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Alumni Innovators Return to Campus

In October, the Social Innovation Initiative hosted two stand-out alumni who are making waves in their respective fields: Emilie Aries '09, CEO and Founder of Bossed Up, and David Flink '02, founder of Eye to Eye.

(Distributed November 3, 2014)

First Inno-Date Night Matches Students with Social Ventures

On Thursday, October 2nd, 40 students gathered together to listen to 60-second pitches of ten different student-led ventures. After the pitches, they were given a chance to rotate between ventures, speed-dating style, to discuss different opportunities for getting involved.

The students that pitched their ventures:
Tomas Quinonez-Riegos, We Are Lions

(Distributed October 6, 2014)

Brown/RISD Innovation Picnic

On Friday, September 12, nearly 50 students came together for an Innovation Picnic on Brown’s Main Green to meet student innovation groups, talk about different opportunities on Brown and RISD’s campuses, and eat pizza.

(Distributed September 15, 2014)

Introducing Swearer Sparks: Stories of Social Innovation at Brown

The Swearer Center of Public Service is proud to announce the launch of Swearer Sparks, an online platform for stories of social innovation at Brown University.

Swearer Sparks was designed with the belief that innovative, thoughtful approaches to social change depend on the exchange of people's experiences and ideas. On the website, users can:

(Distributed May 22, 2014)
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