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Upcoming and Recent Events

October 19, 2016
The Trump Foundation, The Clinton Foundation, and the 2016 Election: What Does it All Mean for Philanthropy? Join us at 6:00pm in the Bianco Room at One Pace Plaza (Downtown Campus) for a panel discussion regarding this quickly developing topic raising many questions about the intersection of politics and philanthropy, and a constellation of issues around public engagement with philanthropy.  Speakers include:

This event is open to the public, seating is limited, registration is required.


September 22, 2016
Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Presentation, Dr. Rebecca Tekula and Archana Shah presented to a delegation of european social entrepreneurs through the US Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program.


September 14, 2016
Learning Outcomes Reception, Summer 2016 Wilson Funded Interns present their learning outcomes of their respective summer internships at nonprofits and social enterprises.


July 19, 2016
Summer Funded Interns Lunch & Learn Event, this inaugural event provided our 2016 cohort of summer funded interns with the opportunity to tour the Centre for Social Innovation facility, learn about a unique co-working community of mission-driven early stage businesses and further their understanding of the social entrepreneurship sector. The luncheon also allowed our student interns to meet one another, network and share their full-time work experiences in the social impact sector.


May 2, 2016
Not-for-Profit Leadership Summit XIV, co-sponsorship with United Way. Full day annual gathering of over 700 nonprofit leaders in Westchester.


April 18, 2016
United Nations Career Panel, co-sponsored by the Wilson Center, will feature panel of professionals discussing their careers in advocacy, NGO's and other international organizations that work closely with the United nations. The event is open to all students and will be held in Room W614, NYC Campus, 1:20-3:20pm.


April 14, 2016
Spring 2016 Job & Internship Fair, Wilson Center tabled at this event that draws over 150 employers and 1200 attendees each year


April 13, 2016
Faculty Fellows Speaker Series: "Challenges to the rapid identification of children who have been trafficked for commercial sexual exploitation" A Wilson Funded Research Project by Professor Rafferty, brown bag lunch research seminar to begin at 12:10pm and will be held in the 21st floor conference Room at 163 William Street NYC and webcast to the Pace Community, email us at wilsoncenter@pace.edu for details.


April 11, 2016
Faculty Fellows Speaker Series: "Microfinance and Investment in Human and Social Capital" A Wilson Funded Research Project by Professor Viswanath, brown bag lunch research seminar to begin at 12:10pm and will be held in the 21st floor conference Room at 163 William Street NYC and webcast to the Pace Community, email us at wilsoncenter@pace.edu for details.


March 1, 2016
Social Enterprise in Residence Guest Lecture, featuring Shirley Acevedo Buontempo '84, '10 Executive Director and Founder of Latino U College Access, our Social Enterprise in Residence. The discussion will begin at 6:15PM on our Pleasantville campus(Miller Hall M30),  this event is open to all students.


Febraury 22, 2016
Nonprofit Career Panel, co-sponsored by the Wilson Center, will feature a panel of Pace alumni who will discuss their nonprofit career paths.The event is open to all students and will be held in the Bianco Room, NYC Campus, 6:00-8:00pm.


November 16, 2015
Nonprofit Career Panel, co-sponsored by the Wilson Center, will feature panelists representing organizations with affiliations to the United Nations.The event is open to all students and will be held in the Bianco Room, NYC Campus, 6:30-8:30pm.


November 10, 2015
Faculty Fellows Speaker Series: "A Case Study of Empowering a Nonprofit Organization to Better Help People with Disabilities through M-Health" a Wilson-Funded Research Project by Seidenberg Professor, James Lawler. The brown bag lunch research seminar will be held at 3:25pm in the 21st Fl. Conference Room at 163 William Street, NYC and webcast to the Pace Community, email us at wilsoncenter@pace.edu for details.


October 27, 2015
Join us for our third annual True Partnerships: Best Practices in Collaborations, A Conversation on Curriculum, Community and the New York Harbor. The discussion will highlight a pair of the collaborators involved in the $5 Million Dollar NSF Grant awarded to School of Education Professor Lauren Birney and her colleagues for the Billion Oyster Project in the New York Harbor. Please register and confirm your attendance here


September 30, 2015
Faculty Fellows Speaker Series: "An Exploratory Study of Nonprofit Organizations' Use of the Internet for Communications and Fundraising" a Wilson-Funded Research Project by Seidenberg Professor, Namchul Shin. The brown bag lunch research seminar will be held in the 21st Fl. Conference Room at 163 William Street, NYC and webcast to the Pace Community, email us at wilsoncenter@pace.edu for details.


