The Value of Cross-Cultural Learning-Pomona Impact

May 30, 2016 by Sarah Sterling Our mission at Pomona Impact has always been to create a supportive ecosystem for social entrepreneurs in Central America. But what does that really mean? At Pomona for us it includes helping to identify and support co-working spaces, investing in social entrepreneurs, participating in industry specific events, and most

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Trans-institutional team competes in regionals of global student competition for social good

A proposal to help poor families produce food in crowded urban spaces put a Vanderbilt University trans-institutional team on the road to the regional finals of the Hult Prize, an international case competition that seeks innovative solutions to social issues worldwide. Vanderbilt University School of Nursing student Kelsey Moore, Owen Graduate School of Management MBA student Liz Anthony

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Vanderbilt Dean Doubling Down On ‘Personal Scale’

by John A. Byrne on May 4, 2016 It’s not unusual for a new business school dean to take over the job and immediately begin working with faculty to change the institution. The change agenda usually starts with a strategic study that includes surveys and focus groups of employers, alumni and students as well as one-on-one sessions

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Q&A: Ted Fischer of Vanderbilt

Source: NashvillePost Author: William Williams Original Publish Date: October 9, 2015 Ted Fischer is professor of anthropology and director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University. Over a five-year period, he teamed with Steve Moore (head of Middle Tennessee-based Shalom Foundation) and multiple VU students on a malnutrition-oriented and social enterprise effort

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Vanderbilt Guatemalan field station new interdisciplinary hub

Source: Vanderbilt News Author: Ann Marie Deer Owens Original Publish Date: April 18, 2013 Vanderbilt University’s expanded commitment to research and sustainable development in Guatemala is reflected in this spring’s opening of a Guatemala City field station that is home to 13 projects. The field station, located at the Moore Pediatric Surgery Center, provides support

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