Patricelli Center

Fall 2015 Workshops and Trainings

We'll soon post an outline of PCSE events for the semester. Check the ENGAGE calendar for additional events, deadlines, and opportunities both on- and off-campus, and subscribe to the ENGAGE e-newsletter to receive weekly emails with upcoming events as well as funding opportunities, job and internship postings, and other select content.

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Throughout the Semester-

Student forums TBD

Intro to Social Entrepreneurship .25 credit class 

Wesleyan Entrepreneurship Society meetings

Kai Wes meetings and speaker series

Allbritton Talks (Lunch Conversation Series)

additional student-organized events co-sponsored by the PCSE

On-campus trainings, workshops, and conferences-

Friday, September 11, 12-2 p.m. 

PCSE & Allbritton Open House

Tuesday, September 22 | 12-1 p.m. | Allbritton 311

Business Decisions and Relationships in a Social Enterprise
Speakers: Emma Gardner ’89 & Patrick McDarrah ’88

Thursday, October 1 | 4:15-5:15 p.m. | Allbritton 311

Education Reform: Public Policy and University Research

Speaker: Kika Stump ‘94


Friday-Sunday, October 2-4 | Daniel Family Commons

Startup Weekend

Tuesday, October 6 

Philadelphia WESeminar on the Road: Socially conscious building & design,

Speakers: Jacob Fisher ’98, Development Officer, Pennrose Properties LLC; Katherine Gajewski ’02, Director, Philadelphia Office of Sustainability; Gregory Heller ’04, CEO, American Communities Trust; and Kristen Suzda ’02, Architect

Thursday, October 8 | 12-1 p.m. | Usdan 108

YearUp’s Model: From Poverty to Professional Careers

Speaker: Scott Donohue ’86


Wednesday, October 21 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Allbritton 103

Sustainable Business Development

Speaker: Kevin Egolf ’05


Thursday, October 22 | 12-1 p.m. | Allbritton 311

Crowdfunding Bootcamp

Speaker: Hyungsoo Kim ‘02


Friday, November 6 (during Homecoming/Family Weekend) | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | Allbritton 311

PCSE WESeminar: Social Entrepreneurship at Wesleyan


Friday, November 6 (during Homecoming/Family Weekend) | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | Allbritton first floor lobby

Allbritton Open House


Thursday, November 12 | 12-1 p.m. | Allbritton 103

Major Trends in the Non-Profit World

Speakers: Lee Bodner ’91, Julie Meyer ’79, other panelist TBD


Friday-Saturday, November 13-14

Shasha Seminar for Human Concerns: Wesleyan Social Impact Summit


Wednesday, December 2 | 4-5 p.m. | Usdan 108

Ownership Matters: Legal Structures for Social Enterprise

Speaker: James (Jim) G Steiker ’81


Tuesday, December 8 | 6-7 p.m. | Allbritton 311

Education & Career “Next Steps” for Entrepreneurs, December 8

Speaker: Shereem Herdon-Brown ’96

others TBA


View a list of past events here.

Are you a Wesleyan alumnus/a who would like to get more involved with the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship? Complete this questionnaire.

Are you a student or an alum with an idea for an event? Contact the PCSE.