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This week in innovation...
CEO of Magnifeco Kate Black is coming to Manhattan to speak about sustainability in the fashion industry. This intriguing conversation has been opened up to all Fordham students. Please RSVP by replying to GCUNY@lsagency.com

Reinventing Fashion & Waste Conversation:
Tuesday, February 2nd
Doors open at 6:30pm, Conversation begins at 7pm
64 Wooster Street
Come join us at the Entrepreneurship Conference!
This is a free opportunity open to students with any level of entrepreneurship knowledge.
Register and find out more HERE.
 
TrepCon:
Saturday, February 6th
11:00am - 5:00pm
E. Gerald Corrigan Conference Center (Lowenstein Building 12th Floor, Lincoln Center)
 
Startup & Innovation Career Fair:
Saturday, February 6th
12:00pm - 1:00pm
E. Gerald Corrigan Conference Center (Lowenstein Building 12th Floor, Lincoln Center)
 
Do you want to win an internship with Toyota's innovation partners? Next Generation and Toyota are offering a Next Generation Mobility Challenge, where both undergraduate and graduate students team up to take charge on building the future of transportation and mobility. The goal is a more socially and environmentally sustainable mobility industry.
Learn more and apply HERE.

Next Generation Mobility Challenge:
Friday, February 19th
9:00am - 4:00pm
New York University
2016 marks a rise to never before reached benchmarks between corporate leadership and sustainability. SustainAbility is offering a webinar on 2016 global sustainability trends. If you are interested in sustainability, economic, political, social, and business trends, register HERE.
TechTank will be holding a Demo Day that addresses the problems existing between connecting undeserved young adults in the Bronx with technical education and industry opportunities that lead to tech jobs. The Fordham community has been invited to attend and learn about the program. 
Learn more and register HERE.

TechTank Demo Day:
Thursday, February 4th
6:00pm - 9:00pm
ThoughtWorks - 99 Madison Ave, 15th Floor
Sustainability in the news...

COP21 - the Paris Climate Change Conference has concluded--read about it here.

Read about "Climate Change Nightmares"

ALSO-- find out what the Climate Deal has to tackle first.


via Rolling Stone & NYT
Read about "My Fair Trade Journey," "The Reductive Seduction of Other People's Problems" and "The Knowledge House Co-founder Recognized by Forbes Magazine" in the Changemaker Blog!
From the Entrepreneurship Society:
There has been an update in the dates, and keynote speakers have been announced for the Entrepreneurship Conference.
Register for the Entrepreneurship Conference!
See above for details.
From the Computing Sciences Society:
We will be having a Spring 2016 Kickoff Meeting this Wednesday, January 27th at 7:00pm in Hughes Hall CO4A, Daleo Hall.
Stay updated on the latest on campus with the Changemaker Blog!
Also!
We hope to see you around and look forward to a great year of innovation!
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Opportunities
The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that works with U.S. leaders to improve their response to the global poverty crisis. They are offering both a Political Affairs Internship and a Writer Internship.
Food & Water Watch is looking for interns to help with their GMO labeling campaigns. Are you interested in sustainability and food justice issues? If so, learn more and apply HERE.
Indigenous Celebration is a non-profit with the mission to connect indigenous peoples with the modern world through celebration of culture. The organization is looking for a volunteer research assistant to help pull facts for blog articles. If you are interested, visit their website to apply.
Jopwell is an online hiring platform that connects talented Black, Latino/Hispanic, and Native American students with opportunities in a range of industries. Are you interested in connecting with top companies that are committed to diversity? Spend 5 minutes signing up for Jopwell.
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