Dual degree student Karen Yocky shares her thoughts on key experiences with social impact while here at the University of Michigan and offers insights for the future.
Every year, we award one student with the Skip and Carrie Gordon Scholarship. This recognizes the current student who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to solving complex social challenges by leveraging their learning. This year's recipient is Karen Yocky (MPP/MBA '18). …
We view social impact as a significant positive change that addresses a pressing social challenge. To implement transformational social change, leaders must engage the public, private, and nonprofit sectors as well as diverse disciplines.
What Do We Do?
The Center for Social Impact provides leaders with practical skills and insight to tackle complex social challenges and catalyze a career in social impact. Action-based programs and events offer students multidisciplinary and cross-sector collaboration to deliver social impact.