turnaround was just the first step for Neighborhood Trust CEO Justine Zinkin '02, who is proving that's possible for banks to serve New York City's poorest individuals, and help them achieve long-term financial stability.

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Business School Volunteers Help Newly Employed Make Sense of Their Money

Social Enterprise News | April 20, 2011

Money Makes Cents, a semester-long mentoring program run by more than 75 Columbia MBA student volunteers, featured in The Record.

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2014 Social Enterprise Conference

Millennials Rising: What's Next for Sustainability?

When: October 31, 2014,
8:30 am-6:00pm

The Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
Between 45th and 46th Streets
New York, NY 10036

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The annual Social Enterprise Conference at Columbia Business School brings together thought leaders from across private, nonprofit, public, and academic sectors to share best practices, debate critical issues, and collaborate on innovative concepts to inspire change. Through interactive sessions, keynote speakers, workshops, a pitch competition, and networking opportunities, the conference presents guests with the opportunity to partake in the most important business and societal conversation of this new era. For updates on speakers and sessions, please visit the conference website.

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