U.S. Senator Cory Booker speaks to freshmen

Think Critically and Globally

Social Impact

Every day, business shapes and impacts the world around us. We encourage you to think critically about its role in society and your influence as a future leader.

Students discuss ideas with Professor Matt Statler

In Class

Our unique Social Impact Curriculum allows you to explore issues of personal and professional ethics, corporate social responsibility and the interconnections between business and our global society.

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Stern International Volunteers in Ghana 2017

Outside of Class

Our Social Impact Initiatives give you opportunities to apply classroom lessons to make a real-world impact through socially responsible pursuits in New York City, as well as abroad through Stern International Volunteers.

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Rachel Funderburk with parrot

Student Voices

Rachel Funderburk (BS ’21)

"I chose Stern in large part for the Social Impact Core, and I've already met so many Stern students passionate about changing the world!"

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