Climbing the Social (Impact) Ladder: Summer Fellows Use Internships to Switch Career Paths

Original story: Owen Graduate School of Management Link: https://business.vanderbilt.edu/news/2017/08/29/climbing-social-impact-ladder-summer-fellows-use-internships-switch-career-paths/ Kayla Armgardt and Mike Woodnorth (MBA’18) use their Turner Family Center summer fellowships to support an art collective and break into social impact investing Most MBA summer interns don’t work out of a converted bowling alley that looks like a psychedelic art installation met a futuristic

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Have Fellowship, Will Travel: Team Leaf Visits Six Countries

 Turner Family Center summer fellows Connor Echols and Alejandro Sabillon (MBA ’18) seek to provide secure mobile banking for refugees Original story: Owen Graduate School of Management Link: https://business.vanderbilt.edu/news/2017/08/22/fellowship-will-travel-team-leaf-visits-six-countries/ What if your MBA summer internship required traveling around the world? It may sound far-fetched, but for Connor Echols and Alejandro Sabillon (both MBA ’18), this unusual

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LaunchTN Announces 2016-2017 University Venture Challenge Partners

Nashville, Tenn., November 28, 2016 – Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) announced today the second annual Statewide University Venture Challenge (UVC). Following a submission process, LaunchTN has selected 20 entrepreneurial focused competitions that are being hosted across 13 Tennessee-based universities. The UVC launched in 2016 to create a more connected entrepreneurial community by engaging existing university programs

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Four VLS students selected for 2017 Hult Prize competition

Four Vanderbilt law students will compete on Vanderbilt University teams in a global competition for social entrepreneurs sponsored by the Hult Prize Foundation. Nat Robinson ’18 (MBA ’07) and Yalda Godusi ’18 will travel to Dubai with their team, which also includes Owen Graduate School of Management students Kayla Armgardt ’18 and Tori Samples ’18,

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Scaling Up in Ghana

Grameen Foundation – Bankers without Borders While we continue to appreciate our BwB volunteers throughout Pro Bono Week, I wanted to highlight a recent engagement we had involving university students. In the spring of 2016, Bankers without Borders deployed 4 graduate students from Vanderbilt University (Kevin Kelly, Eileen Remley, Emily K. Sheldon, and Sid Raghuraman)

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