Events at CSI


Social Media Marketing Workshop


Social media has become an essential tool of every modern business. The challenge for entrepreneurs, however, is knowing how to create the right content on the right platform for their target customers. This course will teach you how to navigate the modern social media platforms as an entrepreneur. By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Determine the social media platforms that your target customers use

  • Operate these platforms as a business according to best practices

  • Create “repurposed content” that attracts social media users and links them to your website

  • Choose a social media management tool for your business

  • A computer is recommended, but not required, for this course

When: September 4th, 2019, 5:30PM-8:00PM

Where: CSI, 601 W 26th Street Suite 325 NY NY 

Who: Open to the public 

RSVP: Here



Innovator Drinks! 


Please join us for our month member Innovator Drinks where we kick back and celebrate all of our hard work and everything social innovation! 


When: September 10th, 2019, 5:30PM-7:00PM

Where: CSI, 601 W 26th Street Suite 325 NY NY 

Who: CSI Members & Alumni only 



Neuroscience of Digital Distractions


In this entertaining and insightful talk, TEDx and Mobile World Congress 2019 speaker, Dr. Anastasia Dedyukhina explores how the internet is changing our brain. Founder of London-based digital wellness company Consciously Digital, Huffington Post blogger and best-selling author of ‘Homo Distractus’, Dr. Dedyukhina is an international thought leader in digital wellness. 

Quoting the latest neuroscience research, she explains why our devices are so irresistible, how digital distractions prevent us from good decision making and innovative thinking and gives practical tips on how to coach your brain to stay focused in the age of digital distractions.

When: September 25th, 2019, 6:00PM- 8:00PM 

Where:  CSI, 601 W 26th Street Suite 325 NY NY

Who: Open to the public 

RSVP: Here, CSI members can use code STAYFOCUSEDCSI for complimentary tickets 



The Future of Work: Beyond the Gloom of Automation 


Going beyond the gloom of automation, the discussion aims to highlight equally important structural barriers people face when trying to enter the labor market or stay relevant. The themes will revolve around accessibility, the perceived skills gap, diversity and inclusion, and what role technology can play as a positive force. The panel comprised of various technologists, business owners, and NGO leaders, will leave the audience with more understanding about the barriers and potential solutions that can be explored, starting today. All views belong to the individuals on the panel and are not reflective of their employer.

When: September 26th, 2019, 6:30PM- 8:30PM

Where: CSI, 601 W 26th Street Suite 325 NY NY 

Who: Open to the public

RSVP: Here