Workshop: Infusing Sustainability Into the Curriculum The workshop will help faculty incorporate sustainability-focused student learning outcomes into their curricula using the Entrepreneurial Mindset and Engineering for One Planet frameworks. Faculty will learn to do the following: -Teach key sustainability concepts, tools, and frameworks online or in person. -Enhance existing courses by integrating environmental metrics and methods as well as social, business, and teamwork skills into online or classroom activities through...READ MORE
Are you a social entrepreneur working on sanitation and hygiene issues in Africa? If not, do you know terrific colleagues who are? The Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator is recruiting its next cohort of social entrepreneurs, working in or across Africa, that deploy promising sanitation and hygiene products and/or services, innovative supply chain models, business models, or other approaches that have potential for widespread, sustainable impact. Ready to scale your innovation or...READ MORE
MIT D-Lab is offering two dynamic and interactive virtual courses on Inclusive Innovation and Inclusive Business featuring real-world case studies, guest speakers, in-depth discussions and networking opportunities. By the end of each course, participants will leave with a toolkit of practical frameworks and methods they can use in making their global work more inclusive and resilient. The courses are a great way to connect with D-Lab values and approaches, build your innovation...READ MORE
Visit https://aprofessionalafrica.com/HomeCourse/courseDetails/122 for a 2 hour inexpensive training for ALL your employees anywhere in the world, especially Africa. MindEdge’s Security Awareness Online Training teaches employees to identify and prevent security breaches before they happen. For less than five cents per day per employee, your staff will have year-long, anytime, anywhere access to our highly-rated online security awareness training. This comprehensive training spans the facets of security awareness from in-office to...READ MORE
Applications are open for UC Berkeley’s Master of Development Engineering! The Master of Development Engineering is UC Berkeley’s first professional degree committed to solving complex global challenges across the corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors. Graduates of the program will be: Empowered with the ability to develop scalable, sustainable approaches to complex societal challenges globally and locally. Equipped to design new sustainable solutions through technology innovations and social entrepreneurship. Enabled to contribute...READ MORE
Do you want to grasp new business opportunities in the field of productive, circular and sharing economies? Are you interested in addressing environmental challenges by selling a green product or service and creating green jobs in your country? Would you like to create and launch an innovative business model that creates environmental and social value? The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Convention on Biological Diversity, EcoEnterprises Fund, FaithInvest, Fordham University’s...READ MORE
Recent preliminary research into humanitarian engineering education has indicated a higher level of diverse participation than what is represented in the general engineering student cohort. In particular, gender participation has been seen to be at or near parity. This research will explore the underlying perceptions and motivations for students engaging in humanitarian engineering activities to understand this diverse participation. Extending on existing research that focuses on university student participation, this...READ MORE
Humanitarian engineering is an emerging engineering field that is being incorporated into the engineering curriculum at the University of Technology Sydney by the rollout in coming years of a humanitarian engineering sub-major. This will build on and complement existing subjects such as Engineering Communication and others which focus on the development of skills in human-centred design, socio-technical thinking, sustainability, and other skills related to humanitarian engineering. However, such skills can...READ MORE
The landscape of humanitarian engineering education in universities is rapidly expanding, with the number of programs in humanitarian engineering and related fields roughly doubling in the last decade. Ideally, these programs should equip students with the skills to be effective in humanitarian engineering work. But what are the key skills used in humanitarian engineering practice? And what skills learned in humanitarian engineering practice can be subsequently applied in mainstream professional...READ MORE
Humanitarian engineering is an emerging engineering field that is becoming increasingly incorporated into university engineering curriculum around Australia and the world, with various institutions offering subjects, minors, and even majors in the area. However, there remain competing definitions and interpretations of humanitarian engineering, ranging from emergency disaster relief, to design under constraint, to a broad set of skills and approaches that can be incorporated in mainstream professional engineering practice. Phenomenography...READ MORE
