Announcing a new Meetup for TIE Social Entrepreneurs Group Monthly Meet!
What: Social Entrepreneur Mondays@Tantric
When: Monday, May 3, 2010 6:30 PM
Price: $10.00 per person
Tantric India Bistro
123 Stuart Street Theatre District
Boston, MA 02116
[masked]NetSAP Boston, TIE Social Entrepreneurs Group & Tantric BistroPromoting Boston?s Social EntrepreneursThis month's theme: Education
Come hear these organizations as they describe their work around the world in helping support children achieve their educational goals with support, mentoring and innovative programs.
Meet others interested in supporting social impact and build your social network. This is your opportunity to get engaged with a cause SPEAKERS AND ORGANIZATIONS INCLUDE:
- Appa Madiwale from Vidya Poshak - Vidya Poshak empowers underpriviledged students to pursue higher education beyond 10th grade. It's programs provide access to higher education through scholarships and text books, help students to succeed academically with training in residential camps and knowledge centers during the college years and help them to launch career with Graduate Finishing School and placement services. www.vidyaposhak.org
- Mayank Agrawal from Pardada Pardadi Educational Society - Since 2000, Pardada Pardadi Educational Society has been improving the lives of girls in rural India. Its mission is to uplift and empower girls from the poorest sections of society by providing free education and vocational training -- creating a new generation of self-reliant and educated girls who will break the cycle of poverty in the region. www.education4change.org
- Arti Pandey from Barakat - Barakat exists to strengthen the fundamental human rights to education in South and Central Asia by providing exemplary basic education and advancing literacy, particularly for women and children. www.barakatworld.org
- Kavita Shah from Nanhi Kali - Nanhi kali is a participatory project in which individuals, groups and corporates sponsor the education of girls between grades 1 and 10 for at least one year. The Nanhi kali project works with 25 National Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in cities and villages throughout India. Currently, this programme provides over 50,800 underprivileged girls with academic and material support, such as uniforms and after-school tutoring. www.nanhikaliboston.org
- Gary Morton from Leaders of Tomorrow - The National Black MBA Association Leaders of Tomorrow Program is the leading youth mentoring program responsible for increasing the number of Minority High School students who pursue business and entrepreneurship careers, and become future business leaders. Launched in September 1991, there are currently 26 chapters active nationally. http://www.bostonblackmba.org/LOT.htm
WHEN: May 3rd, 2010. 6.30 pm onwards. First Monday of the Month
WHERE: Tantric Indian Bistro, 123 Stuart St. Boston MA 02116
Cover Charge of $10 at the door to includes appetizers.
Photos from our last meetup at:http://www.meetup.com/Social-Entrepreneurs-Group-Boston/photos/877357/
Learn more here:http://www.meetup.com/Social-Entrepreneurs-Group-Boston/calendar/13138363/