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Staying Connected and Going Deep in the Hudson Valley

"What I learned at SVI is fundamental: Trust your purpose, embrace your journey, and know that stumbling is part of the way." So says our SVI Hudson Valley 2016 Fellow Rachael Mamane in this recap of her experience.

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A Case Study of a Case Study: Donna Williams of Field Goods

Donna was encouraged to apply to present a Case Study at the inaugural SVI Hudson Valley in 2014 by Mike Oates, then president and CEO of Hudson River Ventures and a Case Study expert panelist. She told us in an interview that she realized SVI was a space where she could find the type of business advice she was looking for: advice that was rooted in socially conscious values, and that “stepped away from traditional methods of advertising and fundraising."

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Several Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities at SVI Hudson Valley 2016… and Beyond!

Continuing our tradition of supporting budding social entrepreneurs, we have a limited number of reduced-fee scholarships available and a fully subsidized Sponsored Fellow. And this year we’ve added something new: two fully subsidized scholarships to the 2016 High Impact Social Entrepreneurship (HISE) Boot Camp.

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