Important Recruitment Update from ThinkImpact Community Manager, Jess Morse. “What are you looking for?” is a question I am routinely asked as the Community Manager at ThinkImpact. I am asked this question by prospective students, university administrators, partners and parents, referring to our selection of the class of 2012 Innovation Institute Scholars. The answer is … Read more
Going abroad is an exciting, somewhat scary, life changing event! But you can take the steps to change the world. Our Going Global webinar, and Slideshare presentation, will help you understand why going global is something for you, and how you can join us in changing the world!
The recent economic downturn hasn’t increased the number of start-up businesses. In fact, fewer people are taking risks which has slowed down job creation. Even though we are officially out of the recession, the unemployment rate hasn’t decreased. Existing companies are not hiring and very few new businesses are currently forming. If you are part of this … Read more
What if I told you that in 2012 you could have your dream job? Your job would include making money, building brilliant new approaches to products and services, endless learning opportunities, unlimited growth potential, and the end of poverty. Would you look at me like I was losing my marbles? My guess is you would. … Read more
The ThinkImpact DC office is abuzz with discussions about the 2012 Innovation Institute and excitement about our updated website and launch of the 2012 application. We here in the office have been working hard to ensure that this summer’s Institute is the best yet! We have been listening to feedback of past scholars and advisors … Read more
The panel at SOCAP went extremely well, thanks to the concerted efforts of the panel team. People who attended the panel actively participated in the activities that we designed. I’m glad that all the efforts we put in during the preparation paid off. It was interesting to watch our audience doing what we did for … Read more
This article has been cross-posted from SoCap11 (http://bit.ly/n1H4u9) What problem are you addressing? Why should people care? The world needs to experience a “mind-shift.” That is, the wealthiest countries and individuals must seek solutions to poverty that reach well beyond traditional philanthropy. Indeed, the only way to actually end poverty is to create opportunities that … Read more
Dear Friends of ThinkImpact, What an incredible summer! Last week half of the students on our Innovation Institute returned from the program. They had just completed the full-immersion program in rural South Africa where they completed a curriculum that integrated asset based community development, design thinking and social entrepreneurship. Their achievements were breathtaking. New businesses … Read more