Latest News in Social Entrepreneurship
When Shadrack Frimpong was awarded a President’s Engagement Prize from the University of Pennsylvania in 2015, the 23-year old thought he was putting his life on hold. Armed with a three-year, $150,000 grant, he, instead, found his life’s purpose.
- April 12, 2019
A Yale student wins the $25,000 Thorne Prize for Social Innovation in Health or Education for a new technology solution that allows school districts to easily see an overview of their programs and determine their efficacy.
- February 25, 2019
Globalization, changing lifestyles, and urbanization have a significant impact on the health of communities in India and around the world. To address these growing health and social disparities, the Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH) has partnered with The CoWrks Foundry and the RMZ Foundation to launch the Sustainable Health Initiative (SHI).
- January 31, 2019
Want $25,000 to support a social enterprise or innovation in health or education? Applications for the Thorne Prize for Social Innovation in Health or Education are now open! Brought to you by InnovateHealth Yale.
- January 09, 2019
Recent Yale graduate Nicole Gusmán (MPH ’18) took her experience as an adolescent health educator to create an app called Easy EC, an award-winning tool to help youth locate emergency contraception.
- June 27, 2018
What does the future hold for CRISPR? WHRY Fellow Haleigh Larson '18 shares her hope for careful, confident gene editing with the CT Mirror.
- June 08, 2018
Yale School of Public Health alumni returned to New Haven this month to reconnect with classmates and friends and to learn about a growing network of social entrepreneurship on campus.
- May 02, 2018
Meet Sabin Prize winners, Alexia Akbay and Nicholaus Johnson
- April 26, 2018
Yale students from across campus flooded the annual Startup Yale competition, presenting a variety of entrepreneurial approaches to problems in health care and education and vying for $125,000 in prizes and the chance to turn their ideas into reality.
- March 26, 2018
More than 100,000 people die every year in Africa from counterfeit medicines, and that number is increasing. Adebayo Alonge (SOM ’16), a student in the SOM Master of Advanced Management program, knows all too well. He nearly died from counterfeit drugs in a Nigerian hospital.