After many meetups for President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, we came together with coders, teachers, researchers, and members of the US Department of Education in hopes of planning a successful Data Jam.
GU Impacts is a program that provides experiential education in social enterprise, giving Georgetown students the opportunity to work directly on entrepreneurship projects in economically developing countries over the summer.
The Beeck Center will act as a convening platform at Georgetown and the larger community to provide thought leadership and learning opportunities on the various innovations in finance for social impact and how they can be used and leveraged to achieve true, effective and verifiable impact.
Led by the Offices of the President and the Provost, Georgetown’s Designing the Future(s) of the University is an initiative that engages the whole community to explore issues facing higher education and experiment with new ways to envision and deliver education.
The Georgetown Social Venture Lab, a student driven initiative, provides consulting services on social impact measurement to social enterprises, social entrepreneurs, and impact investors. Cross-disciplinary teams of students support these organizations to achieve greater social and financial returns.
The Master's in Global Human Development at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service is an innovative, academically rigorous skills-based program designed to produce highly qualified graduates. GHD prepares students - through coursework, extracurriculars, and a practical field work experience - to understand and address the challenges of development as successful professionals.
The Global Social Enterprise Initiative at the McDonough School of Business prepares leaders to make responsible management decisions that create both economic and social value. GSEI engages corporate, nonprofit, government, and other stakeholders to advance the understanding of social enterprise.
The Social Enterprise & Nonprofit Law Clinic at Georgetown University Law Center offers free corporate and transactional legal services to social enterprises, nonprofit organizations, and select small businesses in DC. Through the Clinic, law students learn to translate theory into practice by engaging in the supervised practice of law for educational credit.
Hosted by The Beeck Center
Georgetown University, in partnership with the Department of Education, is co-hosting a series of Data Jams to bring together developers, designers, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, researchers, statisticians, policy makers, educators, and students to create data visualizations of current challenges and build new tools in order to create ladders of opportunity for boys and young men of color.
August 2, 2014 9:00AM-6:00PMLink
We define impact investing as those organizations or enterprises — both for profit and not-for-profit — and investors — private, institutional, or philanthropic — that intentionally seek a quantifiable social and financial return on their investments. It is important to emphasize that we need impact investing, grants, and government support to have impact.
Philanthropy News Digest; April 28, 2014
The Obama administration ushered into the US federal government a renewed emphasis on innovation. Starting in 2008, I was lucky enough to be a part of that process. I served on the new president’s transition team and oversaw the Technology, Innovation, and Government Reform working group.
SSIR; Summer, 2014
Social innovation leverages the creativity, expertise and resources of business, civil society, academia and government to produce results and move the needle on serious social challenges.
Huffington Post; February 11, 2014
Georgetown University has received a $10 million gift for a new center aimed at fostering innovation among students who want to build skills and organizations to solve society’s problems.
Washington Post; February 10, 2014
"Fail Fast" is what participants learned during a two-day summit on storytelling, innovation and change sponsored by the Georgetown h.innovation Series.
Georgetown University; November 19, 2013