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Resources for Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership Anke Wessels, John Jaquette, and I would like to invite you to join us for a topical lunch
 

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Resources for Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership
Anke Wessels, John Jaquette, and I would like to invite you to join us for a topical lunch
sponsored by the Cornell Center for a Sustainable Future (CCSF) next Wednesday, October 14th
,
from 12-1p in 300 Rice Hall to review our work over the past year in collaboration with Ashoka
(www.ashoka.org) as part of their Changemaker Campus program. As one of four initial
universities (along with Johns Hopkins, The University of Maryland, and George Mason
University) participating in the program, we were able to utilize the opportunity of working
closely with Ashoka to identify existing campus and alumni resources related to social
entrepreneurship and leadership; organize and communicate those resources to the broad Cornell
community; establish a vehicle for highlighting compelling examples of social entrepreneurship
among current students and alumni; begin to build a cross-campus faculty network interested in
changemakers, innovation, and problem solving; and identify opportunities for curriculum
development and research related to these topics.
We have agreed with Ashoka to continue this relationship for at least two additional years in an
effort to further develop resources within the University community, assist Ashoka in further
Changemaker Campus program development, and help mentor other campus working with
Ashoka to develop programs focused on changemakers, innovators, and problem solvers. During
this topical lunch we would like to discuss with colleagues the opportunities related to the

  

Source: Angenent, Lars T. - Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University

 

Collections: Renewable Energy; Engineering