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A Social Mission At HBS: Why We Ought To Pay Attention To Terry’s Foundation
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A Social Mission At HBS: Why We Ought To Pay Attention To Terry’s Foundation

How the mission of one EC student sets an example for us all Why did you come to HBS? To switch careers, build your resume, or simply to push yourself outside of your comfort zone? For Rich Horgan (HBS ‘18) the answer is more complex:  to further his goal of advancing research to commercialize treatments…

Class of 2016: Make a Difference
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Class of 2016: Make a Difference

Harvard MBAs’ Biggest Opportunity for Career Impact? Giving Their Money Away. In a few short weeks, the 900+ students of the Harvard Business School MBA Class of 2016 will graduate. There is no doubt that these remarkable people will do great things in the world. But most likely, few will become CEOs of Fortune 500…

Why 6 ECs Designed The Nonprofit Clinic: Tackling Inequality Course (and Why RCs Should Take it Next Year)
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Why 6 ECs Designed The Nonprofit Clinic: Tackling Inequality Course (and Why RCs Should Take it Next Year)

ECs Vatsala Deora, Sara Gentile, Cait Haught, Shannon Nelson, Molly Palmersheim, and Shireen Soheili worked together with professors to design the course this past fall as part of an Independent Project and now the course is a reality. Did you know that almost 80% of HBS alums are asked to serve on a nonprofit board…

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An Unusual Partnership: Corporations and Non-Profits Work Together to Solve Public Health Issues

Today’s economic climate creates a challenging environment for non-profits who have traditionally been funded by independent contributors or community foundations. Therefore, non-profits have had to find alternate ways to fund their missions. Corporate partnerships and coalitions are increasingly the answer.  Corporate social responsibility (CSR) funding actually went up 10.6% in 2010 despite the economic climate…

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Education Pioneers Brings Talent to Urban Schools

What Teach for America does for the classroom //www.replicaforbest.co.uk/replica-breitling-watches-sale-for-uk.html, Education Pioneers does for the school, the school district, and the country. Education Pioneers specializes in recruiting and training the top talent from both graduate schools as well as the private sector, and places them in management positions in the education space.  Be it the New…

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Alumni Perspective – Gerald Chertavian, MBA 1992

This marks the first in a series of alumni interviews on Careers in Social Enterprise. Gerald Chertavian’s path thus far has been unique, interesting and inspiring. Starting his career on Wall Street as an officer of the Chemical Banking Corporation, he moved on to become the head of marketing at Transnational Financial Services in London….

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Social Enterprise Summer Fellowship

When one thinks about working in Social Enterprise, mechanical engineering is not one of the first job descriptions considered. Traditional and popular opportunities include community development, fine arts, and microfinance. Most people do not consider the wide array of professional trade associations that prove to be equally effective in advancing Social Enterprise. HBS Fellowships truly…

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Greening The Holidays

As the holiday season approaches, many HBS students will begin to feel the excitement that accompanies the anticipation of not only four weeks of vacation, but also of receiving presents such as the Nintendo Wii or the new Prada Gauffre bag. Although giving and receiving gifts can be a wonderful way to thank the important…

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From Corporation to Conservation

Carter Roberts, CEO of the World Wildlife Fund, spoke to students about his transition from the business world into non-profit. Carter Roberts, CEO of the World Wildlife Fund, led the movement to engage corporate America in environment protection and fostered the growing trend toward sustainable business practices. In a dialogue moderated by Professor Allen S….

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A Bridge Between Hi-Tech and Education:

Cutting edge’ is hardly the traditional view of the non-profit sector. However, this is the aspect that attracted Bob Halperin (HBS MBA 1982) to a career in education. Halperin is responsible for HBS’s custom executive education business at HBS Interactive (HBSi) and was a co-founder of the HBS Social Enterprise Fellowship Program. Halperin has not…

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It's About the Passion

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with the Executive Director of The Trustees of Reservations, Andy Kendall (HBS Class of 1988), through the Social Enterprise Club’s alumni mentor program. The Trustees is the nation’s oldest statewide land conservation organization. Their purpose is to preserve, for public use and enjoyment, landscapes of exceptional scenic, historic,…

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