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  • Entrepreneurship for Good Program: Future of Work Challenge

    Berlin, Land Berlin, Germany The DO School gemeinnützige GmbH

    More and more people are looking for a meaningful job and a fulfilling career.

    They want to contribute to something greater than "just a job" – something that is bigger than them. But how will they ever feel that they're making a big difference? How could they measure their impact? What would that kind of job look like in a big company? How, as a part of a big system, would employees be able to tell that their work matters?

    That's what our next Entrepreneurship for Good Program: The Future of Work Challenge is all about. Posed by H&M Germany, the Challenge invites you and 19 other young entrepreneurs to spend 10 weeks on campus in Berlin. After that, you'll move on to implement your own venture over the course of the next 10 months.

    Even big change begins with small steps. So let's start by finding ways to empower employees across 400 different locations in Germany to make a positive impact on business and also on society at large – and to enable them to measure it, too. And that's where you come in. H&M Germany and the DO School challenge you to devise amazing new formats for employees in the fashion sector to set targets for themselves and their teams. In addition, you should find concrete, measurable ways for them to track their impact.

    In particular, you will be asked to:

    • Identify new areas in big companies that aren't already covered by employee satisfaction surveys
    • Create an amazing solution that is easily scalable and transferable, i.e. to other companies
    • Empower individual and structural change by making its effect measurable

    Ends February 10, 2016, 10:45 PM

  • IREX Seeks U.S.-based Local Community Organizations for Partnership

    IREX seeks U.S. community-based, non-profit or other grassroots organizations, government offices or legislative bodies that actively engage in community development projects to host, mentor and guide community leaders from August to December. Community Solutions participants are among the best and brightest global community leaders working in Transparency & Accountability, Tolerance & Conflict Resolution, Environmental Issues, and Women & Gender Issues. Community leaders participating in the program will come from over 60 countries.

    The Community Solutions Program is currently accepting applications for U.S. host organizations. If you are interested in hosting a 2016 CSP leader, please complete the Host Interest Form by March 31, 2016.

    Ends February 11, 2016, 5:00 AM

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    The conference Form and Feeling: The Making of Concretism is the culmination of a research project led by Antonio Sergio Bessa, Director of Curatorial and Education Programs at the Bronx Museum, in collaboration with Julieta Gonzalez, Chief Curator at Fundación Jumex, in Mexico City. It will bring together new scholarship that engages critically in a discussion of the legacy of Concrete art and the genealogy of experiential art practices of the 1960s and 1970s in Brazil. The investigations presented in the conference will further contribute to the research informing the exhibition Form and Feeling: The Making of Concretism, scheduled to open at the Bronx Museum in the spring of 2018.

    Location: The Graduate Center, City University of New York

    365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016 -- Concourse level

    Limited seating available. Reservation hotline will be posted soon.
    This conference will be live-streamed.

    Starts February 8, 2016, 3:00 PM

  • Stewards' Circle: Formal Approaches to Native Landscaping

    Ann Arbor, MI, US Natural Area Preservation

    7:30 a.m. to 8:30 am

    Native plantings play an essential role in providing habitat, capturing stormwater and reducing soil erosion. Sometimes native plantings are seen as unruly and disorganized. Learn about how formal approaches to native landscaping can be an effective demonstration tool in showing others how natives can be beautiful and provide important ecological value.For more information go to

    Starts February 9, 2016, 12:30 PM

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