Social Innovation at Harvard Launch Event: Opportunities Across the University
Are you a self-defined change-maker? Thinking about starting your own social venture or learning how to drive social change in whatever career you choose—and while you’re still a student?
If so , then join us at the Harvard i-lab September 11th from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. to learn about social innovation opportunities across the University, including:
- student groups,
- research centers,
- business plan competitions
- classes, and
- i-lab programming.
You’ll also have the opportunity to network with like-minded peers from across the University and build connections that will provide support and camaraderie on your path as a social innovator.
The event will include brief remarks by Cheryl Dorsey, President of Echoing Green, and will be moderated by Adam Stofsky, founder and director of the New Media Advocacy Project, both Harvard grads and social entrepreneur stars.
Please note this is an event for Harvard students, faculty and staff only. We check all attendee registrations at the door. Please bring a printed or smartphone copy of your EventBrite registration and Harvard student ID if you have registered as a Harvard Student. Attendance will be limited to registered guests and tickets will not be available at the door.
Note: Harvard Shuttles have a stop directly across from the i-lab, and you can track the shuttles online here: http://harvard.transloc.com/ If you are driving, please park in the i-lab's lot (entrance on Western Avenue, directions and payment information are here: http://i-lab.harvard.edu/parking).
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Harvard Innovation Labs
The Harvard Innovation Labs consist of a vibrant, cross-disciplinary ecosystem for the Harvard community to explore innovation and entrepreneurship while building deeper connections. It is an excellent example of the One Harvard vision and a leading catalyst for the Allston Science and Enterprise District.The Innovation Labs fosters unprecedented collaboration among Harvard students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and members of the Allston and Greater Boston communities.
The Harvard i-lab is the central component of the Harvard Innovation Labs. It is an educational collaborative for all current Harvard students from any Harvard school to explore innovation and entrepreneurship at any stage. it provides open co-working space, a vibrant community of peer and mentor support, experiential programming, and a 12-week Venture Incubation Program, helping student teams take their ideas further, faster.
The Launch Lab is a critical extension of the growing Harvard Innovation Labs. It provides eligible Harvard alumni leading high-potential early-stage startups with a curated community including collaborative coworking space, business building programming, and access to i-lab advisors and mentors. It fosters continued connection between alumni, current students, and the Harvard commnunity as a whole.