The Social Innovation Initiative, a program of the Swearer Center for Public Service, promotes an open culture of collaborative learning and community impact with programming focused in four key areas: venture development, academic connections, campus activities, and life beyond Brown.
All of our work is supported and made possible by a powerful network of changemakers who are starting, working for, and contributing to social impact ventures around the world.
Learn more about the support we offer to students and alumni through:
- venture development: funding, intensive skills training, and advising needed to build powerful ventures
- academic connections: courses that help students develop a dynamic understanding of social innovation
- campus activities: student groups dedicated to social innovation and entrepreneurship
- life beyond Brown: connections to professional experiences, fellowships, and funding opportunities that prepare students to lead