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 The Tech Awards 2011

The Tech Awards 2012

Honoring technology that benefits humanity, The Tech Awards 2012 will celebrate 12 laureates from six categories (Eduation, Economic Development, Environment, Health, Sustainable Energy, and Young Innovator) with prizes up to $75K. Nominations are due by April 6th, 2012. Nominate Today

 
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GSBI ALUMNI IN TOP 100 NGOs

Digital Divide Data '04, Gram Vikas '04, IDE-India '06, and Rishi Valley Institute for Educational Resources '08 were all recognized by The Global Journal on their Top 100 Best NGOs list.

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Re-designing Gift Giving 

Recently 16 engineering students gathered for a design challenge co-hosted by the Frugal Innovation Lab and Engineers Without Borders. Their challenge: to redesign the gift giving experience for their partner. The goal: make the lives of the people they're designing for better.

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

PARTICIPATE IN GSBI RESEARCH

GSBI Alumna Angelique Smit of Ideas at Work '07 is looking to interview social entrepreneurs for her MBA research in social enterprise valuation. Interested alumni can contact her via email.

NEW CLIMATE RADIO SHOW

The Smallhoders Foundation '09 has launched a new 20 episode Climate Risk Management Radio Drama available for streaming and download online. These radio programs will serve to assist and educate farmers in the south-eastern region of Nigeria.

VIDEO VOLUNTEERS ON PBS.ORG

Jessica Mayberry of Video Volunteers '11, authored a four part blog series for PBS.org's Idea Lab on now the organization created a network of citizen correspondents in India.

EQUAL ACCESS PARTNERSHIP WITH FRONTLINESMS

In this blog post we learn about the partnership between Equal Access '04 and Frontline SMS (Tech Awards '09). The two organizations partner to give a voice to people in Chad, Niger, Cambodia, and Nepal, who may not have internet access through a combination of radio programs and text messages from listeners.

ANUDIP FOUNDATION RECEIVES MAJOR AWARD

Anudip Foundation '05 received the prestigious NASSCOM Social Innovation Honors Award from Kapil Sibal, India's Union Minister for IT, HR and Telecom before a audience of 2000+ of the cream of the country's IT industry at the annual NASSCOM Leadership Forum in Mumbai.

CSTS NETWORK OPPORTUNITIES

SKOLL AWARDS

The Skoll Awards are presented to entrepreneurs who are solving the world's most pressing problems. Applications due March 1st, 2012.

TECH SOUP  CHALLENGE

This digital storytelling contest combines professional instruction and a little friendly competition. Submissions due February 29th, 2012.

HUB VENTURES

Hub Ventures aims to help high caliber social entrepreneurs build their world-changing startups better and faster. Applications due by March 5th, 2012.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Save the Date

MAR

8

Social Networks, the Death of Privacy,
and a Constitution for Facebook Nation

6:30PM | LUCAS HALL, FORBES ROOM 126

Lori Andrews speaks on internet privacy and a Social Network Constitution. Co-sponsored with the Markkula Center and High-Tech Law Institute.

 
   

MAR

10

Innovate Impact

10:30AM | KENNEDY COMMONS

Co-sponsored with the SCU Net Impact and Sustainable Business Studies student clubs. Students will have the opportunity to network and learn about CSR.

 
 

APR

10

Social Entrepreneurship Career Panel

6:00PM | BENSON MEMORIAL CENTER

Learn how you can get started. Co-sponsored with the SCU Career Center.

 
 

MAY

15

Drew Endy,Ph.D., BioBricks Foundation

4:00PM | LOCATION TBD

Compared by the WSJ to Steve Jobs, Dr. Drew Endy is a leader in synthetic biology and ethics.

 
 
 
 

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