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IDEAS Alum combats inequality with data
Food deserts, internet access, life expectancy, and single-parent homes.  These are four random topics to most people, but to Jeremy Ney (MBA ’20), these are just the starting points for…
Social Impact Internships: Keaten Clarno (’23)
Hello! My name is Keaten Clarno, and I am a rising senior at MIT (woah!). I started out wanting to pursue Astrophysics, but I am now majoring in Philosophy (Course…
PKG Center Partner WalkBoston featured in DUSP News
WalkBoston makes walking safer and easier in Massachusetts to encourage better health, a cleaner environment and more vibrant communities. Social Impact Intern Keili Tucker’s (’23) internship experience is featured in…
PKG Social Impact Interns contribute to World Wildlife Fund Greenhouse Gas Emissions Briefs
The World Wildlife Fund, a popular site for PKG’s Social Impact Internship program, recently launched their website “Measuring and Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Specific Commodities” containing 10 briefs on GHG emissions…
Social Impact Internships: Keili Tucker (’23)
Hi! I’m Keili, and I am currently a student at the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Urban Science and Planning with Computer…
ALL IN and MITvote Democracy Panel featured in MIT News!
Voters need to pay attention to races up and down the ballot — especially to more obscure county-level contests — to protect democracy, panelists said during an Oct. 12 discussion…
2022 PKG Public Service Award Graduate Recipient: Martin Nisser
One of a kind: PKG awardee provides innovative computer literacy to incarcerated women Imagine setting aside hundreds of hours to prepare for teaching a course while knowing little to nothing…
Social Impact Internships: Grace Zhang (’25)
Hi! My name is Grace Zhang, and I’m a rising sophomore studying computation and cognition (6-9). This summer, I interned with the clinical team at MassHealth, the organization that oversees…
Social Impact Internships: Kaleigh Spears (’25)
Hello! My name is Kaleigh Spears and I’m a rising sophomore from Alabama studying Urban Science and Planning with Computer Science (course 11-6). I’m interested in urban sustainability, international development,…
PKG Fellowship and IDEAS Alum: Takachar featured in MIT News!
Takachar co-founder, Kevin Kung SM ’13, PhD ’17, received PKG Fellowship funding to begin this project. In addition, Takachar, was an IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge grantee in 2012 and received…