10 search results for "okun"

Inner-City Violence Prevention Panel (moderated by Evan Okun ’13, 2/8 at 1pm)

Inner-City Violence: an inside look at the epidemic and possible solutions Saturday, February 8 1 p.m.  Daniel Family Commons The goal of this event is to (1) three-dimensionalize gang/drug related violence that plagues lower income, minority neighborhoods across America, and (2) discuss community-based programs in Chicago addressing this epidemic. CeaseFire/Cure-Violence is a Chicago based organization which aims to…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: A Note from Evan Okun ’13

In April 2013, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awarded five seed grants to Wesleyan students embarking on high-impact projects around the globe. Each grant recipient has been reporting on his/her work with blog posts and photos. Here’s the third and final report from Evan Okun ’13. Read his earlier posts here and here. ***************************** Circles & Ciphers is…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: A Note from Evan Okun ’13

In April 2013, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awarded five seed grants to Wesleyan students embarking on high-impact projects around the globe. Each grant recipient has been reporting on his/her work with blog posts and photos. Here’s the second report from Evan Okun ’13. [Editor’s note: Two days after submitting this blog post, Evan found out that he…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: A Note from Evan Okun ’13

In April, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awarded five seed grants to Wesleyan students embarking on high-impact projects around the globe. Each grant recipient will be reporting on his/her work with blog posts and photos. Here’s one, a report from Evan Okun ’13 (who, incidentally, also happens to have a new album out.) *********************************** This fall I am…

Conference Grant Report: Eunice Lee ’19

Eunice Lee ’19 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Eunice went to Phoenix, AZ to attend the Net Impact Conference. You can read Eunice’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs.   This past October,…

2016/2017 Advisory Board Members, Grant Judges, Pitch Coaches, Mentors, and Presenters: Thank You!

Thank you to the following alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends who donated their time and expertise to the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship in 2016/2017. Your involvement has made our programs stronger, and we look forward to continued collaboration! Ajay Rajani Ali Chaudhry Alice Hadler Alok Appadurai Alvin Chitena Amir Alexander Hasson Andrew Frishman…

2013-2014 PCSE panelists, presenters, and workshop leaders: Thank You!

Just a quick note of thanks to the following alumni, students, faculty, and friends who donated their time and expertise to the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship in 2013-2014. We learned from you and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Nakia Booth ’96 Peter Kim Frank ’12 Julian Applebaum ’13 Kwaku Akoi ’14 Katya Sapozhnina ’16 Oladoyin…

Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship: 2012/2013 Year in Review

Two years after its founding in May 2011, Wesleyan University’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship (PCSE) is becoming a hub of activity. We are cultivating the long-standing Wesleyan ethos of social justice and entrepreneurial spirit as we carry out our mission: to support students and alumni interested in creating and sustaining programs, businesses, and organizations…

13 Students Awarded Grants from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce its 2013 Seed Grant and Internship Grant recipients. The PCSE Seed Grant program was launched this spring.  Individuals and teams of students competed for $5000 prizes intended to provide capital to help Wesleyan students launch their socially-oriented project or idea and/or build capacity of their…