Alumni connections helped two Monterey Institute students receive scholarships to participate in the Social Enterprise World Forum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in October.
July 24, 2013
Location: Delhi, India
Village Capital Partner: First Light Accelerator
Born and raised in California, Caitlin decided the weather was too mild and moved to Boston to attend Northeastern University. She is finishing her fourth year, majoring in Civil Engineering with a minor in Social Entrepreneurship. Caitlin has gotten very excited about impact investing through her involvement with Northeastern’s Social Enterprise Institute, studying with them in South Africa and Nicaragua. She has also been lucky to get very involved with Engineers Without Borders, traveling to Uganda to expand a village’s access to water.
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