These student organizations are taking entrepreneurship outside of the classroom to create positive social change.
HackCville is a platform for experiential education and career development. HackCville trains students in high-demand skills, accelerates their ideas, and connects them to jobs, opportunities, and a tight-knit community. Their social entrepreneurship program, Ignite, gives students experience in positive social change and innovation.
Profit with Purpose is the first undergraduate impact investing organization at UVA. PwP educates, connects, and empowers students to think differently about investing. By conducting early stage due diligence on social enterprises, PwP offers members an experiential learning experience in impact investing.
Net Impact mobilizes new generations to use their skills and careers to drive transformational social and environmental change.
Enactus applies business skills to our community projects to address social, economic, and environmental concerns both in Charlottesville and in the greater global community.
SEED (Student Entrepreneurs for Economic Development) is a group of students at the University of Virginia with a passion for creative problem solving. By fostering long term realtionships with social businesses and NGO's, SEED aims to equip them with the tools they need to maximize their impact on society.
Are you a member of a student organization dedicated to social innovation that would like to be involved with SE@UVA?
Partner organizations benefit from additional faculty support, funding opportunities, and a community of driven, socially conscious student leaders. Apply now to request partner status.