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Recent MBA Grad Launches Playground Venture

Social Enterprise News | July 20, 2005

Andrea Wenner '05 starts nonprofit to address the lack of playground facilities at New York City's elementary schools.

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Fighting AIDS in Africa - Lessons from Botswana

Social Enterprise News | July 20, 2005

Jeffrey Sturchio, Merck vice president of external affairs and human health in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, discusses a partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the government of Botswana.

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Columbia Team Connect US wins prize at the Global Social Venture Competition at UC Berkeley

Social Enterprise News | April 21, 2005

Venture's strategy to minimize patient non-compliance impresses judges with its potential for financial sustainability and social impact. By Bethany Hale '06 and Mollie Kinnamon at the Lang Center.

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MIDI's Spring Break in Nicaragua - A Place to Go, A Place to Grow

Social Enterprise News | March 31, 2005

Working for Agora Partnerships, students conduct consulting sessions with some of Central America's budding entrepreneurs. By Jaya Balasubramaniam '06 and Michelle Fertig '06, Bottom Line.

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Nonprofit Executive Directors Share Experiences in "Introduction to the Social Sector" Series

Social Enterprise News | March 30, 2005

Heads of some of New York's and New Jersey's top nonprofits discuss the challenges of being an Executive Director. By Lindsay Kruse '06.

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Spring Newsletter - Stiglitz Speaks on Business for Social Responsibility and Development

Social Enterprise News | March 21, 2005

"Adam Smith's invisible hand often seems invisible because it’s not actually there" said Professor Joseph Stiglitz in his keynote address to the annual Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) conference.

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Spring Newsletter - Chris Flynn '04: Community Development and Affordable Housing

Social Enterprise News | March 21, 2005

Chris Flynn '04 is applying her MBA to community development and affordable housing with the Housing Development Corporation in New York City.

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Spring Newsletter - Class of 2005 Selects Loan Assistance as Class Gift

Social Enterprise News | March 21, 2005

The official kick-off for the 2005 class gift campaign was held at Low Library on March 29. This year's graduating class voted to support a loan assistance program for students who take positions in the public and nonprofit sectors.

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When Doing Good Is Good Business

Social Enterprise News | January 22, 2005

Professor Geoffrey Heal leads panel discussion on "Corporate Social Responsibility and the Bottom Line."

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IBS Events Explore Corruption, Corporate Governance and Individual Choices

Social Enterprise News | November 18, 2004

Discussion led by Professor Ray Fisman

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