VIP: Very Impactful People - Social Innovation & the Social Entrepreneur

URBANST
131
Instructors
Edwards, M. (PI)
Pena Brown, K. (GP)
Eldeeb, S. (GP)
Section Number
1
Engage with founders of leading social enterprises, a TIME "100 Most Influential People in the World" awardee, a MacArthur "Genius" Fellow, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) "35 Inventors under 35" winner, including Sal Khan of Khan Academy, Becca Heller of the International Refugee Assistance Project and Leah Ellis of Sublime Systems. The weekly line-up of accomplished founders also includes Rick Aubrey of HomeRise and Austen Allred of BloomTech (formerly Lambda School). Students will be exposed to the perspectives and endeavors of global high-impact entrepreneurs who address social and environmental needs in the U.S. and internationally through for-profit, nonprofit and hybrid models. Each week students will have the opportunity to converse with guest social entrepreneurs. This class will expose students to pioneering thought leaders, diverse impact career paths, networking and potential internship and job opportunities.
Grading
Satisfactory/No Credit
Units
1
Undergraduate
Course Tags
Education Policy
Discrimination, Crime, and Poverty Policy
Design of Public Institutions
Urban and Regional Policy
Urban Policy - Electives
Academic Year
Quarter
Spring
Section Days
Monday
Start Time
4:00 PM
End Time
5:00 PM
Location
420-041