Are you passionate about using design, engineering and technology for social change? Are you interested in advancing knowledge in the emerging field of Humanitarian Engineering? The Humanitarian Engineering Group at RMIT University has five new PhD topics open to interested candidates. The topics are: – Exploring application of emerging technologies in humanitarian and development contexts – Adapting participatory design approaches to the context of humanitarian design and engineering projects –...READ MORE
Drexel’s one-of-a-kind online Graduate Certificate in Peace Engineering combines STEM with conflict management to prepare you for a career in peacebuilding. Designed for engineers, government and military officials, and peacebuilding practitioners, the curriculum was developed in collaboration with the U.S. Institute of Peace and the PeaceTech Lab. You’ll learn how to integrate technology, engineering approaches, polices and the practices of peacebuilding into conflict resolution. PROGRAM FEATURES The three-course, nine-credit certificate...READ MORE
Unite For Sight’s Global Health University offers more than 20 online certificate programs. In celebration of the 10-year anniversary of Unite For Sight’s certificate programs, they are offering the opportunity from now until May 24 to “Buy One Certificate and Get One Certificate Free.” After registering for the certificate programs, you may thereafter complete the curriculum at your convenience. The 3-step enrollment process for this opportunity is included below. Registration steps: Review the 20...READ MORE
UnLtd India is looking for early-stage social entrepreneurs working in any sector to join their next cohort. The Incubation Program provides support to social entrepreneurs to help them grow their social businesses through personalized coaching, connect with follow-on funders, gain access to peer learning and exposure to industry; sectoral experts. Eligibility criteria Indian citizens over the age of 18 Must have ideas or an existing organisation (The organisation cannot be legally...READ MORE
Make a difference this summer 2019! Are you an Engineering student looking to have a positive impact with your work? Join the Build Health International team for an amazing summer internship that’s sponsored by Autodesk Foundation. Applications deadline is May 1st. Apply now here. Build Health International (BHI) develops high-quality healthcare infrastructure in impoverished regions of the world to enable the provision of dignified care to those who need it most. BHI...READ MORE
Our introduction to revolutionary Earthbag technology in Nepal combines hands-on Earthbag building experience with a close-up introduction to daily village life, all in the shadows of the mighty Himalayas. Under our supervision volunteer engineers employ innovative Earthbag construction techniques to construct sustainable and earthquake-resistant permanent structures for impoverished rural villages, in a country still in desperate need of infrastructure after a devastating 2015 earthquake. Prior building or construction experience is...READ MORE
+Acumen will offer the free course Social Impact Analysis on February 19, 2019. Please see the link for details. START DATE: February 19, 2019 WHAT YOU’LL LEARN: Gain a three-part framework to assess the breadth, depth and focus of your social impact Craft a theory of change for your organization or initiative Learn from case studies of how other social enterprises have measured their social impact in lean and rigorous ways...READ MORE
The the social startup accelerator Entrepreneur First seeks applicants. Deadlines are rolling. From the website: Every six months we bring together a selection of mission-driven individuals who want to build tech companies with a global impact. Yours could be the greatest tech company the world never sees. Or you could join EF. Apply Now We’re looking for the best potential founders to join us. If you want to build something...READ MORE
Miller Center’s GSBI delivers world-class accelerator programs that connect global social enterprise leaders with Silicon Valley business executives to develop more sustainable, scalable market-based solutions to the problems of poverty. Apply by Nov 2nd. http://bit.ly/2eM89Gy Miller Center’s Global Social Benefit Institute (GSBI®) helps social entrepreneurs help more people. Since 2003 we have accelerated over 900M+ social entrepreneurs, who have raised over $940M+, and positively impacted the lives of over 300M+...READ MORE
The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) and the Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (MSFEA) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) are jointly offering a three-week course on “Design of Engineering Solutions for Health Challenges in Crisis”, Beirut, 2-20 July 2018. This course encourages students to engage in designing engineering solutions that would alleviate health challenges faced by people in protracted humanitarian crises. This Humanitarian Engineering course was designed to...READ MORE
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