Join us for the Center for Social Impact Student Kick-Off to learn about opportunities to deliver social impact and connect with other students.
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.
Prepare for mission-driven leadership and develop project management and executive skills as a board member of a nonprofit in Southeast Michigan.

Important Dates

  1. Aug 22
  2. Sep 8

    Center for Social Impact Student Kick-Off

    R0240, Ross School of Business
    4:30 pm — 5:30 pm
  3. Sep 8

    Center for Social Impact Student Celebration

    Dominick’s
    5:30 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!

 

  • Alumni Spotlight
  • Lauren F. Shaughnessy BBA ’06/MBA ’12

  • 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.