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IDEAS Alum: Biobot Analytics in the Boston Globe!

Biobot Analytics, co-founded by MIT alumna Dr. Mariana Matus and former DUSP Research Fellow Neswha Ghaeli, was a 2017 IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge awardee. When talking with entrepreneurs Mariana Matus…

PKG Center Alumni: Where are they now?

In November 2021, the PKG Center invited three recent alumnae, Eleane Lema ‘21 (Course V-7), Ivana Alardin ‘21 (Course VI), and Flora Klise ‘21 (Course II), to share about their…

IDEAS Alum: Insightiv Wins HealthTech Hub Africa Challenge

Insightiv was a 2020 finalist of the PKG Center’s IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge and was awarded $16,000 that year for this outstanding proposal. Insightiv is an Intelligent and Distributed Diagnostics…

PKG Fellowships: Jupneet Singh (’23)

Meet Jupneet Singh, a member of the Class of 2023 and Summer ‘21 PKG Fellow who partnered with the Ventura County Family Justice Center. Learn more about her aspirations and…

Social Impact Internships: Sophia Chen (’23)

Hi! I’m Sophia, and I’m a rising Junior double majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Design with an interest in humanitarian innovation. I was a Mechanical Engineering Intern at OmniVis this…

Social Impact Internships: David Lewis (’24)

My name is David Lewis and I am a rising sophomore majoring in Course 6-9.  I have been working for Maine’s Department of Health and Health Services (DHHS) this summer,…

Social Impact Internships: Tory Lentine (’23)

My name is Tory Lentine, and this summer I completed a Social Impact Internship with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services through the Office of Aging and Disabilities…

MIT Virtual ALC 2021 | One Community Together in Service

In partnership with MIT President Rafael Reif, the PKG Center was featured  at the  “One Community Together in Service” event during the annual  Alumni Leadership Conference. The event demonstrated MIT’s…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Megan Eberts (’24)

Introduction I came to MIT looking for opportunities exactly like the Social Impact Internship Program. Interning for the Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration and Finance (A&F) as a Fiscal Policy…

PKG Fellowships: Mercy Oladipo (’23)

The Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT UN) recently featured Mercy Oladipo (’23), a PKG Fellow who has used her programming and technology skills to develop a website focused on…