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Highlighted Beijing Events -June 06, 2011
When时间: Tuesday, June 6, 2011, 8pm
Location地点: Face Bar @ Gongti South Gate, 26 Dongcaoyuan, across South Entrance of Worker's Stadium, behind the Cervantes Institute. 工体南路东草园26号  
Language活动使用语言: English + Chinese
Price
活动参与费: free
About:
Join for a drink and listen to the Chairman of the Chi Heng Foundation about their work supporting AIDS affected children in Central China.

Location 地点: Function Room 1 , China World Hotel
RSVP required: click here
Price 活动参与费: 150- 350RMB
About: AmCham-China is pleased to invite Jim Leape, director general of WWF International, who essentially serves as the WWF CEO, to speak on how to make your business grow while, at the same time, taking care of environmental issues.
 
When时间: Saturday, June 10, 2011, 10am-12pm
Location地点: The Bookworm, Sanlitun 
Language活动使用语言: English + Chinese
Price
活动参与费: free
About:
Each year, The Bookworm hosts the NGO & Charity Networking Day in order to help organizations share awareness and connect with the Beijing NGO-charity community. Drop by to find out more about some of the great organizations working in the NGO and charity sectors and ways for you to get involved!
 

Opportunities for Social Entrepreneurs & Innovators
The Synergos Fellowship is an opportunity for civil society leaders to  enhance their leadership skills to become catalysts and play a major role in partnerships that address problems of poverty and social injustice. IT also connects you to a remarkable community of social activists, entrepreneurs, and investors. Application due: July 1.   
 
eBay Foundation and Ashoka’s Changemakers searching for the world’s most innovative market-based solutions that create economic opportunity and generate employment for disadvantaged populations. Apply now! 5 winners will each receive US$50,000.
 
World Summit Youth Awards 2011 now open for registration
Registration is now open for World Summit Youth Awards 2011 that are open to young people (under the age of 30 years from any of the UN member states) that have developed any sort of innovative project or product using information technology aimed at helping their community, contributing to address poverty, protecting the environment, sharing knowledge and empowering young people. Application due Mid July.
 

Interesting Reads
Sharing the story of Mercy Corps and its venturing in starting a social business in Indonesia.

Career Opportunities
National Project Officer - ILO
The Officer will manage the SCORE program, which supports SMEs to grow and create more and better jobs by improving their competitiveness through better quality, productivity and workplace practices. For chinese citizen only.
 
Various Positions -  Teach for China
TFC is looking for: Chief of Staff, IT System Administrator,  Director of Marketing + Marketing Manager and many more. 
 
Chief Office Contact Person - Internat Energy Solutions (IES)
IES specializes in the fields of building energy efficiency, renewable energy projects, and the assessment of greenhouse gas emissions. IES is looking for an extremely motivated, competent and knowledgeable young european professional to hire as main Contact Person for its Beijing office as part of the International Internship Program, provided by the French government.

   Beijing Social Innovation Digest is curated by: Andrea Krause - Executive Director of FYSE.
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