Impact Journeys

Develop the skills and network you need to address the social and environmental issues you care deeply about.

At Stanford GSB, students embark on a journey of impact exploration based on their areas of passion. Through coursework, experiential learning, fellowships, expert speakers, and more, we equip students to develop into effective impact leaders who build, invest in, or catalyze transformative solutions to social and environmental problems.

Choose Your Journey

Investigate strategies to alleviate poverty and make a difference through social enterprises, both domestically and in the developing world.

Get inspired to tackle the challenges of climate change while taking courses to explore your interests and gain scientific perspective.

Learn how you can reshape the world of education through projects that challenge the traditional pathways to success.

Understand the business and politics of health care to lead organizations and develop innovative solutions that improve health outcomes.

Learn to Lead

Effectiveness in the social innovation world requires leading with deeply held values, developing skills, and cultivating mindsets that support working in a complex world characterized by human behavior, structures of power, interconnected systems, and entrenched issues. Societal leadership demands fueling one’s own strength and ability to show up with conviction and courage to sustain a long-term effort that often has no finish line to cross.