As our mission states, "Wesleyan University is dedicated to providing an education in the liberal arts that is characterized by boldness, rigor, and practical idealism." The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship makes that mission a reality for students by teaching practical skills, building a community of changemakers, and forging pathways for student entrepreneurs and innovators. 

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Note: Patricelli Center programs may experience some delays while we hire our next Director. Check back soon for updates on programing and the search for the new director! In the meantime, if you have questions or want to be notified when activities resume, contact Ying-Fei Chen at yfchen@wesleyan.edu 

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Davis Projects for Peace (2022-23)

Davis Projects for Peace (2022-23)

Every year, student leaders from around the world are awarded $10,000 grants to implement a “Project for Peace” over summer break. The program, which was established by international philanthropist Kathryn Wasserman Davis in 2007, is designed to encourage young adults to develop innovative, community-centered, and scalable responses to the world’s most pressing issues. Along the…
Meet Abigail Maymi ’22, The New Civic Engagement Fellow

Meet Abigail Maymi ’22, The New Civic Engagement Fellow

Hi! I am excited to join the Allbritton Center as the new Civic Engagement Fellow! I graduated last spring and I triple majored in Education, Psychology, and American Studies. My biggest passion was working with the Traverse Square community. The children and families who I connected with taught me so much about what it really…
Monthly Updates From the Patricelli Center: An Archive

Monthly Updates From the Patricelli Center: An Archive

Each month, I send an email to a group of Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship alumni leaders. I have decided to archive all those emails here for anyone who wants to see them. If you’d like to be on my email list too, just send me a note and I’ll be glad to add you!  …
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