This year’s Social Innovation Lab class of startups kicks off tonight with presentations from all 13 startups at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Cofounder of reddit Alexis Ohanian stops by Hopkins’ Shriver Hall on Tuesday evening for a stop on his national book tour.
If you’re a maker, add yourself to the waitlist for Fab Lab Baltimore‘s CNC joinery techniques course on Wednesday evening. And on Thursday, TEDxBaltimore hosts its 2013 TEDWomen event featuring four local speakers and a livestream of this year’s TEDWomen conference in San Francisco.
Social Innovation Lab Kickoff: Hear two-minute pitches from the 13 startups chosen for the 2014 class of the Social Innovation Lab, the Johns Hopkins University incubator for social entrepreneurs. Monday, Dec. 2, 5 p.m. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 400 N. Broadway, Dunbar-Broadway, Baltimore city. RSVP. FREE.
Alexis Ohanian at Johns Hopkins: The cofounder of reddit stops by the Johns Hopkins University on his nationwide promotional tour for his new book, “Without Their Permission.” Tuesday, Dec. 3, 6 p.m. Johns Hopkins University Shriver Hall, 3400 N. Charles St., Johns Hopkins Homewood, Baltimore city. RSVP. FREE.
CNC joinery techniques at Fab Lab Baltimore: Join the makerspace on the campus of the Community College of Baltimore County for a three-hour tutorial on how to design files inside PartWorks software for the ShopBot CNC router. Note that the class is open only to those who have taken Fab Lab Baltimore’s intro class. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 4 p.m. Fab Lab Baltimore, Community College of Baltimore County, 800 S. Rolling Rd., Building H, Room H145, Baltimore County. RSVP for the waitlist. FREE.
TEDxBaltimoreWomen 2013: Four Baltimore city women speakers give TED-style presentations before watching the two-hour livestream of session two from this year’s TEDWomen conference in San Francisco. Thursday, Dec. 5, 3 p.m. Women’s Exchange, 333 N. Charles St., Downtown, Baltimore city. RSVP. $15.