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Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and The Niger Delta Partnership Initiative Collaborate on Economic Growth

The Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI) Foundation and the Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business today announced a partnership to support the reduction of conflict and promote equitable economic growth in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Read more.

ScoutPro of Iowa Named Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneur of the Year

The American Farm Bureau Federation together with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative and Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative’s StartupHoyas has announced the Farm Bureau Entrepreneur of the Year as part of the first-ever Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge. Read more.

Innovative Design, education may lead baby boomers to embrace in-home techonology

Where do you want to live as you age? For most of us, the answer is, “In my home.” In fact, 90 percent of Americans between the ages of 50 and 80 years old—a majority of which are baby boomers—have this desire. Read more.

Georgetown Program Aims to Bolster Nonprofit Sector Revenues

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business today announced New Strategies, a program that will assist nonprofit CEOs and other senior managers in increasing and managing revenues for growth and success. It will begin in spring 2015. Read more.

Food and Beverage Companies Unite to Cut Calories in the American Diet

Sixteen major food and beverage companies voluntarily pledged to reduce the number of calories they sold into the American market place by 1.5 trillion. They exceeded that goal within four years. Read More.

Melissa Bradley Named MSB Professor of the Practice

With more than 20 years of entrepreneurship, investment and leadership experience, Melissa Bradley has been named a Professor of Practice at the McDonough School of Business. Read more.

New Associate Director Joins GSEI

Natalia Rankine-Galloway (CTT’06), has joined the Global Social Enterprise Initiative staff as associate director. “As a Hoya myself, I’m thrilled to be back on campus and excited to engage the student body in social enterprise,” said Rankine-Galloway. Read more.

Major Oceans Summit in April Aims to Activate Millennials

On April 25, 2015, the Sustainable Oceans Alliance will host a Sustainable Oceans Summit at Georgetown University. The summit, a student led effort, will highlight the role of three sectors: science and technology; responsible business and development investments; and policy. Read more.

2nd Annual Innovation Lab

Twenty-two Georgetown students participated in the second annual intensive Innovation Lab weekend, September 26-28, 2014. In this fully immersive, experiential learning setting, students were tasked with developing innovative solutions to tackle today’s most pressing global social and economic issues. Read more.

Dezenhal Authors Book on Crisis Management

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Adjunct Professor Eric Dezenhall demystifies common myths about crisis management in his recent book, Glass Jaw: A Manifesto for Defending Fragile Reputations in an Age of Instant Scandal, which was published Oct. 7. Read more.

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