Social Impact

Build momentum for a better world with the Kelley Institute for Social Impact (KISI).

Fostering social change is important to Kelley School of Business faculty, staff, and students. The Kelley Institute for Social Impact (KISI) offers programs and courses that encourage students to think broadly about the impact of their work on the local community and the world. KISI partners with nonprofits and corporations to provide students with opportunities to discover meaningful careers.

Our Mission

As the hub of social impact for business-minded students, the Kelley Institute for Social Impact empowers socially conscious undergraduate students to make a difference in local and global communities through education, service, career development, and leadership opportunities.

Our Vision

The Kelley Institute for Social Impact’s vision is to build a community of courageous leaders actively engaged in having a positive, sustainable, and global impact on social and economic justice.

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KISI has helped me grow my philanthropic involvement and business skills. I have been able to make valuable impacts on communities in need by applying what I’ve learned in the classroom.

Sophie Harwood, BS’21, finance, business law, international business, 180 Degrees Consulting

Being a part of KISI has allowed me to explore social responsibility and why it’s so important in today’s business world. My business skills have helped nonprofits, and my corporate social responsibility knowledge has helped businesses grow.

Ritula Kumar, BS’22, finance, SEEK

Business is about solving problems. Through KISI, I have learned that with a little creativity, consistent determination, and a lot of resiliency, we can all transform our world for the better.

Kyle Zyck, BS’21, information systems and business analytics, Net Impact


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hours served by students in 2019-20

KISI Student Experiences

Watch the video to learn how students make a positive impact with the Kelley Institute for Social Impact.