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IDEX FELLOWSHIP IN SOCIAL ENTERPRISE IDeate. EXecute. Solve COHORT 1- 2010-2011

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The IDEX Fellowship in Social Enterprise is a unique early entry program for recent University graduates interested in the field of social entrepreneurship. IDEX FELLOWS Cohort 1- 2010-2011 ‣ Sanaullah Fathi, ICFAI, India Business Administration ‣ Jasmine Porter, Spelman College Economics and English ‣ Corin Deans, Oglethorpe University Economics and Math ‣ Claudia Correa, Southern Illinois University International Business ‣ Yasmine McMorrin, Spelman College Economics ‣ Allie Gross, Emory University Social Enterprise Management ‣ Averil Spencer, Dartmouth College Women and Gender Studies ‣ Ilana Shushansky, Emory University Global Health and Sociology ‣ Shanelle Ebanks, Oglethorpe University Psychology and Spanish ‣ Ember Melcher, Oglethorpe University Economics and French ‣ Danny Landau, Wesleyan University (CT) Social Science

Managed by Oglethorpe University, and sponsored by Gray Matters Capital, fellows generate ideas under the mentorship of a  social enterprise leader serving low income communities and develop a blue print for change; the Fellows then execute on that practical plan within the enter prises. The combination of ideas and execution is transformational, for the enterprise and for the fellow; and through these two words the name IDEX is born.

The Fellowship offers individuals an opportunity to:

This year serves as the pilot year for IDEX, wherein 11 bright young individuals have been selected to help provide solutions to enable growth within the Affordable Private School sector. The Fellows are paired with an APS in Hyderabad, India and work closely with the school leaders, teachers, parents, students and education service providers to develop and implement plans for greater and more sustainable impact.

• Create an ecosystem for change

• Learn about Social Enterprise concepts in emerging markets • Design and implement a 1-2 year business plan • D eve l o p p ro f e s s i o n a l s k i l l s i n management, business development, analytics and assessments, and marketing • Live and work abroad, gaining exposure to international communities Fellows are currently engaged in: • Creating language and computer labs • Instituting libraries • Incorporating sports and drama • Student attendance incentive program • Teacher development/training • Vocational training program

For more information contact: Sree Kancherla, Director, IDEX, Oglethorpe University; e. skancherla@oglethorpe.edu; o. 404-364-8400


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