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Social Impact Internships: Hudson Powers (’23)
README: Reflection from a tech-for-good summer Hudson Powers (’23) is a rising senior who was placed with the Majira Project as part of the PKG Center’s Social Impact Internship program.…
“A home for advocacy” PKG Awardee dedicates himself to making change within education
Growing up and attending a small high school in Southwest Louisiana, advocating for equal opportunities was always something David Spicer was passionate about. Whether it be obtaining 250 signatures on…
Former PKG Students, Matthew Kearney and Jupneet Singh, named 2023 Rhodes Scholars
Matthew Kearney and Jupneet Singh are two of three MIT students who have been awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship! The Rhodes Scholarship is a fully funded, full time, postgraduate award…
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…
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 about the students you are teaching. Imagine teaching a computer course to students…