Social Entrepreneurship

Description of Yale School of Management Video: Panelists: Seth Goldman ’95, Co-Founder, President, and TeaEo, Honest Tea; Neal Keny-Guyer ’82, CEO, Mercy Corps; Linda A. Mason ’80, Chair & Co-Founder, Bright Horizons Family Solutions; and Chuck Slaughter YC ’85, ’90, Founder & CEO, Living Goods, Founder and former President, TravelSmith Moderator: Sharon M. Oster, Frederic…

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Let’s Use Video To Reinvent Education

Education Innovator Salman Khan speaks about Khan Academy and the future of education. From TED: Salman Khan talks about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos offering complete curricula in math and, now, other subjects. He shows the power of interactive exercises, and calls for teachers…

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What we’re Learning from Online Education

Excellent information on the future of higher education and Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs). From TED: “Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free — not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn. With Coursera (cofounded by Andrew Ng), each keystroke, quiz,…

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Getting Behind the Perfect Pitch

Michael Skok gets behind the perfect pitch in this Harvard Innovation Lab video: “Pitch often replaces a business plan in today’s VC world. Learn how to put together the perfect pitch that gets your venture the attention and the funding it deserves. Find out what really matters to investors and use those insights to gain…

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Google Campus, London

Exploring this collaborative startup’s success Through collaboration, mentorship, and networking, Google Campus, London is a haven for eager entrepreneurs ready to mold their ideas into tangible products. These seven floors hold cafes, office space, even conference rooms all dedicated to startup success.  The key to these startups’ success stories is collaboration; working alongside other hopeful entrepreneurs…

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Leading Voices in Higher Education

Higher education video description from Dartmouth College: Undergraduate Education for the New Millenium: Starting From Scratch— President of Quest University Canada David Helfand discussed modern problems with higher education and potential solutions on October 1, 2012 in the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth. The founders of Quest University departed from traditional educational models to design a…

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Innovation, Inclusive Excellence, and Leadership: The Future of Higher Education

Description of Higher Education Video from Dartmouth: “Innovation, Inclusive Excellence, and Leadership: The Future of Higher Education” Freeman Hrabowski, President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore College, presented a public lecture at Dartmouth on October 23rd in Filene Auditorium. President Hrabowski explored problems of underrepresentation in the sciences, from minorities in the United States to…

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Educational Innovations for the Future

Description of Educational Innovations Video from Harvard: Joel Klein, chief executive officer of Amplify and former chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, discusses innovation in education at the Askwith Forum on Monday, October 1.

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Singularity University

Despite the staggering economy, researchers agree that technology advances will only accelerate. This is known as theory of singularity, which states that artificial intelligence will soon surpass human intelligence. Sound scary? Don’t worry, Ray Kurzweil has found a way to deal with this inevitability called Singularity University. Singularity University is Kurzweil’s vision that will allow…

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What the World Can Learn from Educational Change in Finland

University Video Description from Harvard: What can the world learn from educational change in Finland? Pasi Sahlberg, director general of the Centre for International Mobility and Cooperation, discussed Finland’s approach to education at the Askwith Forum on Tuesday, April 23.

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