Welcome to the Foster Net Impact Club!
Net Impact is a leading non-profit that empowers a new generation to use their careers to drive transformational changing in the workplace and the world. At the heart of this community are over 50,000 student and professional leaders from over 300 volunteer-led chapters across the globe working for a sustainable future.
Foster Net Impact, a Gold Chapter, offers students unique access Seattle’s change leaders in top organizations like Starbucks, Microsoft, Virginia Mason and Amazon, while also helping connect with local non-profits like PATH, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Social Venture Partners. Net Impact Foster also works internally with the University of Washington administration and partners in the Evans School of Public Affairs, the College of the Environment, and the College of Engineering to create opportunities on campus for our members to grow and learn.
To serve Foster students by connecting them to careers in social and environmental sustainability and by providing the resources to build the skills and knowledge to address related business.
Inspire every Foster student to find his or her own connection to the Net Impact mission through club collaborations.
Create opportunities for club members to make meaningful connections to thought and business leaders in Seattle.
Host one feature event and two support events per quarter
Open borders with the Office of Sustainability, College of Environment, Evans School and more to increase Foster’s visibility and club member’s learning opportunities.
The Net Impact Conference is the premier gathering of students and professionals who want to use their skills and careers to make a positive impact on the world.
2019 Net Impact Conference will be held in Detroit, Oct. 24-26.
Looking to make a social impact while polishing your consulting skills? The Net Impact Service Corps program is the right choice for you!
Every year, teams of first-year Foster MBA students work on consulting projects for local companies and non-profits. In the past we’ve worked with the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, Sail Sand Point, YMCA, and Children’s Therapy Center, among other organizations. You will get the chance to take on real-world challenges with guidance from second-year MBA mentors, professors, and external consultants from firms such as McKinsey, BCG, Accenture, and Deloitte.
Work on your consulting and other business skills
Meet local professionals at companies and non-profits who are doing fantastic work
Work on projects supported by Net Impact, Consulting Society, Social Venture Partners, and the Career Management office