UCLA Anderson is proud to present Impact Week, uniting students and professionals interested in using their skills and careers to drive social and environmental change. This year’s event, focusing on the theme of Purpose + Profit, brings together thought leaders and founders of mission-driven businesses for a multitude of opportunities, including powerful and informative workshops, panels, screenings, network mixers and more.

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 MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2019 
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Conference Kick-Off
Sustainable Supply Chain Lecture
Classroom
 TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2019 
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Impact Investing 101: How Impact Investing Can Create Real Solutions Classroom
 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2019
Energy x Impact Week | Presented by Anderson Energy Management Group
 
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Recharging Mobility: How disruption is redesigning the urban landscape and enriching quality of life

Classroom
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m

Renewable Energy and Resiliency: “Climate disasters and the role of the energy sector”

Classroom
 THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2019 
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Impactathon: An Interactive Impact Workshop for Entrepreneurs EDR
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Impact Week Sponsored Anderson Afternoons North Terrace
 FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2019 
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Check-In and Breakfast Courtyard
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Morning Keynote
EDR
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. CSR 3.0: Embedding Sustainability in the Business Model EDR
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch/Career Mixer
North Terrace
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Afternoon Breakout

  • Market Driven Approaches to Addressing Housing, Homelessness and Health w/ UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate
  • The Future of EdTech
  • Social Entrepreneurship: Founder Stories w/ UCLA Anderson Entrepreneurship Association
EDR & Classrooms
2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Afternoon Breakout 2
  • Tech for Social Good: Driving Change Beyond the Bottom Line
  • Building a Career in Social Impact Consulting
  • Impactathon Pitch Competition
Classrooms
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Closing Keynote Korn
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Open Networking
North Terrace

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UCLA Anderson's Net Impact chapter inspires and empowers Anderson students to drive social change on campus and throughout their careers. We provide the network and opportunities for students to become purpose-oriented leaders in every sector. Through unique exposure to startups, innovative businesses and executives across sectors, Net Impact offers experiential learning opportunities in finance, consulting, marketing and other functions. Net Impact's capstone event, Impact Week, is the largest event of its kind in the nation. Programming also includes a High-Impact Tea speaker series, internship opportunities, conferences and social events. To meet the needs of our diverse membership, Net Impact partners with UCLA Anderson's Impact@Anderson initiative, industry-specific clubs and other UCLA graduate schools, including public policy, urban planning and public health. UCLA Anderson's Net Impact chapter is a Gold Status chapter, serves on the national Net Impact advisory board and was named Graduate Chapter of the Year in 2017.

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Impact Week 2019

 

Watch 2018 Highlights

Chris Tang

UCLA Distinguished Professor, and Edward W. Carter Chair in Business Administration
UCLA Anderson School of Management


Monday, April 22
11:30 a.m.


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Dave Fanger ('15)

CEO & Founder
Swell Investing


Tuesday, April 23
11:30 a.m.


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Deborah La Franchi ('00)

CEO & President
SDS Group


Tuesday, April 23
5:00 p.m.


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Lisa Richter

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Avivar Capital


Tuesday, April 23
11:30 a.m.


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Zev Wexler

COO/CFO
Core Innovation Capital


Tuesday, April 23
11:30 a.m.


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Michael Boehm

Managing Director
Advanced Sustainability Institute


Wednesday, April 24
11:30 a.m.


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Juan Matute

Assistant professor
UCLA ITS


Wednesday, April 24
6:00 p.m.


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Dan Hopper ('16)

Principle Manager, Climate Strategy
SCE


Wednesday, April 24
5:30 p.m.


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Danny Horn

Communications Coordinator
GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles


Wednesday, April 24
5:30 p.m.


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Julia Pyper

Senior Editor
Greentech Media


Wednesday, April 24
5:30 p.m.


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Jason Rondou

Manager of Strategic Development & Programs
Los Angeles Department of Water & Power


Wednesday, April 24
5:30 p.m.


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Seth Goldman

Co-Founder & TeaEO Emeritus
Honest Tea


Friday, April 26
9:30 a.m.


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Grady Lee ('01)

Co-Founder/CEO, Give2Get
Co-Founder, Impact2030


Friday, April 26
9:30 a.m.


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Natalie Byrne

Head of Brand Purpose
Unilever


Friday, April 26
10:45 a.m.


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Wendy Savage

Director, Social Responsibility & Traceability
Patagonia


Friday, April 26
10:45 a.m.


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Muhammad Shahzad

Chief Financial Officer
The Honest Company


Friday, April 26
10:45 a.m.


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Kenny Berlin

CEO and Co-Founder
12Twenty


Friday, April 26
1:00 p.m.


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Michael Lombardo

Founder & CEO
BookNook


Friday, April 26
1:00 p.m.


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Sheri Kaiserman

CPO
GoGuardian


Friday, April 26
1:00 p.m.


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Amy Bernal

Chief Experience Officer
Aira.io


Friday, April 26
2:15 p.m.


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Cheng Cheng

Director, Expansion
Tala


Friday, April 26
2:15 p.m.


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Neama Dadkhahnikoo ('14)

Tech Lead
XPRIZE


Friday, April 26
2:15 p.m.


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Warren Riley

Founder & President
NPO Solutions


Friday, April 26
2:15 p.m.


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Aviva Altmann ('13)

Manager
The Bridgespan Group


Friday, April 26
2:15 p.m.


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Meika Hollender

Co-Founder & CEO
Sustain Natural


Friday, April 26
3:30 p.m.


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