Student-led Initiatives

Goizueta Impact Investors

Goizueta Impact Investors (GII) is an active student-run investment initiative focused on promoting social enterprises in developing countries through targeted short-term financing. The purpose of our organization is to offer Goizueta students a hands-on opportunity to learn about the impact investing space while participating in established investment processes.

  • Mair Sanitato, President
  • Emily Pugatchenko, Chief Investment Officer
  • Heidi Laki, Director of Risk Management
  • Brody Craven, Loan Officer
  • May Chen, Loan/Risk Officer
  • Lauren Alcala, Social Impact Officer
  • Anna Selser, Program Officer

For more information, please contact

Read about GII's investment in The STE(A)M Truck, a mobile solution that brings creative learning opportunities to students at low-income schools.

Goizueta Nonprofit Consultants

Goizueta Nonprofit Consultants (GNC) is a graduate student led initiative that matches MBA students with Atlanta area nonprofit organizations. GNC provides students with an opportunity to apply their business skills in a nonprofit setting, while encouraging a commitment to community engagement. Students complete a pro-bono consulting project, participate in service opportunities, and attend board meetings in a non-voting capacity.  GNC was proud to partner with the following clients in 2014-2015: Books for Keeps, Good Measure MealsInternational Women's House, Wholesome Wave Georgia.  For more information, please contact Stephanie Bell at

Our 2014 GNC partners included Atlanta nonprofit organizations Global Growers, Gwinnett Community Health Clinic, Jewish Family and Career Services and Lifecycle Building Center. Over 20 graduate Goizueta students participated with 5 alumni advisors and 4 judges at the final competition. Lifecycle Building Center won the $2,000 implementation grant from SE@G.