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DWIGHT HALL & THE SOCIAL IMPACT LAB PRESENT: SOCIAL IMPACT BONDS 101. OCT. 25, 11:45am @ Evans Hall Rm 4210. Greenberg World Fellow Jose Luis Chicoma and Yihana von Ritter (MBA 2018) will provide a crash course on social impact bonds - an innovative investment mechanism that promotes results-based financing for social good. This event is held in collaboration with Dwight Hall. *Lunch will be provided. DETAILS
INVESTING FOR IMPACT: MATTHEW WEATHERLY-WHITE, CAPROCK. OCT. 25, 4:30-5:30pm @ Evans Hall, Rm 4410. Described as “ The Philosopher King of Impact Investing,” Matthew Weatherly-White is a co-founder and Managing Director of The CAPROCK Group. A multi-family office based in Boise, ID advising over 3 Billion dollars, roughly 1/3rd of which has been deployed with an eye towards impact investing: pursuing positive financial return while simultaneously creating durable, measurable social and environmental value. REGISTER HERE.
WORKSHOP, THINK TANKS & POST-TRUTH POLITICS. OCT. 25, 5pm @ Kroon Hall, Burke Auditorium. What is the role of think tanks in an era where fake news has had such a strong influence on public opinion and decision-makers? Keynote speaker James McGann is one of the most renowned experts in the think tank world. As the Director of the Think Tank and Civil Society Program of the University of Pennsylvania, he has published several books on the topic, the most important annual reports worldwide, and organizes events and networks around the globe to debate and discuss the challenges, opportunities and future of think tanks. REGISTER HERE.
BUSINESS OF BIOTECH: OVERVIEW OF CAMPUS RESOURCES & INTRO TO THE BIOTECH LANDSCAPE. OCT. 25, 5:30-7:30pm @ Brady Auditorium, 310 Cedar St. Featuring Jim Boyle of the Office of Cooperative Research and Susan Froshauer, President of CURE Innovation Commons. REGISTER HERE.
SPARK EXCHANGE. OCT. 25, 6pm @ BAR, 254 Crown St. Mission-driven founders, including Yale alum Ben Young, cofounder of Hugo & Hoby, share their stories. Ad-lib presentations are welcomed. Hosted by Pirie Associates. DETAILS & SIGN UP HERE.
RESILIENT LEADERS PROGRAM APPLICATION DEADLINE. OCT. 25. Presented by the Yale Center for Business and the Environment. The Resilient Leaders program is a two-credit independent study course that spans from Fall 2 through Spring 1. A cohort of twenty students selected from across Yale’s campus will meet every three weeks from Nov 2nd - March 11th (Fridays 11.30am - 1.30pm). In addition to connecting with other Yale students, participants will engage in intimate conversations with world-changing leaders. Keno Sadler, VP of Programs at Echoing Green, will lead the sessions, and other guests will provide insight from their experience as change agents within their respective fields. DETAILS & APPLICATION.
PERFECTING YOUR PITCH: PITCH WORKSHOP FOR YALE RESEARCHERS. OCT. 27, 11:30am-1pm @ Brady Auditorium, 310 Cedar St. Learn the skills you need to deliver a compelling pitch to advance your discovery to the marketplace. This foundational workshop focuses on techniques to ensure your venture – and research – is accessible to industry partners and investors, and that will prepare you for Blavatnik Fund applications. This workshop is led by Julie Vance, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at OCR and Communications Expert from Executive Voice. *LUNCH AT 11:30am; WORKSHOP AT 12pm. REGISTER HERE.
BROWN BAG LUNCH W/ JEN BOUREY, SOFTWARE ENGINEER AT GOOGLE. OCT. 27, 12-1pm @ Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Ave. Women in Tech@Yale is excited to welcome back alum Jen Bourey who will update us on her current work and life at Google. Bring your own lunch - we will provide coffee and dessert. ALL are welcome! REGISTER HERE.
SCREENPRINTING WORKSHOP FOR BEGINNERS. OCT. 28, 1-2:30pm @ WLH 112. Join YaleMakes for a screen-printing workshop and print a
canvas tote bag. Free. JOIN HERE.
PRESIDENT'S WOMEN OF YALE LECTURE SERIES: ANITA HILL ('80 JD): OCT. 30, 3:30-6pm @ Evans Hall, Zhang Auditorium. Anita Hill ’80 J.D. will join President Salovey in a conversation open to members of the Yale community. Anita Hill is the University Professor of Law, Public Policy and Women’s Studies in the Heller Graduate School of Policy and Management at Brandeis University. She is also of counsel to the law firm of Cohen, Milstein, Sellers and Toll, where she advises on class action workplace discrimination cases. REGISTER HERE.
SOFTHEON INFO SESSION: ACE YOUR TECH INTERVIEW. OCT. 30, 6-7:30pm. This event hosted by Softheon will give you an in depth look into the minds of the Technical Hiring Manager & Recruiter, to allow you to be a step above the competition! Softheon will touch upon both the Summer Internship application & interview process, and the full-time application and interview process, providing tips & tricks on how to keep your candidate profile attractive, and at the top of the list! Pizza will be provided courtesy of BAR. REGISTER HERE (UNDER EVENTS - INFO SESSION)
CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP TALK W/ CATALDO. NOV. 14, 5:30-6:30pm @ CCAM, 149 York St. The Common Good and Creative Careers initiative at OCS is planning a What are Creative Careers? Creative Entrepreneurship event for November. This will be a great opportunity for students to engage with an entrepreneurial alum that found business success as a result of his creative/artistic background. Named one of the 40 under 40 business leaders in Indiana, Yuri Cataldo brings years of experience in the arts, design, entrepreneurship, marketing, innovation, and publicity to his advising of founders, artists, and students. He has lectured at Princeton, Stanford, Notre Dame, Emerson College, Indiana
University, Ohio State, and at numerous conferences about the intersections of art, entrepreneurship, and innovation.
D-PRIZE APPLICATION DEADLINE. EARLY DECISION - NOV. 19; FINAL DEADLINE - DEC. 10. D-Prize awards new social entrepreneurs up to $20,000 to alleviate extreme poverty. They have researched a dozen poverty interventions which, if distributed at scale, will impact millions of people. Pitch your solution in a 2 page concept note by November 19 (early deadline) or December 10 (regular deadline). Up to 30 entrepreneurs will be awarded the seed capital to launch a social venture or NGO pilot. DETAILS & APPLICATION HERE.
IHY SEED STAGE AWARD APPLICATION DEADLINE. NOV. 27. Win $5k from InnovateHealth Yale to develop an innovative solution to address a health or education challenge that disproportionately impacts low-income communities in the United States or low-resource countries. DETAILS & APPLICATION HERE.
AETNA FOUNDATION SEED STAGE AWARD APPLICATION DEADLINE. NOV. 27. Win $5k to develop technological solutions to address health challenges that disproportionately impact low-income communities in the US. Medical residents, post-docs, and junior faculty are also welcome to apply for this
award, in addition to students. DETAILS & APPLICATION HERE.
YHACK APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN. YHack - happening Dec.1-3, 2017 at Yale - features 1,000+ hackers and makers arriving from universities around the world building projects with the help of engineers from Google, Facebook and other tech leaders. This year, YHack is introducing special tracks in finance, healthcare and education to focus on current problems in technology. APPLY HERE.
ROUGH DRAFT VENTURES ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Applications are now open for The Rough Draft Academy, a three-month summer program that pairs top students with technical internships at high-growth startups across Boston and New York. DETAILS & APPLICATION.