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To inspire student changemakers across The New School, the New Challenge has organized a panel featuring social entrepreneurs who are working to address issues of food justice, public education, recycling waste and employment. They have launched nonprofits and companies over the last few years and will reflect upon their experience as founders of start-ups.

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Reminder New Challenge – Info Sessions Sept 10 and 11

How would you use $10,000 in funding to support your world-changing ideas? Apply to New Challenge to take your ideas to the next level. New Challenge is a funding, mentorship, and learning opportunity for students from across the university with ideas who want to make a difference in the world. Winners will receive awards up to $10,000 to …

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Student Projects: Daniela Talero

“Junt@s is a soon-to-be organization that aims to bring economic opportunity through sewing for women who are heads of households, victims of domestic violence, or casualties of the political conflict in La Merced, Caldas, Colombia.” -Daniela Talero

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New Challenge Presents “Social Innovation Panel & New Challenge Celebration”

March 13, 2013 6-9 pm The New School Theresa Lang Center 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor (bw 5th and 6th Ave) How is social innovation defined today? What explains the rapid growth of this field? How is an ecosystem evolving that supports and funds social entrepreneurs? What are new models of leadership for social …

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New Challenge Presents: Finalists’ Pitch Event (3/8) & Panel and Celebration (3/13)


Hear creative ideas for social change from New Challenge winners on Friday, March 8th. Leaders from NYC Center for Social Innovation, IDEO, Taproot Foundation, and others will be making the final call of which teams win $2.5K, $5K, or the big $10K award! Next Wednesday there will be a panel with leaders from Acumen Fund, Echoing …

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