David Klein, co-Founder and CEO of the student loan provider CommonBond, visited Yale SOM on October 7th for a talk sponsored by the Net Impact and Entrepreneurship Clubs, where he shared his personal story of starting a mission-driven business and his plans for its future.
Yale College alumnus David Auerbach, co-founder of the Kenya-based social enterprise Sanergy, visited SOM’s Social Impact Lab on September 17th to lead a discussion titled "Sanergy: A Social Enterprise Bringing Sustainable Sanitation to Africa's Slums.”
White’s WaterCredit Initiative has helped people without access to traditional credit markets secure loans and pay for clean water and sanitation.
Hilary Pennington, SOM Class of 1983, spoke at the Yale School of Management’s Social Impact Lab, sharing her thoughts on social impact, having spent the previous five years as Director of Special Initiatives at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
J. Gregory Dees ‘81, founding faculty director of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke's Fuqua School of Business, passed away on December 20
YALE SOM IS KNOWN FOR ITS COMMITMENT TO “BLENDING THE SECTORS.” Where does entrepreneurship fit in to this blending process?
On November 12, 2013, the Yale School of Management Entrepreneurship and Net Impact Clubs welcomed CommonBond Co-Founder and CFO Michael Taormina to speak about his experiences starting the peer-to-peer “platform that connects MBA student borrowers with financing.”
On Thursday, November 7th, 2013, 17 teams of first-year MBA students took part in a case competition sponsored by Deloitte Human Capital Consulting Services in conjunction with the Yale School of Management’s Net Impact, Consulting, and Human Capital clubs.
Sandy Urie, CEO of Cambridge Associates, an investment advising firm focused on foundations and endowments, remembers her parents’ advice growing up: “The only limiting factor for you will be yourself. Don’t let anyone else tell you that you can’t do something.”
Saul Kornik, CEO and Co-Founder of Africa Health Placements (AHP), visited the Yale School of Management on November 4, 2013 to discuss the insights he had gained after launching AHP and to impart lessons that can be applied broadly across the nonprofit management sector.