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3:00 pm

Café Night at Kendall in Session

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Venture Cafe Kendall: Office Hours

April 19 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Venture Cafe Foundation runs weekly office hours with our advisers every Thursday at Venture Cafe Kendall. Below is the list of the adviser's areas of expertise and their times. Please visit our site here for more options. ::3:00 - 5:00 :: Chuck Goldstone -- Author, Communications Strategist, and Keynote Speaker. ::3:00 - 5:00 :: Jessica […]

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Earth Night

On April 19th from 3-8:30pm, we invite you to join us for the annual sustainability-themed Earth Night at Venture Cafe Kendall. As we have done for the past four years around Earth Day, Coalesce, Venture Cafe Foundation and a growing network have committed to convening the sustainability community in Boston to provide a dynamic sandbox […]

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5:30 pm

MIT Solveathon

April 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This interactive session will walk attendees through a human-centered design thinking process and help MIT Solve answer our 2018 Challenges: - Coastal Communities and Resilience: How can coastal communities mitigate and adapt to climate change while developing and prospering? - Teachers & Educators: How can teachers and educators provide accessible, personalized, and creative learning experiences […]

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A Sustainable Charles River: Trees and Water

Talk with the Charles River Conservancy about their most recent efforts to build and sustain the land and water around the Charles River. An Urban Forest and Swim Park: Come learn how CRC organizes over two-thousand annual volunteers focused on maintaining and building a forested park between the river and the city. Also, weigh in […]

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Earth Night Demo & Info Tables

Venture Cafe Tables are a great way to connect with startups in the Boston community. During our Earth Night event, Venture Café will give a selection of start-ups an opportunity to showcase their work. Check out the list below and come meet them in person at the event! African Women Energy Solutions (AWES) beantrust Best […]

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Mainstreaming Self-Sustainable Housing

April 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm

Hosted by Amir Hasson. This talk will focus on how passive housing like the Earthship model can be scaled and more integrated with mainstream housing to make more of an actual impact on the environment. More info about Amir and his experiences with sustainable housing at amirhasson.com.

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6:30 pm

Energy Efficiency and Equity in Massachusetts

During this session, Adam Hasz will present ”Equitable Energy for Massachusetts,” a research project that asks how climate policy can create opportunities for marginalized communities and reduce inequality. Adam Hasz is a graduate student in urban planning at MIT and a fellow with E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs). Adam has been conducting this research project for his master’s […]

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Next Level Social Entrepreneurship

Hear from Bootstrap Compost founder, Igor Kharitonenkov, and his perspective on social entrepreneurship. He brings many experiences including providing careers for people with disabilities, running canned food drives, and donating compost to community gardens.

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7:00 pm

Q&A: 30 Years of Working with Socially Responsible Businesses

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Mac McCabe. Come learn from Mac's 3 decades of experience of being a consultant and interim CEO to a wide range of sustainable and socially responsible businesses. This includes mission driven startups, Eileen Fisher, the Greyston Bakery, and City Fresh Foods.

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7:15 pm

Sustainable Connections

April 19 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm

This Earth Day join us for an interactive workshop to build a connected community by sharing your sustainability knowledge, exploring new areas that peak your interest, and taking collective action to create bigger impact! In this workshop, you will get to work in small groups of like-minded people and discover how to get involved in […]

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