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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ben Powell '05 Honored as Social Enterprise Alumnus Innovator
Social Enterprise News | March 14, 2011
Ben Powell '05 receives the award for innovatively applying business ideas, principles, and tools to make a social or environmental impact.
Measuring and Creating Excellence in Schools: A Research Report
Social Enterprise News | December 09, 2010
The Social Enterprise Program releases a report discussing how to effectively measure success in schools to impact performance.
Justine Zinkin '02 and Thomas Campbell '09 featured in $100M pledge announcement by Henry Kravis '69
Social Enterprise News | October 15, 2010
Article by The Record, Columbia University, October 15, 2010
Bridging the Gap Between Nonprofits and Traditional Businesses
Social Enterprise News | June 25, 2010
With recent talks in Albany on benefit corporations, the SEP and Grameen Creative Lab are organizing a Social Business Lab.
Social Venture Innovators
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Lending money to entrepreneurs whose endeavors are too large to receive microfinance loans but too small and risky to receive funding from traditional banks.
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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