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Rural Opportunity Initiative (ROI) - Iowa State University (ISU) Rural Investment Workshop
The Rural Opportunity Initiative (ROI) Kicks Off its First Rural Investment Workshop in Des Moines, Iowa


By: Kevin Iraheta (GSEI Staff)


On November 2, the Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business went to the...

Ken Burns
Bank of America Chairman/CEO and American Filmmaker Discuss the Vietnam War’s Powerful Effects on Society Today


Sponsored by Bank of America and the Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown

Bank of America partnered with the Global Social Enterprise...

Student Roundtable
Bank of America Chairman/CEO Meets with Georgetown Students to Discuss Global Awareness and Current Business Trends


Georgetown University students from the McDonough School of Business and other schools in the University participated in a discussion with Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan, who was...

Milken Institutes Future of Health
2017 Milken Institute Future of Health Summit: A New World of Collaboration


By Guannan Feng (MBA'19)

Improving physical wellness and providing universal accessibility to basic health care is the most fundamental strategy to empower people and spread...

Will Hackman
Three Lessons Learned From This Year's United Nations Climate Change Conference
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GSEI Founder Bill Novelli Speaks About Mindful Portions and Healthy Behaviors at Chicago Summit


At the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 100th Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, Bill Novelli challenged attendees to become part of the solution and...

Fortune "Change the World" Event


By Matt Wood (MBA '18)

On Oct. 4, the Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown University’s McDonough...

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What Is “Innovative Finance”?


By Will Hackman (MPP’18)

What Is “Innovative Finance”? As a Global Social Enterprise Initiative student leader and public policy graduate student this was my question...

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Deloitte’s Federal Practice Leader Discusses How the Company Drives Social Change


By Mark Matsuura (MBA'18)

Although the consulting industry has traditionally been associated with adding value to the private sector, there is a growing need for consultants...

Concordia Summit
What do Walmart, Airbnb, and Comcast all have in common? A Dispatch from the Annual Concordia Summit


By Kelsey Weber (MA' 18 - Global Human Development)


What do Walmart, Airbnb, and Comcast all have in common?

They all believe that the...

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Investigating Apparel Worker Needs in the Dominican Republic - McDonough MBA's Present to VF Corporation

By Jackie Balakarski (MBA’18)

It was a hot May day in Santiago in the Dominican Republic and the smell of rubber filled my nose during a tour of a factory which exclusively makes shoes for...

ROI Meeting
Aligning Capital with Rural Opportunity: ROI Convenes Initial Planning meeting with Partners
Matt McKenna and Sam Rikkers
Obama Officials Set Up Rural Initiative at Georgetown
Two Agriculture Department officials in the Obama administration have set up an initiative at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business to try to continue to interest Wall Street...
Millennials Rise on Earth Day to keep Marine Life Afloat
This Earth Day, April 22nd, the Sustainable Oceans Alliance held its third Annual Sustainable Oceans Summit, with a theme of making the ocean “famous.” The event drew hundreds of participants and was...
GSEI Student Leaders Break for Jobs and Summer Opportunities


As final exams draw to a close, we wish our graduating students Pak Aranyawat (MBA'17), Amy Yaskowski (MBA'17), Daniela Fernandez (BA'17), and Sophia Wood (BA'17) a fond farewell...

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Dan Miller (MBA '17) at The Nature Conservancy
This Spring, GSEI placed Daniel Miller (MBA '17) as a Climate Risk and Resilience Fellow at The Nature Conservancy thanks to the support of our founding partner, Bank...