Free Online Certificate course on Global Poverty from MIT

MIT professors Abhishek Banerjee and Esther Duflo are offering a FREE course on “The Challenges of Global Poverty” at the MIT educationX portal. Classes began in mid february but enrollments are still open. All students who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of accomplishment from MIT. You can enrol today at https://www.edx.org/courses/MITx/14.73x/2013_Spring/about Challenges of Global … Continue reading “Free Online Certificate course on Global Poverty from MIT”

10 Upcoming Female Social Entrepreneurs of India – News Digest

The 10 Upcoming Female Social Entrepreneurs of India With social entrepreneurship exploding in popularity all over the world, it becomes hard to identify true future leaders. Here we identify 10 of the upcoming female social entrepreneurs we’re watching. Read more here Top 5 Tips For Social Entrepreneurs We spoke to Sara about entrepreneurs’ responsibility for … Continue reading “10 Upcoming Female Social Entrepreneurs of India – News Digest”

Upaya Social Ventures invests in Justrojgar

Delhi-based Justrojgar has announced that it has secured an initial equity investment from Upaya Social Ventures.Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The partnership coincides with the launch of www.justrojgar.com, India’s first-ever integrated on-line employment exchange for the service sector. The company envisions the website as a complement to its other efforts to recruit, train, place, … Continue reading “Upaya Social Ventures invests in Justrojgar”

Sankalp Forum – Samridhi Regional Summit and Award Winners 2012

Kanungo Insitute of Diabetes Speciality wins grand prize and Greenway Grameen wins in Women Impact. Eminent political leaders congregate along with social entrepreneurs and investors to boost economic development activity in the poorest states of India The Sankalp Forum-Samridhi Regional summit was held in Ptna on October 16, 2012. This initiative, organized by Intellecap, a social … Continue reading “Sankalp Forum – Samridhi Regional Summit and Award Winners 2012”

Intellecap launches Samridhi Social Enterprise Recognition Forum

Impact investing advisory firm Intellecap has teamed up with DFID UK, to launch a regional forum that will address sustainable and scalable business ventures in the country’s eight low-income states of Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. GIZ is also supporting this initiative, which has been named as the … Continue reading “Intellecap launches Samridhi Social Enterprise Recognition Forum”

Hand in Hand – Social Entrepreneurship Program 2012 , Kenya

This is a five-day course taught by Professor Kasturi Rangan of Harvard Business School which addresses how social enterprise can empower people, enhance livelihoods and create jobs. The 2012 course will take place from September 24-28 in Limuru, Kenya (30 mins from Nairobi). It will combine classroom teaching with field visits to see the work … Continue reading “Hand in Hand – Social Entrepreneurship Program 2012 , Kenya”

Social Enterprise : Start-Up School India 2012

What is it ? Social Enterprise Magic Bus is a transformative international learning experience in real-life social entrepreneurship. This unique program turns the field into a classroom, delivering lectures “on the bus” in between field-based research and exercises. SE Magic Bus’s learning-by-doing approach emphasizes personal growth, leadership development, and skills acquisition. SE Magic Bus inspires … Continue reading “Social Enterprise : Start-Up School India 2012”