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Spring 2006 Newsletter

Summer Internships Provide Entrée to Careers in Social Enterprise
This summer will mark the 15th year of the CORPS Fellowship Program and the third year of the Social Venture Internship Fund. Read more...

Recent Events for this Academic Year

Final Event: Global Social Venture Competition Finals at Columbia, April 7

CORPS Fellowship Fund-raising Drive: March–April

Dinner: Luanne Zurlo ’93, Executive Director, World Education & Development Fund, February 22

Field Trip: Greyston Bakery in Yonkers, N.Y., January 27

Annual Social Enterprise Conference Keynote: Joan Bavaria, founding President and CEO of Trillium Asset Management, October 7

Welcome to New Advisory Board Members
Message from the Director, Professor Ray Horton.

Ecotourism and Adventure in Ecuador
During winter break a dozen MBA students embarked on an ecotourism study tour to Ecuador. Read more...

School Launches New Course on Nonprofits
The latest in the new set of Social Enterprise courses, Board and Executive Management of Nonprofits, was introduced in the fall term. Read more...

Professor Suresh Sundaresan's Research in Microfinance
Suresh Sundaresan, the Chase Manhattan Bank Foundation Professor of Financial Institutions, conducts research in concert with the Centre for Microfinance Research. Read more...

Alumni Profiles - Kim Davis '02: Nonprofit Capacity Building
After graduation, Kim Davis '02 focused her job search on brand management for a social mission company. Read more...

Nonprofit Venture Consulting in Santiago
Over winter break first-year MBA students work on a pro bono consulting project with NESsT. Read more...

Social Enterprise Annual Reception at Christie's and Nonprofit Board Program
Students, alumni, faculty members and invited guests gathered at Christie's auction house on February 6. Read more...


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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Summer Fellowship Program

Microfinance models help women of Burkina Faso

Read about the experiences of our summer fellows as they help create social and environmental value.


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