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Macro-SIL Leadership Speakers Luncheon Series:
Elizabeth Nahar, Director of Sustainability for ChildObesity180

OCTOBER 3, 2014
11:50 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Faculty Dining Room, McElroy Commons
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Limited to 10 students only. Please email Ian Witherby at witheria@bc.edu to reserve your spot.

The Macro-SIL Program at Boston College School of Social Work is sponsoring a Leadership Speakers Luncheon Series during the 2014-2015 academic year. The program is designed to introduce Macro-SIL students and other BC Social Work students interested in leadership skills to the practical experiences of leaders in social-justice-oriented careers. Leaders are invited to campus to bring their expertise in administration, policy, change management/transformation, and social innovation to the discussions. They are interviewed about their greatest leadership challenge, their most important leadership lesson, and advice for students. A facilitated Q&A session with students will follow each interview.

Elizabeth Nahar currently serves as Director of Sustainability for ChildObesity180, a childhood obesity prevention organization at Tufts University.  More about Macro-SIL Leadership Speakers Luncheon with Elizabeth Nahar »

PhD Information Session Webinar

SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
5:00–6:00 p.m.

Boston College Graduate School of Social Work invites you to participate in an interactive PhD Information Session Webinar to learn about our PhD programs and ask questions. This session will be facilitated by the Program Director, Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, and by current Boston College PhD students.  More about the PhD Information Session Webinar »

News

Social Innovation Symposium

Graduate School of Social Work Professor Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Professor Stephanie Berzin, Eric Schwarz, Earl Phalen, and Jim Laughlin
Social Innovation Program co-directors, Professor Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Professor Stephanie Berzin with Symposium speakers: Eric Schwarz, Co-Founder and CEO of Citizen Schools; Earl Phalen, CEO of Reach Out and Read, Founder of Summer Advantage USA, and Co-founder and former CEO of BELL; and Jim Laughlin, Director of Communications for Life Is Good.

FEBRUARY 7, 2012

A conversation among three social entrepreneurs working to bring social innovation to the nonprofit, for-profit, and public sectors was organized by the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work in partnership with the undergraduate Capstone Program. The symposium aimed to foster interest in the growing field of social innovation, particularly for Boston College students considering social justice and social responsibility as focal points of their post-college lives. The symposium speakers were the CEOs and Directors of Reach Out and Read, Life Is Good, and Citizen Schools.

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