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Changemakers Night

Changemakers Night
A collaborative event with Social Venture Partners Portland built to discover pathways to social impact

Certificate in Social Innovation & Social Entrepreneurship

Certificate in Social Innovation & Social Entrepreneurship
THE BUSINESS OF SOCIAL INNOVATION offers an accredited academic certificate or professional certificate to undergraduates, graduates, and professionals of all ages and locations through an online program.

Study Social Enterprise in Portland This Summer

Study Social Enterprise in Portland This Summer
INSPIRATION: hands-on experience for students and community members to study operational excellence and to learn from social entrepreneurs in Portland, Oregon.
Founded in 2010 in Portland State University's School of Business Administration, Impact Entrepreneurs is unleashing the promise of business for social impact. We are a network of individuals and organizations committed to fostering economic, social, and ecological prosperity through entrepreneurial action.

Working with partners locally and globally, we deliver initiatives that strengthen organizations, build entrepreneurial impact-focused leaders, and catalyze social innovation. PSU's School of Business was selected as the best small MBA program in the world by the Aspen Institute’s Beyond Grey Pinstripes rankings for integrating sustainability in business. PSU is also a member of the prestigious Ashoka U Changemaker Campus consortium. Read our 2013 impact report >

"Impact Entrepreneurs is a unique combination of skill building and incubation within an academic setting."

-- The late Professor J. Gregory Dees, Co-founder, Duke Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship, former Impact Entrepreneurs Advisory Board Member

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