>>Thu Jun 7, 2012
Read the profiles of the Washington DC ConnectGens Fellows featured over the last few weeks in the Washington Jewish Week:
>>Thu Jun 7, 2012
Set at the beautiful YMCA Jerusalem, Yazamim Jerusalem Launch Night was exceptional. 11 Yazamim Jerusalem fellows launched their ventures with a series of lightening-fast 15-second pitches. And - the mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, joined them with a 15-second pitch about why Jerusalem should be the center of our social ventures. Check out the video of the fellows’ pitches below!
>>Mon Jun 4, 2012
Boston's CJP Fellowship started off Jewish Innovation Month with a bang. Last Thursday, the group of nine fellows pitched their ventures to a group of Boston-area Jewish leaders. Check out the amazing job the fellows did:
>>Thu May 31, 2012
Originally featured on the Masa Israel Community website
>>Wed May 30, 2012
Nine young social innovators will launch ventures to change the face of Boston’s Jewish community. Will you be there?
CJP’s PresenTense Boston Fellowship: Launch Night 2012
Thursday, May 31 | 7:00 p.m.
City Year Boston, 287 Columbus Avenue, Boston
We’re shining a light on Boston’s young Jewish entrepreneurs. Meet the amazing fellows and learn about their ventures — from a t-shirt company that promotes social change to an international network strengthening Jewish-Muslim relations. Celebrate at Launch Night and learn how you can lend your support and connections to help build these ventures.
To RSVP, click here
For more information or special accommodations, contact Abby: email@example.com or 617-457-8776.
>>Mon May 21, 2012
The Washington Post featured the DC Federation's commitment to innovation, with a shout out to the DC ConnectGens Fellowship and PresenTense:
"And through our ConnectGens Fellowship powered by PresenTense, we are mentoring and training some of the best and brightest social entrepreneurs so that their innovative ideas can become programs that improve our community and beyond."
Click here to read the entire article.
>>Wed May 16, 2012
Read about Ariel Beery's call to establish June as Jewish Innovation Month in his blog on The Times of Israel:
"In a seemingly parallel world to the political messes of recent months, a new world is being born right before our eyes: a world born out of the visions of young Jewish social entrepreneurs around the world, over a hundred of which will be launching their ventures this June. So I hereby propose: let us declare June Jewish Innovation Month. If the upcoming events in the month of June go smoothly, the reports of a disconnected, past-tense Federation and JCC system will prove to be unfounded."
>>Wed Apr 18, 2012
At the 2012 Masa Building Future Leadership Conference in Jerusalem, David Kramer, the founder of NU Campaign and PTI '10 fellow, shared four vital tips for entrepreneurs to a group of eager young minds:
- A person must listen to where their heart leads to fulfill their purpose in the world.
- Believe in one’s abilities (according to Kramer, the biggest key to success in the world).
- Hard work is vital to accomplish work.
- Have fun!