Empower

A program for Tufts undergraduate and graduate students to engage in practical, experiential learning for social entrepreneurship.

Date & Time October 21, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location
Mugar 235
Program
Empower

Empower Fellows Information Session

The Empower Program for Social Entrepreneurship educates, mentors, and connects aspiring social entrepreneurs at Tufts. Through the Empower program, students develop the necessary attitudes, skills, and knowledge to pursue entrepreneurial ventures. All of these entrepreneurial ventures have a uniquely social perspective, with a particular emphasis on poverty alleviation.

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Date & Time October 7, 2019 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location
Olin 012
Program
Empower

Microfinance in Africa: Experience and Lessons from Fintech with Ivan Mbowa of Tala

Join a discussion with Ivan Mbowa, who the Kenyan-based online micro lender, Tala, has appointed to lead its Kenya business.

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Date & Time March 24, 2019 10:00am - 11:00pm
Location
IGL
Program
Empower

Empower Application 2019

The Empower Fellowship provides students the opportunity to launch social enterprises, participate in internships and conduct applied research related to social entrepreneurship in international or local community development. The fellowship offers either a grant or stipend for students to pursue these opportunities and allows students to develop the necessary attitudes, skills, and knowledge to pursue entrepreneurial ventures with a social perspective. If you are interested, please complete the application for the 2019 Empower Fellowship by March 24th, 2019.

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Date & Time February 25, 2019 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Location
Olin 012
Program
Empower

Empower Fellows Information Session

The Empower Fellows will be hosting an information session next Monday, February 25th at 1pm in Olin 012. The Empower Fellowship provides students the opportunity to launch social enterprises, participate in internships, and conduct applied research related to social entrepreneurship in international or local community development.

Stop by the meeting to learn more about how you can be selected to receive funding.

The application is now live! Click the link to learn more. http://tiny.cc/Empower19

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Date & Time November 14, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location
Braker 113
Program
Empower

Empower Program Info Session

Do you want to cultivate your mindset of social change by applying entrepreneurial skills to social problems and designing lasting solutions?

Are you interested in social entrepreneurship?

The Empower Fellowship provides students the opportunity to launch social enterprises, participate in internships and conduct applied research related to social entrepreneurship in international or local community development. Come hear from Empower Fellows about their experiences and learn how you can get involved!

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Date & Time March 15, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location
The Fletcher school, Crowe Room, 310
Program
Empower

Empower Program Informational Session

Interested in social entrepreneurship? The Empower Fellowship provides students the opportunity to launch social enterprises, participate in internships and conduct applied research related to social entrepreneurship in international or local community development. Come hear from Empower Fellows about their experiences and learn how you can get involved!

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Date & Time March 8, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Cabot 206
Program
Empower

Interested in social entrepreneurship?

The Empower Fellowship provides students the opportunity to launch social enterprises, participate in internships and conduct applied research related to social entrepreneurship in international or local community development. 

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Date & Time February 15, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Alumnae lounge
Program
Empower

Interested in social entrepreneurship?

The Empower Fellowship provides students the opportunity to launch social enterprises, participate in internships and conduct applied research related to social entrepreneurship in international or local community development. 

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Date & Time October 19, 2016 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Location
Cabot 205
Program
Empower

2016 Empower Presentations

2016 Empower Fellows worked on/with Maritime Start-ups in Iceland; BRAC in Sierra Leone; Lighthouse Relief in Greece; African Entrepreneur Collective in Rwanda; Rashmi Venture in India; Adelante Shoes in Guatemala, and more...

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Date & Time October 22, 2015 6:00pm
Location
Cabot 206, Tufts University
Program
Empower

Martel Scholarship Presentations

• Rizwan Ladha, Causes of nuclear proliferation amongst US allies during the Cold War (research, U.S.)
• Robert Helbig, Brazil-NATO Relations, part of a capstone that includes several case studies for NATO’s potential global partnerships (research, Brazil)
• Ameya Naik, Security Sector Reform (SSR) Unit, UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) (internship, U.S.)

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