Mission & Purpose

To implement transformational social change, leaders must engage the public, private, and nonprofit sectors as well as diverse disciplines.

Business+Impact provides students support and opportunities to design a pathway to become social impact leaders. Students in the Center’s programs collaborate with mission-driven organizations across sectors to develop innovative solutions to pressing social challenges.


To prepare and inspire leaders to address complex social challenges.


Business+Impact provides leaders with practical skills and insight to tackle complex social challenges and catalyze a career in social impact. Action-based programs offer students multidisciplinary and cross-sector opportunities to deliver social impact.

The Center also hosts events to promote collaboration and inspire dialogue that accelerates social innovation on campus and in the community.


  • We cultivate cross-sector and multidisciplinary collaboration as the model for transformational social impact
  • We believe in action-based learning as a theory of change and provide learning experiences that build real world skills
  • We value diversity, develop community, and inspire dialogue
  • We build relationships with practitioners that bring research to bear on practice

Discover how Business+Impact prepares and inspires leaders to address complex social challenges.