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2014 Elevating Impact Summit

2014 Elevating Impact Summit
Join us June 20, 2014 at the Gerding Theater in downtown Portland, Oregon for a celebration of social innovation and social entrepreneurship, including a pitch fest, impact awards, and inspiring keynotes.

Online Program in Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Online Program in Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship
THE BUSINESS OF SOCIAL INNOVATION is an online program in design thinking and social entrepreneurship for undergraduates, graduates, and professionals of all ages and locations united by a passion for positive change.

Social Enterprise Field Studies

Social Enterprise Field Studies
INSPIRATION: life-changing trips for students and community members to work with, learn from, and lend experience to social entrepreneurs in India.
Founded in 2010 in Portland State University's School of Business Administration, Impact Entrepreneurs is unleashing the power 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 2012 impacts 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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