Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Upcoming Event -- April 21, 2009 --"Culture Matters: Navigating Culture In The Global Marketplace"

Americans for UNFPA and Deloitte Present:

"Culture Matters: Navigating Culture In The Global Marketplace "

Deloitte Offices
1633 Broadway (between 50th and 51st Street)
Tuesday April 21, 2009 at 8:30AM

Description from Event Flyer (excerpt):

" Keynote Speaker and Moderator:
  • Dr. Mari Simonen is United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director for External Relations, United Nations Affairs and Management at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).


  • Ms. Barbara Adachi is National Managing Principal, Initiative for the Retention and Advancement of Women, Deloitte LLP.
  • Dr. Azza Karam serves as the Senior Culture Advisor at UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund where she coordinates global activities on culture and religion.
  • Ms. Rahman, lawyer and human rights activist, is President of Americans for UNFPA. Americans for UNFPA where she is responsible for building American legislative and financial support for the promotion of women’s health and rights globally. "


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Monday, April 6, 2009

Acumen Fund Student Leaders Workshop

Application Deadline: April 10, 2009

Description from Acumen Fund's website:

"Acumen Fund is hosting its first annual workshop for student leaders on May 28th-30th, 2009 in New York City. Sessions will focus on Acumen Fund and its model, types of enterprises and investors within the social enterprise sector, ideas for skill development and career planning, and opportunities for leadership and engagement in the sector. We are particularly interested in engaging students who want to lead efforts to engage others in social enterprise on their campuses, and will provide time to explore ways of doing this.Throughout the weekend, we hope not only to develop your skills and knowledge about enterprise development and social venture capital, but also to learn from you about how Acumen Fund can be a stronger partner with young people. It will be an intimate workshop with 20-25 students, giving you the opportunity to get to know Acumen Fund, our community, and each other.Please note that to apply for this workshop, you need to complete a mini-project, so please be sure to read through this entire application as early as possible."


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