Improving Tulane

Food Recovering Network Tulane is a student run organization that recovers food from campus dining services, working with companies like Sodexo, and delivers food to various New Orleans housing/care organizations. Contact William Martin,

TEDxTU organizes speaking events to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. By bringing in speakers from within Tulane and across the country, TEDxTU hopes to inspire the Tulane community and develop connections between students and community leaders. Contact Samah Ahmed,

Sexual Aggression Peer Hotline & Education (SAPHE) operates a 24/7 confidential hotline to provide support and information to the Tulane community regarding all issues surrounding sexual aggression. Contact Jessica Rubinsky,

Rotaract provides an opportunity for young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service. Contact Jessica Conrad,

Net Impact Tulane Chapter is a student group that acts as a platform for social innovation and social entrepreneurship at Tulane, in New Orleans, and around the world. We help the Tulane Community understand these themes at all different levels – from introducing the concept of social entrepreneurship through helping students find a career with social impact. Contact Michael Lowe,

Tulane Effective Altruism is an organization excited to bring Effective Altruism to Tulane’s campus. Effective Altruism is, in the words of the New York Times, “an emerging international movement” whose adherents “want to use their talents and resources to make the biggest possible positive difference to the world.” Whether you are seeking the organizations that are able to affect more people with the same donation, finding the major and career path that will help you maximize your impact on the world, or finding the cause that will save more lives given limited resources, Tulane Effective Altruism will be with you along the journey, as will be the hundreds of world-renowned thought leaders, scholars, entrepreneurs who identify as effective altruists around the globe. Join them and the amazing campaigns they will initiate in collaboration with CELT, Academic Advising Center and CPS this semester! Contact Claudia Shi,

If you have any questions about Improving Tulane organizations, contact Barry Rubenstein at


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