September 16, 2015
Learning Outcomes Reception, Summer 2015 Wilson Funded Interns will present their learning outcomes of their respective summer internships at nonprofits and social enterprises.


July 27, 2015
African Women's Entrepreneurship (AWEP): Panel Discussion, US Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program. Co-sponsorship with the Entrepreneurship Lab.


May 4, 2015
Not-for-Profit Leadership Summit XIII, co-sponsorship with United Way. Full day annual gathering of over 700 nonprofit leaders in Westchester.


April 13, 2015
Nonprofit Career Panel, co-sponsored by the Wilson Center, will feature speakers from various areas of the government and nonprofit sector. This event is open to all students and will be held at 1:30 in the Schimmel Lobby, NYC Campus.


March 25, 2015
Faculty Fellows Speaker Series: "Volunteer Management Practices during Challenging Times" A Wilson Funded Research Project by Professor Knepper, brown bag lunch research seminar to be held in the 21st Floor Conference Room at 163 William Street NYC and webcast to the Pace Community, email us at wilsoncenter@pace.edu for details.


February 18, 2015
Non Profit Career Panel, co-sponsored by the Wilson Center, will feature speakers from various areas of the nonprofit sector. This event is open to all students and will be held in the Bianco Room, NYC Campus, 6:00-8:00PM.


October 30, 2014
True Partnerships: Best Practices in Collaborations for Social Impact: A Conversation with Impact America, Panel Discussion


October 8, 2014
A conversation with Matt Hennessy, Client Partnership Director for First Access. Moderated by Professor Rebecca Tekula.


October 2, 2014
Fall 2014 Job & Internship Fair, Wilson Center tabled at this event that draws over 150 employers and 1200 attendees each year.


September 10, 2014
Wilson Funded Internship Program Reception, recognized Summer 2014 interns as they presented their summer experiences and learning outcomes.


August 20, 2014
Social Entrepreneurship, Ethics of Volunteering in Post-Conflict Contexts and the Role of NGOs in Disarmament and Violence Reduction: Panel Discussion, US Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program.


June 4, 2014
Wilson Center co-hosted STOKED Mentoring End of Year Celebration.


May 12, 2014
Wilson Center co-hosted screening of “Who Cares?”, a film about social entrepreneurship and change-making throughout the world.


May 6, 2014
A Conversation with Dr. Prabhakar, CEO and Founder of Society for Rural Improvement, moderated by Professor PV Viswanath.


May 5, 2014
Not-for-Profit Leadership Summit XII, co-sponsored with United Way. Full day annual gathering of over 700 nonprofit leaders in Westchester.


April 30, 2014
Pace-Hitachi Nonprofit Forum: Annual free educational program on White Plains campus. "Sources of Funding: The Changing Landscape" Register Today!


April 3, 2014
True Partnerships: Best Practices in Nonprofit-Corporate Collaborations: A Conversation with NFTE & SAP. This panel will allow you to gain and share insights into an effective nonprofit-corporate relationship featuring two leaders known for their best practices in partnerships. Please register, the event will commence at 6:15pm and will be held in the Bianco Room located on the B-Level of One Pace Plaza, NYC Campus.


March 27, 2014
Spring 2014 Job & Internship Fair, Wilson Center tabled at this event that draws over 150 employers and 1200 attendees each year.


March 5, 2014
Non-Profit Career Panel will feature speakers from the non-profit sector in the areas of: Women's Reproductive Rights, Public Health and Social Enterprise. Panelists will be joining us from Grameen America, Planned Parenthood & the Aravind Eye Foundation. The event is open to all students and will be held in the Student Union, NYC campus, 6:00-8:00PM.


February 21, 2014
Associate Director Archana Shah served as moderator on panel “Finding the Impact in Impact Investing” at NYU Social Innovation Symposium.