Working on a project to help underserved communities? Need Funding? Want to recruit new members for your IDEAS Global Challenge team? Want to get involved, but don’t yet have an idea?
Then join the IDEAS Global Challenge Generator Dinner, taking place at MIT from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, in Walker Memorial, Morss Hall, Building 50.
Come hear what IDEAS Global Challenge and hear what other creative social impact projects teams are getting started on. This is the chance to pitch your idea and recruit teammates or pitch your skills to get hired onto a team. With the first chance to submit an Initial Scope Statement two weeks away (10/24), here’s your chance to share your idea, meet teammates and form a team.
RSVP at http://bit.ly/UPOCTN or email email@example.com with “Generator” in the subject to sign-up for a 60-second pitch opportunity. Include the following information, choosing one of the following:
Category One – Recruit the IDEAS Dream Team
Category Two – Get Yourself “Hired”
Namati is an international NGO dedicated to advancing legal empowerment. Namati works at the grassroots level to put law into people’s hands. They currently have programs in Sierra Leone, India, Liberia, Uganda, Mozambique, Burma, Kenya, and Bangladesh, where we address a range of issues, from strengthening rights over land and natural resources, to improving accountability for essential services like health and education. Harvard Law School alumna Abigail Moy is a Program Director at our Washington, DC office. A variety of fellowships are available to current students and recent graduates in Namati’s US and foreign offices. Fellows are provided with a hands-on experience working on behalf of communities around the world. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.namati.org/about/employment-opportunities/ or click here. Kindly note that these fellowships are unpaid, so students are encouraged to seek independent funding sources.
When: Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 5 – 6:30pm
Where: Wasserstein 1015
Please RSVP by clicking on the sign-up tab in the left hand corner.
International public service law varies as much as the populations it serves. With practice settings ranging from intergovernmental organizations like the United Nations to nongovernmental organizations such as Human Rights Watch, attorneys working within the public international arena address questions of diplomacy, state succession, expropriation, and more. Listen as panelists provide descriptions of their practice, work environment, career path, and professional values, and learn how you can become part of these organizations dedicated to public service worldwide. A buffet dinner will be served.
• Andrew Painter, Senior Protection officer, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
• Param-Preet Singh, Senior Counsel, Human Rights Watch International Justice Program
• Abigail Moy ‘09, Program Director, Global Operations, Namati