INDEVOR, INSEAD’s Global Impact Network is holding its 25 Anniversary Conference on 8 November at INSEAD. Early bird tickets will end on 10 October so please sign up today!
INDEVOR (MBA Club) is a pioneer in the field of Social Impact. Founded in 1993, it is the first grassroots organisation run by students, addressing areas of international development, not-for-profit organisations and socially responsible businesses in developing and developed countries. INDEVOR Global Impact Network “IGIN” is the alumni analogue to INDEVOR. Our mission is to encourage others to employ Businesses as a force for good in Society.
This year, we celebrate INDEVOR 25th year anniversary as well as INSEAD Alumni efforts to further contribute to society through the launch of INSEAD Global Institute for Business and Society “GIBS”. In this highly participatory conference, we invite you to “Challenge what you think you know about impact”. INDEVOR founders Katie Smith Milway and Phlippe Dongier as well as Dr Katell, GIBS new executive director and IGIN president Greg Blackwood will lead the conversations. A cocktail party with music will close the celebration.
- Early Bird price until 10 October pay $20
- INSEAD NAA Members and a guest each pay $30 after 10 Oct
- INSEAD NON-NAA members and a guest each pay $40 after 10 Oct
Play a part in breaking the poverty cycle in South East Asia
[INSEAD Global Impact Network (INDEVOR) Alumni Club Singapore]
Many of the foreign domestic workers living in Singapore left behind their children and family in hopes of creating a better future. While their remittances provide much needed financial support to their families, most women return home with little to no savings at the end of their contracts.
Aidha – Sanskrit for ‘that to which we aspire’ – teaches financial literacy and confidence skills to these foreign domestic workers to break this cycle of poverty by encouraging women to save, invest and to start a business to plan for their futures. The results are far-reaching – monthly savings increase by nearly 80% amongst alumni and alumni double the number of productive assets they own. Since its start in 2006, Aidha has impacted over 36,000 women, family and community members in some of the poorest countries in Asia.
For its advance module on starting a business, aidha is seeking volunteers to assist in its annual business plan competition:
– Judging students’ personal financial plan (finance background necessary): late August (done remotely)
– Judging students’ business plans (business development/entpreneur background necessary): late August (done remotely)
– Assisting students in their business plan pitch (in person): 16 and 23 Sept OR 14 and 21 Oct (late morning to afternoon, in person)
For more infomation on this volunteering opportunity, please email [email protected]
For more infomation on volunteering with aidha, please refer to aidha.org/get-involved/volunteer/
The INSEAD Global Impact Network’s INDEVOR 25th Anniversary Conference, titled INDEVOR 25: Challenging What You Think You Know About Impact will be held on Thursday 8 November 6.30 – 9.30pm at INSEAD Singapore Campus, Mork Amphi.
See more information here.
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