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  • 2022 Impact Internships Reach the World

    2022 Impact Internships Reach the World

    Business+Impact awarded competitive grants to MBAs, BBA Juniors, and MPPs. They will intern virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Working with Inspiring Business Owners in Detroit through DNEP +Impact Studio for Local Business

    Working with Inspiring Business Owners in Detroit through DNEP +Impact Studio for Local Business

    By Grace Aretakis (BBA ’24) As the daughter of a female business owner, and the granddaughter of a first generation immigrant who came to Detroit to start his own enterprise, small businesses have been a central part of my family and life thus far. Through the Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project …
  • PODCAST: Labor – Effects of Remote Work and Monopsony

    PODCAST: Labor – Effects of Remote Work and Monopsony

    In this episode of Social Impact Design for Business, Jerry Davis of Michigan Ross’ +Impact Studio interviews Jagadeesh Sivadasan, Professor of Business Economics at Michigan Ross. Mr Sivadasan shares insights into changes labor markets where remote work and monopsony are radically changing the landscape. As remote work opens up, competition …
  • Board Fellows Partner Organization Info Sessions

    Board Fellows Partner Organization Info Sessions

    Tues, May 17 @ Noon Dearborn Room UM Detroit Center Thurs, May 19 @ Noon Blau Hall, B1570 Ross School of Business Are you a nonprofit organization in Southeast Michigan that is curious about the Board Fellowship program? Graduate student Fellows serve as non-voting board members during the academic year and complete a …
  • Jerry Davis: Taming Corporate Power in the 21st Century

    Jerry Davis: Taming Corporate Power in the 21st Century

    Business+Impact held a book chat between author Jerry Davis and Michigan Ross/SEAS professor Andy Hoffman on Jerry’s examination of corporate power in the 21st century, and how to tame it. His newest book “Taming Corporate Power in the 21st Century” is focused on the new sources of corporate power in …
  • April 2022 Newsletter

    April 2022 Newsletter

    Social Impact Book Chats Coming up Jerry Davis: “Taming Corporate Power in the 21st Century” Thurs, Apr. 21 @ 5 – 6 pm ET Virtual Event Andrew Hoffman: “Management as Calling” Wed, May 11 @ 5:30 – 6:30 ET Virtual Event Join us for two great book chats about social …
  • Applebaum Founders and Fellows End-of-Year Party

    Applebaum Founders and Fellows End-of-Year Party

    On Friday, April 15, 2022 the Applebaum Founders and Fellows met with +Impact Studio staff to celebrate the end of one academic year of work on projects like Plucky Comics, Venture Field Guide, and Dualete. Loren Townes, Jr. distributed awards to various participants. Other staff included Jerry Davis, Cat Johnson, …
  • Whitney Martin

    Whitney Martin

    Whitney Martin (MBA ’16) is Vice President of Sales and Service Delivery at Accion Opportunity Fund, a nonprofit that leads the nation in providing small businesses — especially those run by entrepreneurs of color, immigrants, and women—with access to capital, networks, and coaching. Ms. Martin was very involved in the social …
  • Sabres prospect Erik Portillo built a business while leading Michigan to Frozen Four

    Sabres prospect Erik Portillo built a business while leading Michigan to Frozen Four

    Back in Sweden preparing for the pressure-packed job of playing goalie for the top team in college hockey, Erik Portillo was at the beach with family one day last summer when he received an email that drew his attention away from the spectacular seascape. A fellow student at the University …
  • Afua Bruce – The Tech That Comes Next

    Afua Bruce – The Tech That Comes Next

    In this March 30, 2022 book chat between author Afua Bruce (Ross MBA ’11) and Michigan Ross Business+Impact Faculty Director Jerry Davis, she shares her vision of a more equitable and just world along with practical steps to creating it, appropriately leveraging technology along the way. This event was co-sponsored …
  • Policy Talks: The twilight of democracy

    Policy Talks: The twilight of democracy

    Date & Time: Apr 4, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT Location: Michigan League Ballroom (and live-streamed) 911 N University Ave. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Pulitzer Prize winning historian, journalist and commentator Anne Applebaum delivers the keynote lecture of the spring 2022 Democracy in Crisis series, in conversation with Ford School Dean Michael S. Barr. Attendance requirements All …
  • How best to design the virtual architecture of startups?

    How best to design the virtual architecture of startups?

    Henry Ford’s Model T factory in Detroit set the blueprint for manufacturing in the 20th Century, but today’s enterprises require a very different set of raw materials. The pandemic has been catastrophic for people and communities around the world. And while Big Tech has flourished in an online-first world, achieving …

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