20 Years of Impact

A Network for Change

The Social Enterprise Initiative at HBS is a focal point for the creativity and energy of its worldwide community. This network includes students and alumni with backgrounds in all sectors who seek to engage in socially-driven pursuits at various stages of their personal and professional lives.

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Social Enterprise Club

The student-led Social Enterprise Club serves as a major vehicle for student interests, activities, and community building in and around social enterprise. Hear a conversation among the co-presidents from the Class of 2010

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Social Enterprise Conference

The student-led Harvard Social Enterprise Conference provides a forum for exploring the synergies between all sectors to address critical social and environmental issues worldwide. This annual conference has become an important and dynamic event in the global social enterprise field.

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Alumni Pro Bono Consulting

Each year, through a network of alumni-led community consulting programs, HBS alumni contribute approximately $10 million worth of management consulting services to nonprofit organizations around the United States.

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Alumni Club-Based Social Enterprise Scholarships

More than 20 alumni clubs around the world provide scholarships for local nonprofit executives to attend HBS Social Enterprise Executive Education programs. Since 2004, alumni clubs have funded the tuition for approximately 500 nonprofit leaders.

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John Whitehead Chair Emeritus, HBS Social Enterprise Initiative Advisory Board Chairman, The Goldman Sachs Foundation Founder, John C. Whitehead Fund for Not-for-Profit Management MBA 1947

Where to find nonprofit leaders? John Whitehead turns to Harvard Business School.

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