Throughout its history, the social impact sector has played host to relatively few MBAs. This is not because the degree is somehow an anathema to the sector.
The Bachelor could be used as a barometer for the success of the social impact sector. Crazy? Maybe. But if success for our sector means we have a culture that expects and rewards work in support of positive social outcomes, we should be able to watch our results primetime.
Excited to be featured in ASPIRE Magazine! Quarterback was featured in Why Profit and Purpose are the New Ingredients to a Successful MBA (ASPIRE Magazine, October 2013). The digital (iOS) magazine covered the founding story of Quarterback and its impact on MBAs. The article is based on an interview I did earlier this month, the […]
Proud to announce new collaboration (and new opportunities for Quarterbacks!) with Taproot Foundation. Now each Quarterback has an invitation to join a national network of 10,000+ pro bono consultants, based on their first-hand experience tackling good!
As a summer 2013 Quarterback (part of Quarterback’s founding cohort), I helped a non-profit organization in sub-Saharan Africa (BLOOM Africa) develop their strategy and implementation structure for future international development work. It was an extremely rewarding experience for me both personally and professionally.
After spending three years as a marketing and business development specialist in the construction industry, I decided I was ready for a change. Looking for a more impactful and results-oriented career, I began to apply to business school to make the transition into human capital consulting.
Headed into my MBA experience, I knew that my professional journey would be challenging. In early 2013, I made the decision to leave a great banking career in order to try something that was non-traditional, impactful, and inspiring. My dream was to become a facilitator of accessibility for underrepresented minorities within technology, but I had […]
This summer I was a part of the founding cohort of Quarterbacks and served as Zambia Business Development Manager for Spark Ventures, a Chicago-based nonprofit with international partnerships that provide children in poverty with nutrition, education and healthcare. I was specifically worked on identifying a new business that a Spark Ventures partner organization could begin […]
I was looking forwards to enjoying some additional weeks of vacation before starting my MBA. But when the opportunity to join the Quarterback program and help Medic Mobile appeared, I just felt I couldn’t miss it. And I was right!
Quarterback is building the leadership of the impact economy. We’ve forged a new path for professionals and MBA-seekers to tackle good. But what does that mean? What does becoming a Quarterback entail? We’ll let them tell you!