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Happy Thanksgiving from Fordham Social Innovation! 

Fordham's Social Innovation Collaboratory is a network of students, faculty, administrators, alumni, and community members working together to promote social innovation for the achievement of social justice, social entrepreneurship and environmental sustainability. Its newsletter serves to provide you with information and resources to get involved with various on- and off-campus initiatives that serve these missions.

Course Offerings for Spring 2017

IT & Sustainability Class

Find more information about this all-online class here

Impact Investing Class

The course name/number is IMPACT INVESTING GSB Finance 4469 R01. It will meet Wednesday nights at RH from 6:30- 9:15
Mainstreaming Impact Investing
Social Impact Investment - Turn Your Money Into Real Change

Meatless Mondays in the Marketplace!

Our Meatless Monday program will be available for lunch and dinner on Mondays at the Fahrenheit station in the Marketplace. Our menu offerings will change on a weekly basis and will be highlighting plant-based options. This program was initiated to enable and encourage the Fordham community to try plant-based options, while also communicating the health and environmental benefits of eating less meat.

Our launch event is scheduled for November 28th.

Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service Program

Immerse yourself in community leadership and engagement this summer in Washington, DC! The 8-week program allows students to intern with nongovernmental organizations while earning academic credit in economics and humanitarian aid. Your summer will put you on the front lines, working to solve local, national and global issues.
You will live just blocks from the national monuments, State Department and White House on the campus of George Washington University.
Earn course credit while you intern! You will earn 3 to 9 academic credits this summer. 
Based on your interests and skills, you will be placed in an internship in the Washington, DC area. 

Apply by Dec. 6

Pershing Square Scholarship

The Oxford 1+1 MBA is a unique opportunity for talented individuals to combine a specialist Master's degree from one of many world-class Oxford University departments with our one-year MBA. As a 1+1 MBA student, you will spend your first year completing a Master in your chosen discipline before completing the Oxford MBA in your second year. By completing the 1+1 MBA, you will become a dynamic leader who is able to use management practices to translate specific knowledge into practical applications with wide-reaching impact.

Every year, the Pershing Square Foundation awards full scholarships to support outstanding students on the 1+1 MBA, covering both the Master's degree and the MBA year. Pershing Square Scholars are exceptional individuals who can demonstrate the potential and commitment to finding sustainable solutions to world-scale social challenges.

Apply here by Dec. 6

Ruth Bader Ginsberg gives advice on what it takes to be successful. Read about 7 necessary steps here
Kalu Yala lists 13 ways to live more sustainably here
Check out resources for entrepreneurs at
We hope to see you around and look forward to a great year of innovation!
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