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July 27, 2023

Justin Ziegler, MBA ’23: Aiding Global Development via Cross-Border Transactions

Stanford Impact Founder Fellow aims to supply African businesses with an affordable payment network.
Justin Ziegler, MBA ’23
June 06, 2023

‘Ecopreneurs’ Join Social Entrepreneurs in Expanded Fellowship Program

Stanford Impact Founder prizes honor efforts to address environmental and social issues.
A grid of portraits of the the eight Stanford Impact Founder prize winners.
May 31, 2023

New Program Accelerates Sustainable Solutions through Ecopreneurship

The Stanford Ecopreneurship program offers a set of courses and opportunities that support students in addressing the global climate transition.
A group of young people working with solar panels in an office. Credit: iStock/staticnak1983
September 23, 2022

Five Stanford GSB Students Named 2023 Siebel Scholars

Awards recognize leadership and academic accomplishment
Portraits of the five 2023 Siebel Scholars. Hannah Richards, Elizabeth Rosenblatt, Joshua Rowley, Kathryn Gautier, Olivier Babin
May 04, 2022

Bob and Dottie King Win Stanford’s Uncommon Citizen Award

Long-time university supporters established Stanford Seed.
Bob and Dottie King. Credit: Courtesy of Seed
June 23, 2021

The Class of 2021, Facing Their Futures with Optimism, “Radical Hope,” and the Promise of “Yet”

Graduating students leave with a unique, shared experience that has prepared them to be leaders that the world needs.
Three students at the graduation celebration. Credit: Photo by Best Grad Photo Inc.
May 27, 2021

Knight Management Center Marks 10-Year Anniversary

The state-of-the-art complex, designed for “structured serendipity,” prepares to open — again.
A view of the Knight Management Center from Jane Stanford Way. Credit: Elena Zhukova
May 26, 2021

Students Use Social Innovation to Solve Global Problems, Drive Change

Twenty-one students receive social innovation awards for their work on pressing issues.
From left: Shawon Jackson, Abdulhamid Haidar, Ted McKlveen. Credit: Javier Flores
April 13, 2021

Agents of Growth

How Stanford Seed deploys alumni to lift the global economy.
A close up of hands holding macadamia nuts. Credit: Louis Nderi
October 06, 2020

Five MBA Students Named 2021 Siebel Scholars

This year’s Siebel Scholars — Brian Aoyama, Mariana Martins, Bianca Pinasco, Austin Ward, and Joshua Young Yang — are well poised to contribute to humanity.
2021 Siebel Scholars. From left to right: Bianca Pinasco, Joshua Young Yang, Austin Ward, Mariana Martins, Brian Aoyama. | Photos courtesy of Siebel Scholars
October 05, 2020

Dare Ladejobi, MSx ’20: Building a COVID-19 Response into a HealthTech Solution for Millions

The 2020 Social Innovation Fellow’s multi-channel tool has potential for broad use in bringing affordable healthcare to emerging markets.
Dare Ladejobi, MSx ’20. Credit: Adeolu Osibodu
September 21, 2020

Kimberly Schreiber, MBA ’20: Tech-Powered Service Navigation for People with Developmental Disabilities

NeuroNav’s service navigators and software curate options and unlock government funding to meet client goals.
Kimberly Schreiber, MBA ’20. Credit: Stacy Gieken
July 24, 2020

Students Present 2020 Teaching Awards to Honor Outstanding Impact in and out of the Classroom

MBA, MSx, and PhD students honored Glenn Kramon, Saumitra Jha, and Arvind Krishnamurthy for their impact in teaching and service.
Saumitra Jha teaching in a classroom. Credit: Elena Zhukova
June 11, 2020

Stanford GSB Fellowships Recognize Students Driving Social Impact

Student innovators are honored for working toward meaningful social and global progress.
Students working together. Credit: Elena Zhukova
March 13, 2020

Karin Underwood, MBA ’19: Health Coaching for People with Medicaid

With CoachMe, Stanford’s Social Innovation Fellow aims to use technology-supported coaching to help low-income people reach their health goals and reduce ER visits.
Karin Underwood, MBA ’19. Credit: Stacy Gieken
March 10, 2020

Bridging the Pay Gap for Social Impact Interns

Stanford GSB students explore nonprofit and government work with the help of Social Management Immersion Fellowships.
A flight operator in Rwanda recovering a Zip (Zipline’s name for the drone vehicles used to make deliveries) after returning from making a delivery at a hospital. Credit: Cj Bernstein
October 28, 2019

Golub Capital Social Impact Lab Aims to Enhance Social Sector Effectiveness

The recently launched lab aims to support and guide innovation in the social sector.
Three individuals brainstorming over a computer, laughing. Credit: Elena Zhukova
October 03, 2019

Five MBA Students Recognized as 2020 Siebel Scholars

This year’s Siebel Scholars join an elite group of student leaders with the goal of solving the world’s most critical issues.
The five 2020 Siebel Scholars stand together. Credit: Stacy Geiken
August 09, 2019

Social Innovation Fellow Redesigns K-12 Education from the Ground Up

Sarah Craig, MSx ’18, is developing a community-supported approach to innovation in education in Virginia.
SIF Fellow Sarah Craig, MSx ’18, Credit: Stacy Geiken
June 20, 2019

Students Present Three Faculty Members with 2019 Teaching Awards

Stanford GSB students recognized Professors Timothy McQuade, Jesper Sørensen, and David Kreps for their outstanding teaching.
Students gather with Tim McQuade and Dean Levin Credit: Kiefer Hickman