The Cartier Women's Initiative Award
The annual competition for women entrepreneurs which supports each year 20 finalists and distinguishes 6 Laureates leading businesses in a variety of industries incl. social enterprises! Deadline: 15th March
More info: http://www.
Atlas Corps Fellowship for emerging nonprofit leaders
The Program is an opportunity for nonprofit professionals around the world to take up training and placement in the United States or Columbia for 12 or 18 month period. Deadline: 15 April. 2011
More info: http://www.atlascorps.org
PopTech Social Innovation Fellows Program
PopTech, a unique global innovation network of cutting-edge leaders, thinkers and doers with a mission to accelerate the positive impact of world changing people, projects and ideas. PopTech selects 10-20 high potential change agents from around the world working on highly disruptive innovations in areas like healthcare, energy, development, climate, education, and civic engagement. Deadline: March 31, 2011.
More info: http://www.poptech.org
The TED Fellows program is looking for 20 outstanding multidisciplinary innovators from around the world – techies, entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, bloggers, filmmakers, musicians, activists, and more!
More info: http://www.ted.com/fellows/
YouthActionNet® Global Fellowship
Seeks to develop a new generation of socially-conscious global citizens who create positive change in their communities, their countries, and the world. Deadline 11th March. You can check with Khalida, Ejaj or Gualai who are previous YouthActionNet fellows.
More info: http://www.youthactionnet.org
NYU Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship
Are you singularly committed to changing the world for the better? If you are thinking about graduate school, apply for the NYU Reynolds Program Graduate Fellowship in Social Entrepreneurship for fall 2011 enrollment. Provides US$50,000 scholarships for all subjects.
More info: http://www.nyu.edu/reynolds
UN-HABITAT’s Urban Youth Fund for NGOs in Developing Countries
The Fund seeks to provide assistance to youth-led NGOs to develop and implement projects that will contribute to sustainable urbanization in the developing world. Young persons in the age group of 15 and 32 years can apply to receive this support through legally registered organizations in developing countries. Deadline: 15th April.
More Info: http://www.unhabitat.org/
Lots of resources and toolkits for social entrepreneurs. http://www.setoolbelt.org
Tools and Resources for Assessing Social Impact. http://trasi.
Free weekly curated email of the best startup events, job opportunities, and educational content in your area. http://startupdigest.com
The Ultimate List: 40 Social Networking Sites Specifically for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, and Startups
40 social networking sites specifically for small businesses, entrepreneurs and startups worth a look. http://smallbizbee.com/index/
crowdSPRING for design and writing services
Tap into a global pool of creatives for logo design, web design, company name, product name, packaging design, and many other graphic design, industrial design and writing projects. http://www.crowdspring.com
Planely: Who is on your next flight?
Airports and planes are incredibly busy places full of people you’ve never met. Whenever you’re traveling by plane, enter your flight, and they’ll connect you with other Planely Fliers who are on the same flight, or at the same departure or arrival airports as you.http://www.planely.com
Fantastic list of global conference in social innovation and philanthropy. http://www.alliancemagazine.
Global Health & Innovation Conference
The conference convenes more than 2,200 students and professionals from 55 countries who are interested in global health and international development, public health, medicine, social entrepreneurship etc. April 16 - Sunday, April 17, 2011 USAhttp://www.uniteforsight.org/
One of the biggest conferences on social innovation and social entrepreneurship. March 30th London, UKhttp://www.socialenterprise.
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