From: Ballard Center
To: Scott Jenkins,
Subject: Solving Social Problems one Newsletter at a Time!
Date: Tue Jul 15 16:01:36 MDT 2014

In the News

BYU Professor Paul Godfrey Publishes in the Stanford Social Innovation Review

Check out Paul Godfrey's new article "Will a Higher Minimum Wage Help the Poor?"  Read it here

Ballard Center Alum Joins Walmart to Create Change

Over time and after a detour through the BYU Ballard Center, Jackie Saumweber found her niche. Read more  here.

Sunlight for Uganada

Learn how Social Venture Academy prize winner, Melissa Sevy was inspired to start Musana, an organization that helps Ugandan women create financial stability through jewelry crafting. Read the BYU magazine article  here.

Teens Act is Celebrating Success

Teens Act, which won 2nd place in the 2011 Social venture Competition, did an amazing job reducing the drop out rate in Provo this school year. The most improved student went from a 0.2 GPA to a 2.84 GPA. Congratulations!

Job Opportunities

Senior Program Coordinator, Social Innovation Engagement

Tulane University in New Orleans is looking to hire a full-time, entry-level staff member immediately in its new social innovation and social entrepreneurship program. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. This position requires an understanding of social innovation, social entrepreneurship, and changemaking within the context of student development. Must also be a team player, detail-oriented, and have strong customer service skills.  View the complete job description here.  Find the application here. Email Rebecca Otten at with any questions. 

Looking for a job that will make a difference?
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Marriott School of Management
Brigham Young University
490 Tanner Building
Provo UT 84602
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