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New Strategies
Program Assists Nonprofits

By: David Brown, Hoya Staff Writter*

COURTESY OF CURT WEEDEN Curt Weeden, creator of New Strategies, leads a forum for the program. New Strategies will begin MSB operations...

Innovation Lab
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...

Novelli Statement to Senators
Bill Novelli Statement to Senate Leaders on Advanced Care Delivery

May 21, 2014: Bill Novelli, Co-Chair of the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC), joined AHIP Foundation at the Bipartisan Leaders of Senate Committee on Aging Roundtable to raise...

Student of the Year McLaughlin
GSEI Student of the Year 2013-2014

By Bich Le

Michael McLaughlin (MBA’15), was named the Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) Student Leader of the Year for the 2013-2014 academic year. The award was created...

Tim Tassopoulos
A Family Business Take on CSR and Sustainability

By Michael McLaughlin (MBA’15)

Although Chick-fil-A is best known for the chicken it serves across the United States, it is their coffee program that is shaking things up around...

Impact Investments
Changing Policy to Increase Impact Investments

By Michael McLaughlin (MBA’15)

Can opportunities for impact investments – dollars that yield both financial and social returns for investors – be increased if policy adjustments...

Anthony Cook
A Proposal: Activating Students to Ignite Economic Empowerment and Social Justice in DC

By Michael McLaughlin (MBA’15)

Anthony Cook practices what he preaches. A professor in Georgetown’s Law Center teaching Democracy and Coercion, exploring the role of lawyers in...

Fellows Dinner
GSED Fellows Graduating Class

By Michael McLaughlin (MBA’15)

Anne Devine (M’14) was selected by her peers as the Outstanding Fellow for 2014.

The first class of Global Social Enterprise and...

Philips Re-launches Brand – Innovation and You

By Robert Brandt (MBA’14)

The light bulb was a transformative innovation when Philips launched it 120 years ago. Today, Philips’s innovative spirit remains as it continues to push...

Rural America
Reimagining Rural America

By Michael McLaughlin (MBA’15)

“…most people think of ranching in a romantic light, but I don’t see it that way. I’m not a cowboy, I run a business.” – April Bonds

Vishal Agrawal
Environmental Impact of Servicizing

By Michael McLaughlin (MBA’15)

Can businesses be greener while also increasing profits? Professor Vishal Agrawal’s ...

Georgetown Students Publish Primer on the Intersection of Impact Investing and International Development

By Michael McLaughlin (MBA’15)

“Impacting investing” is abuzz. Yet what it truly is and how it works is still not understood by many investors both in the private and public...

Omidyar Network Investing In Development

By: Trent Van Alfen (MBA’15)

As the...

GHD fellows
Business and Development Fellows Selected

By Michael McLaughlin (MBA’15)

Seventeen Global Social Enterprise and Development (GSED) Fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year were selected earlier this month. Manish Padhiar,...

Mae McDonnell
Activist "Procotts" and Boycotts Affect Corporate Reputation

By Michael McLaughlin (MBA’15)

Companies respond to boycotts by increasing their charitable giving. This is the key finding of Professor Mary-Hunter (Mae) McDonnell’s recent study...

Andrea Perez Castro
Andrea Perez Castro On Grameen Caldas Merger with Yunus Social Business Colombia

By Michael McLaughlin (MBA’15)

Grameen Caldas is going national, thanks in part to McDonough School of Business (MSB) alumna Andrea Perez Castro. A veteran of the Inter-American...