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News and Announcements
Today's the Day!
Join us for the Grand Opening of the Georgetown Venture Lab!

Monday 10/1
5 PM - 7 PM
Location: WeWork - 1440 G St.


The Grand Opening is TODAY and it's not too late to register!

We are looking forward to an exciting evening of celebration with the Georgetown entrepreneurship community. Don't miss the chance to visit the lab, meet the inaugural members, and network with the Georgetown and DC startup community.

We hope to see you there!

RSVP Here


Red House Dinner Series: Professor Charles Skuba

Wednesday 10/9
6:30 PM - 8 PM
Location: The Red House (1237 37th St)


Join the Red House for the second Dinner Series event of the semester! Sit down with us over a plate of some of DC's favorite fare and engage in a conversation with fellow students and MSB favorite Professor Charles Skuba. Dinner is free, but space is limited, so sign up today!

Sign up here


Startup Nation Technology Fair

Tuesday 10/16
5:30 PM - 8 PM
Location: Healey Family Student Center


The Start-Up Nation Technology Fair at Georgetown is a professionally organized expo floor featuring early-stage Israeli companies exhibiting innovative products and technologies.

The fair also features internship and employment opportunities with the exhibiting Israeli companies, a LinkedIn photo booth, raffle prizes and more!

You'll also have the chance to hear from Ifat Baron, Founder and Executive Director of ItWorks, a non-for-profit organization promoting employment diversity in Israel’s h-tech industry and bridging employment gaps in Israeli society.

Register Here


Global Food Security and Social Innovation Lab
Georgetown University’s Global Human Development program, in partnership with the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation, the Maker Hub, and the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative  invite you to the 2018 Social Innovation Lab! 
 
The Social Innovation Lab is a 3-day “hackathon” where students design, prototype, and deliver innovative solutions to some of today’s most pressing problems in global development. Competing students from across the University will form teams to develop social innovations and pitch them before a panel of expert judges for a prize pool of up to $10K in cash prizes and seed grants.
 
This year, the Lab will focus on food security, agricultural innovation, inclusive value chains, food waste management, and nutrition. Over the weekend of Nov 16-18, participants will have access to a range of mentors with expertise in business and agriculture and will have a chance to hear from guest speakers and panelists.

The deadline to apply is October 15.  Space is limited, participants must commit to pre-lab engagement and full participation in the weekend Lab intensive. Undergraduate and Graduate students are welcome.

Apply Here
Off Campus Opportunities
Attend PatriotHacks Event at George Mason
Tuesday 10/12-10/14
Location: George Mason University


George Mason University is hosting a hackathon (“PatriotHacks”) on the weekend of October 12-14.

The PatriotHacks website is designed to answer any questions, but if you have any other questions, please contact Kammy Sanghera here

This event is open to students (and student teams) from all institutions.

Join the One Tent Health Team
One Tent Health is a DC-based, nonprofit startup that does free pop-up HIV screening and PrEP navigation, co-founded by two Georgetown grads.
 
The company partners with local grocery and convenience stores to bring HIV screening and prevention services directly into the highest-need areas of the city, providing screening in 15 minutes or less! They have partnered with the DC DOH, Via, Grindr, and Whitman-Walker Health, among other organizations. 

They are looking for Georgetown students to fill the available positions (all part-time with flexible scheduling):
Executive Intern
Operations Intern
Social Media & Public Relations Intern
 
To apply email a CV directly to david@onetenthealth.org, or apply through their page on Handshake. 
Apply to Become a Hacker Fellow 
Apply to become a Hacker Fellows, a 1-year fellowship and summer internship program for computer scientists and software developers who want to work for startups in Michigan. 

Be one of the 15 fellows and 10 interns on their 2019 programs to train in Detroit all expenses paid, work for a startup and join the growing Hacker Fellows community.

All fellows undergo a 5-week bootcamp to hone core skillsets & build their networks in Detroit / Ann Arbor before heading to their respective jobs.

Apply here
News from the Venture Lab!
Gender-Lens Investing Article Published by Michael Griffin
Member of the Venture Lab and Founder of Spring Pond Partners, Michael Griffin, recently published this interesting article, "Gender-Lens Investing: The Innovation Dividend from Women-in-Leadership.

Read about he and his team's latest set of findings on women in leadership!

Read the article here!


EIR Office Hours
Week of 10/1

Monday 10/1
Jill Monk 
2:15 PM - 4:15 PM 

Tuesday 10/2
Miguel Monteverde
3 PM - 5 PM


Sign up for Office Hours Here!
Mark Your Calendar
Events: 

Venture Lab Grand Opening
October 1

Red House Dinner Series: Professor Skuba
October 9

PatriotHacks Event
October 12-14

Startup Nation Technology Fair
October 16

Deadline to Apply for the Social Innovation Lab Hackathon
October 15
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