Companies, communities and, indeed, our world are calling out for a new type of leader. A leader who is resilient, creative, collaborative and optimistic. A leader who can work across sectors and hierarchies and defies stereotypes, and the status quo. A leader ready and able to create the future.

I call this new type of leader a changemaker and I’ve developed a brand new course here at Haas which will teach you the leadership skills and mindsets to become one.

Becoming a Changemaker brings together the fields of entrepreneurship, innovation, leadership and social impact and inspires you to lead positive change from wherever you are.

Guest speakers include:

  • Michael Tubbs, Mayor of Stockton (youngest ever Mayor of a major US city and Stockton’s first African American mayor)

  • Ben Rattray, Founder & CEO of Change.org (the world’s largest platform for change with over 175 million members)

  • Shivani Siroya, Founder & CEO of Tala (expanding financial access for 3 billion underserved globally).

The details:

UGBA 192N.1: Becoming a Changemaker

Thursdays, 10am-12pm | Chou N540

2 Units | Class #20525

I’ve put my heart and soul into developing this course, bringing together my experience founding companies and mentoring changemakers around the world. Victor hugo says there’s nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come. The time for changemakers is here, and I hope you’ll join me this semester in becoming one.