Prepare for mission-driven leadership and develop project management and executive skills as a board member of a nonprofit in Southeast Michigan.
Would you like to explore course offerings around the University of Michigan? The Center for Social Impact maintains a list of courses offered at U-M that focus on social entrepreneurship and innovation, nonprofit and public management, and related topics.
2014 U-M Social Innovation Summit: Finding Purpose, Delivering Impact. The 2014 Social Innovation Summit will feature entrepreneur, thought leader, and social innovator Aaron Hurst.

Important Dates

  1. Oct 10

    2014 U-M Social Innovation Summit

    Blau Auditorium, Ross School of Business
    8:30 am — 5:00 pm
  2. Oct 15

    Board Fellowship Program Orientation

    R0210, Ross School of Business
    6:00 pm — 9:00 pm
  3. Oct 28

    Board Fellowship Training

    W0768, Sam Wyly Hall
    4:30 pm — 7:00 pm

2014 U-M Social Innovation Summit

Finding Purpose, Delivering Impact

The 2014 Social Innovation Summit will feature entrepreneur, thought leader, and social innovator Aaron Hurst. Hurst is the Founder of the Taproot Foundation, Founder & CEO of Imperative, and Author of The Purpose Economy. A proud Michigan alum, he is also the recipient of 2009 University of Michigan LS&A Humanitarian Award. More details coming!

 

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  • Mission-Driven Consultant, 2011 Self-Directed Funding Recipient

  • After receiving her MBA, Lauren Foukes Shaughnessy became a mission-driven consultant with the Bridgespan Group,  helping nonprofit and philanthropic organizations achieve breakthrough results in addressing social problems. But Lauren’s journey in tackling complex social challenges has roots in critical experiences she…
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Serve on a Nonprofit Board

 Apply to the Board Fellowship Program

Prepare for mission-driven leadership and develop project management and executive skills as a board member of a nonprofit in Southeast Michigan such as United Way and Girls on the Run. Through this multidisciplinary program graduate students gain real-world insight into the workings  of a nonprofit board, contribute to an organization’s success, and build the tools to deliver social impact. Learn more and be sure to submit your application by mid-September.

 

Be an Ambassador for Social Impact

Join the Student Advisory Board

Be an ambassador for social impact across multiple graduate schools as part of a multidisciplinary student leadership team that advises on priorities and programming. The Student Advisory Board provides students with an opportunity to accelerate social impact and innovation at U-M and represent the student voice in strategy and decision-making for the Center for Social Impact. Applications to serve on the board are due early September.