Content tagged: social enterprise

Displaying 1 - 8 of 8

UBC Changemaking Series: Business for Change

Hear from social enterprises, entrepreneurs, and corporations that practice social responsibility on how they advocate for issues within their professional roles. Network and explore how your own business and consulting skills can create change while enjoying free food.

Date: Tuesday, January 22
Time: 6:00 to 8:00pm
Location: Liu Institute for Global Issues

Register to attend

Tags:
entrepreneurship
events
social enterprise

e@UBC Social Venture stream

Entrepreneurship@ubc is now accepting applications to its Social Venture stream, supporting impact-driven entrepreneurs whose main goal is to solve a pressing social, environmental and/or economic issue.

Successful applicants enjoy a suite of benefits. Teams receive one-on-one mentorship, training in a series of workshops, access to a co-working space at UBC's Point Grey and Robson Square campuses, opportunities to tap into UBC's thriving entrepreneurial community, and funding opportunities.

Tags:
entrepreneurship
programs
social enterprise

Sauder Social Entrepreneurship – Kenya information session

Sauder Social Entrepreneurship (SSE) is a student-led, four-week course delivered in Nairobi, Kenya that provides a unique opportunity for UBC students to apply business education in a classroom of Kenyan entrepreneurs. Students will learn about other cultures, how businesses are created and developed in different contexts, and the role of education on economic development.

Join us for an information session hosted by SSE Program Director Jeff Kroeker:

Date: Tuesday, October 30
Time: 12:30 to 2:00pm
Location: Henry Angus 492

Tags:
entrepreneurship
information sessions
international
mentorship
programs
social enterprise

2018 World's Challenge Challenge UBC Finals

Watch finalists present on a global issue and solution before a panel of judges. Finalists not only get a chance to win up to $2,000 for their projects, but also could get the opportunity to present their ideas at the International World's Challenge Challenge!

One of this year's teams is from Sauder. Come out to cheer them on!

Date: Thursday, February 8
Time: 5:00 to 7:00pm
Location: UBC Liu Institute for Global Issues, 6476 NW Marine Drive

The event is part of UBC Global Lounge’s International Development Week.

Tags:
competitions
events
social enterprise

Sauder Social Entrepreneurship Kenya information session

Sauder Social Entrepreneurship (SSE) provides a unique opportunity for UBC students to use business education as a means to produce a positive impact and help young Kenyan entrepreneurs succeed.

SSE Kenya is a student-led, four-week course delivered in Nairobi each summer. Participants learn about other cultures, how businesses are created and grow in different contexts, and the role of education, mentorship, and volunteerism on economic development.

Tags:
entrepreneurship
give back
information sessions
international
social enterprise

Tec de Monterrey Social Innovation Summer Program

Earn three credits while working on a challenge-based learning project for Mexican NGOs and indigenous communities. Work with local indigenous artisans, rural communities on safe water systems, or an ecotourism centre. Contribute to the local community through challenge-based learning projects. Partner with fellow students, local communities and civil organizations to create innovative solutions to social problems facing vulnerable populations in southern Mexico.

Tags:
academics
entrepreneurship
information sessions
international
programs
social enterprise

World's Challenge Challenge

The Global Lounge is hosting UBC’s 2nd World’s Challenge Challenge. This competition invites teams of three students to come up with a unique solution to a global problem. The winning team will receive $6,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to compete in the International World’s Challenge Challenge at Western University. Students are encouraged to refer to the UN Sustainable Development Goals page when choosing a global challenge. 

Tags:
competitions
innovation
international
social enterprise
sustainability

Sauder Social Entrepreneurship Kenya information sessions

Are you passionate about social entrepreneurship, international development, and global issues? Sauder Social Entrepreneurship (SSE) provides a unique opportunity for UBC students to use business education as a means to produce a positive impact and help young Kenyan entrepreneurs succeed. 

Tags:
entrepreneurship
give back
information sessions
international
social enterprise

Hide Menu

Explore myBCom