Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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Events


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Lecture: Exploring Global Prosperity

Nov 19 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Speaker: Nathan Gamester, Programme Director, Prosperity Index, Legatum Institute

What does it mean for a nation to be prosperous? Is it all about GDP? If national success is about more than just wealth, how can you accurately measure it over time? This event will explore the data and findings from the new 2014 Global Prosperity Index, the definitive measure of global progress.

Lecture: Social Entrepreneurs and the Role of Foundations

Nov 17 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Speaker: Nina Tellegen, CEO, DOEN Foundation, Netherlands 

Lecture from 5:60-6:30 with reception to follow

This lecture will focus on social enterprises in Africa and Asia and the role foundations, such as DOEN, play in their development. Based on the stories of entrepreneurs, the lecture will provide insight into the major constraints, challenges and opportunities entrepreneurs face.

Welcome Back/ Send Off - Save the date!

Dec 5 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join the BARPCV community as we welcome back returned volunteers and send off future ones at a reception to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Location: Fire and Ice at 50 Church St., Cambridge, MA 02138. We will also welcome guest speaker RPCV Jonathan Lash, current president of Hampshire College. Appetizers will be served. Cash bar. TGIF to follow immediately after the reception.

Resume, Cover Letter and Job Search Workshop

Oct 14 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Are you looking for a job? Do you want to change jobs or fields? Or maybe you're just looking to network and keep your resume up-to-date. Join us for a career workshop where we will discuss how to improve your resume/cover letter and job/career search strategies. We will have RPCVs who are established professionals from a variety of fields, so it will be an excellent opportunity to get specific advice on your particular field of interest as well as general feedback/advice.

Fall Potluck in Northampton

Sep 28 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

I know it's still summer, but it's time to talk about a Fall Potluck. I'd like to invite you all to my house in Northampton later this month for a potluck with our fellow RPCVs in Western Mass. Hopefully the weather will be nice and we can do some grilling! Here are the details:

 

Photo contest exhibit - May

May 1 2014 - 8:00am - May 31 2014 - 7:00pm

The winning Annual Photo Contest submissions are moving from JP to Brighton in May! Don't miss the chance to check out fellow PCV photos in the month of May at the Brighton Library Branch at 40 Academy Hill Road, Brighton, MA 02135

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