Oxford's Said Business School (SBS) is launching Skoll Randomised Coffee Trials, which is aimed at helping people meet a potential co-founder, mentor or life-long friend within the Oxford ecosystem.
On a monthly basis, there is an opportunity to meet and connect with a different person. eEveryone who signs up will be sent the name of another randomly-chosen changemaker. Pairs can arrange a brief informal meet-up at a time that suits both parties – whether it's a coffee face to face or a Skype call, Google Hangout or phone call.
According to Oxford SBS, there are no rules. Instead, these randomised coffee trials should be viewed as a fun opportunity to connect with peers. Read the Entire Article
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