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Making a Difference

In this series, Karen Guzman talks to Yale SOM students about how volunteering complements their business education and connects them to their community.

Liam Bartlett ’23
December 01, 2022 All SOM Blog

Making a Difference: The Benefits of Becoming a Big Brother

We talked with Liam Bartlett ’23 about what he has learned volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts.

Jenna Starr ’23
November 17, 2022 All SOM Blog

Making a Difference: Serving on the Board of a Public Library

We talked with Jenna Starr ’23 about what she learned volunteering on the board of the Wallingford Public Library in suburban Connecticut, as part of Yale SOM’s

Sofia John
October 13, 2022 All SOM Blog

Making a Difference: Getting Grants for Sustainable Community Initiatives

We talked with Sofia John ’23 about what she learned volunteering as a grant reader for a regional organization dedicated to seeding and supporting sustainable communities.

Woman fixing a bicycle wheel
September 16, 2022 All SOM Blog

Making a Difference: Volunteering at Bradley Street Bicycle Co-op

We talked with Maria Jiang ’23 about what she’s learned—about fixing bicycles, teaching, and the city she lives in—by pitching in at a community bike shop.