In the two months since its launch, Get Shift Done, co-founded by Anurag Jain, MBA ’95, has provided more than ten million meals at more than 60 locations across ten U.S. cities, registered more than 8,500 workers, and raised nearly $7 million to pay those workers.
From the frontlines of healthcare to their home offices around the world, Michigan Ross students, faculty, staff, and alumni have stepped up to lead and support those in need since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
As the number of people facing food insecurity continues to rise during the coronavirus pandemic, the usage of a mobile/web app , created by Jack Griffin, BBA ’19, that connects individuals to free meal sites has soared.
To ensure that when they return to campus, they can also visit many of their favorite places and organizations, Michigan Ross undergraduates organized virtually to launch fundraising efforts for Ann Arbor’s small businesses and nonprofits.
To understand Detroit’s transformation, some say you need to visit the city in person to witness the vast changes. That message and enthusiasm for how young leaders can have a long-term impact was the focus of a recent event put on by the Detroit Revitalization and Business Club at Michigan Ross.
The Challenge: Develop a solution to feed nine billion people by 2050. The Competition: More than 2,400 students from 105 countries and 578 universities. The Winners: Michigan Ross Student Eric Katz, BBA ’17, and his team of entrepreneurs behind the new aquaculture company...
The third annual Social Impact Challenge from the Michigan Ross Center for Social Impact has started and 15 teams are off and running in a race to develop the most effective and creative solution to a pressing social issue facing the city of Detroit.
I don’t hate money, but I believe that it is possible to do something that taps my passion and utilizes my skills, and that money and social impact don’t have to be a tradeoff. And this year’s Social Innovation Summit helped me solidify that belief.
Our mission to develop leaders who make a positive difference in the world continues to generate a lot of interest. Increasingly, I have had the opportunity to talk with journalists who are interested in our focus on positive business and ask if there are specific examples of this working in the real world.