As 2022 comes to an end, we’re looking back at some of our top Impact Insights blog posts of the past year…
HBS Impact Investing Fund Makes First Investments
Born out of the efforts of HBS students and faculty in the spring of 2020, the HBS Impact Investment Fund has evolved to become part of a full HBS course – Field Course: HBS Impact Investment Fund – offered for the first time in the fall semester of 2021. This blog post provides an update on the fund’s first investments.
GNE Perspectives: Gearing Up for Challenging Times
Neha Panchamia is the Founder and President of RESQ Charitable Trust in India. The organization's mission is to minimize human-animal conflict and provide relief to animals in distress. Neha attended the Governing for Nonprofit Excellence – Virtual (GNE) Executive Education program at Harvard Business School. In this post, she discusses her experiences in the program.
Rising Leaders for Social Impact Forum: Class of 2023 Perspectives
Launched in Fall of 2020, the Rising Leaders Forum is HBS’s premier offering for social impact oriented students. The program is designed exclusively for MBA students with a social enterprise focus – those who have a demonstrated commitment prior to HBS and a goal of continued exploration or commitment to social enterprise. Through carefully tailored content and small peer group discussion, our highest potential change leaders are engaged in reflection, conversations, tools, and networking to help them have impact and lead positive change in the world. We spoke to a few of the 48 first-year students who participated in the Rising Leaders Forum over the 2021-22 academic year.
2022 Summer Fellows Blog Posts
The HBS Summer Fellows Program enables students to apply their classroom training as they explore career opportunities in roles or regions where compensation is generally lower than the traditional MBA level. This past summer, we connected with some of our 61 Social Enterprise Summer Fellows, who worked around the world to develop skills and knowledge while having significant responsibility and high impact.
Deciding to SPNM: Turning Challenges into Opportunity, Learning, and Change
Alexander Roque, President and Executive Director of The Ali Forney Center in New York City, attended the Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management (SPNM) Executive Education program at Harvard Business School. In this post, he discusses his experiences in the program.