Social Impact at Haas 1 September 29, 2014

Social Impact at Haas
September 29, 2014
• Introductions
• Institute of Business and Social Impact Overview
• Student Perspectives
• Career Resources
• Q&A
Institute for Business and Social Impact
• To inspire and empower members of
the Berkeley-Haas community to
develop innovative solutions to pressing
social and environmental challenges
• Strive to achieve our mission through a
rich array of courses, activities and
• Aim to give students and tools and
vision they need to design path-bending
careers with social impact
Our Objectives
• Build on existing School activities in ethics, responsible business
leadership, sustainability, non-profit leadership, health management,
global economic development, and social entrepreneurship
o To promote synergies and coordination among these activities
o To catalyze research and faculty engagement in these areas
o To add new activities starting with a new teaching and research
initiative on gender parity
Laura D’Andrea Tyson
leads the Institute
• Professor and Former Dean, Berkeley-Haas
• Former Dean, London Business School
• Chair, Council of Economic Advisors and Chair, National Economic
Council in Clinton Administration
• Chair, World Economic Forum’s Council on Women’s Empowerment
• Board member of several Fortune 500 companies, as well as other
organizations, such as Generation Investment Management and
Berkeley’s Blum Center for Developing Economies
• Helped to launch 2 pillars of the Institute:
• Center for Responsible Business
• Global Social Venture Competition
IBSI Centers and Programs
Center for Nonprofit
and Public Leadership
• Prepares a new generation of cross-sector leaders with the
practical skills to tackle complex global challenges and
achieve social impact
Center for
Responsible Business
• Brings together students, company leaders and faculty to
redefine business and create a sustainable future
Graduate Program in
Health Management
• Trains students for the future of health finance, health
systems and new innovations in health care
Global Social Venture
• The world’s longest running business plan competition for
developing innovative business solutions to address social
and environmental challenges
Young Entrepreneurs
at Haas
• Makes collage education a reality for under-resourced Bay
Area Youth
Social Impact Pathways
Strategic and Sustainable Business Solutions
50 Most Promising Technologies for Impacting
Global Poverty
Net Impact Club
The Case for Women in Business
Strategic vision
Nonprofit Boards: Governance and Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations
Chad Reed, MBA 2015
• Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
• Pre-MBA Work Experience: Intelligence,
• Energy/Sustainability
• Post-MBA Career Goals: Permanently disrupt the
• electric power and education spaces
• Summer Internship: Summer Associate, Sungevity,
• Oakland
• Haas Coursework: Haas Socially Responsible
• Investment Fund, Cleantech-to-Market, Corporate Governance,
Social Investing, International Business Development
• Club Involvement at Haas: Global Social Venture
• Competition, Board Fellows, BERC, Net Impact
Christine Hamann, MBA/MPH 2015
Hometown: Canton, MA
Pre-MBA Work Experience: Project Manager,
Partners In Health, Boston and Navajo Nation
Post-MBA Career Goals: Lead equitable and
effective healthcare and food systems
Summer Internship: Own project: increasing
healthy food access in southwest US
Haas Coursework: International Business
Development, Power & Politics, Governance of
Global Production (ESPM), Financial Management
of Nonprofits, DISC Speaker Series
Club Involvement at Haas: Global Social Venture
Competition, Redwoods, DISC, IDEC, Haas
Healthcare Association
Career Resources
Career Prep Week: A week focused on career exploration in
October between Fall A & B
Student Panel: Industry-focused panel on summer internship
experiences with returning 2nd year students
Career Coaches: Provide resume review and mock interviews
Career Treks: Impact-focused students visit with senior executives
and alumni at prominent Bay Area and West Coast companies
On-Campus Recruiting & other job opportunities
Networked Job Search Teams
Recent Graduates
Marina Boleda, MBA ’13
Jerry Lee, MBA ‘13
Mike Vincent, MBA ’13
Bill & Melinda Gates
Foundation, Seattle
The Broad Residency in Urban
Education, Redwood City, CA
Fair Trade USA, Oakland, CA
Corinna Kester, MBA ‘12
Masha Lisak, MBA ‘12
Business for Social
Omidyar Network, Sunnyvale,
Omair Azam, MBA/MPH ’12
Clinton Health Access
Initiative, Nigeria
Current Students
Paul Jasinowski, MBA
Molly Bode,
Internship: Facebook
Sustainability, Palo Alto,
Co-Chair, Global Social
Venture Competition
Berkeley Board Fellow
Internship: The World
Bank, Washington, DC
Danielle Platt MBA ’15
Intern: National Parks
Thank you for joining us.