Social Sector Impact

Generating positive momentum in the social sector.

The Social Sector Impact initiative uses Babson’s ET&A™ methodology to engage the philanthropic and nonprofit communities to address the pressing changes and disruptions happening in the social sector.


Entrepreneurial Leadership in the Social Sector

Taught by Babson faculty and practitioners, this executive certificate program is for public, private, corporate, and community foundations to support their grantees and social entrepreneurs with a new framework for creating impact and value in times of uncertainty and ambiguity. Learn more >


Engaging Students in Creating Social Value

Babson Board Fellows

Babson Board Fellows places Babson MBA students and alumni as non-voting members of nonprofit boards. The program supports local nonprofits, builds a culture of service into the MBA community, and gives students another opportunity to put their MBA skills into practice.

Social Innovation Inventureships™

In this first-of-its-kind program, students apply Babson's methodology of Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® to work at a strategic level with social enterprises or companies seeking to have greater social impact. With a sponsoring organization, students co-create either a semester-long or summer-long experience that addresses a real and current social impact challenge.