Social Enterprise @ Goizueta

The Business of Social Impact

Social Enterprise @ Goizueta (SE@G) is an action-oriented research center that combines academic research with fieldwork programs and student activities to create better markets, support stronger communities and develop next-generation social innovators.

Our Mission

To make markets work for more people, in more places, and in more ways.
  • Relevant Study

    Social impact courses offered as part of social enterprise and nonprofit concentrations
  • Curriculum in Action

    Students enrolled annually across in social impact courses and Global Experiential Modules
  • Developing Talent

    Social Enterprise BBA and MBA Fellows (BBA and MBA) graduates since 2014
  • Connecting Globally

    Accelerator programs from around the world participating in the Entrepreneurship Database program
  • Building Community

    Local small businesses accelerated by Start:ME since 2013
  • Knowledge Creation

    Research papers and projects initiated by faculty and students

Entrepreneurs, leaders, and managers driving social change today require a new set of business knowledge, skills, and experiences to be effective.

We develop the next generation of social innovators through both traditional coursework and experiences including Latin America Global Experiential Modules, consulting projects, global feasibility studies, mentorship, social enterprise fellowships, and student clubs/activities.

Socent Fellows + Student Activities

SE@G June 2020 Update


Summer Social Impact

Learn more about racial equity reflection resources, student and center summer projects, ongoing resilience efforts supporting small businesses here in Atlanta and specialty coffee growers in Latin America, and SE@G and Start:ME's support of the #BusinessIsBlackATL campaign.

Start:ME Supporting Small Business Resilience

Resources, Tools, and Ways to Help

Entrepreneurship is a Team Sport

Small businesses make a BIG impact in local neighborhoods across Atlanta and the country. In addition to providing products and services to their neighbors, these small businesses employ residents and provide critical wealth build pathways for owners. The economic impacts of COVID-19 on small businesses in our community has been significant, please see our new resources and tools page for information about emergency capital access, technical assistance, tools, and more for small business owners. Plus some advice for how consumers can best help the businesses they love.

Experiential Learning

Philanthropy Lab Course

Students Issue $75K in Grants

The inaugural Philanthropy Lab at Emory course taught by Wes Longhofer and Brian Goebel wrapped up with a virtual giving ceremony on April 23rd where students celebrated the 20+ nonprofit organizations that the class selected to receive a cumulative $75,000 in grants. Thank you to The Philanthropy Lab for helping us bring this important course to Emory. Congratulations to all of our 2020 grantees.

2019 Specialty Coffee Transaction Guide

Latest edition

New Guide Available for Download

Congratulations to Peter Roberts and the Transparent Trade Coffee team on the release of the 2019 Specialty Coffee Transaction Guide (SCTG). The guide, available in English and Spanish and soon will be translated for Portuguese and French speakers, summarizes data provided by 57 data donors representing 38,070 contracts covering 628 million pounds of green coffee valued at $1.4B.

Social Enterprise Faculty

Social Enterprise @ Goizueta Staff

Social Enterprise Entrepreneurs-in-Residence

Engage + Follow on Social Media

  • Facebook

    Latest news, event updates, and student / alumni accolades
  • Instagram

    Stories, news, and updates
  • Twitter

    Social impact thoughts, ideas, and program updates
  • Newsletter

    Latest SE@G news and events to your inbox

Give to SE@G + Our Programs

  • SE@G Expansion

    Support the Center and student development activities
  • Start:ME

    Help more promising Atlanta businesses start and grow
  • Grounds for Empowerment

    Make coffee markets work for women

Give to SE@G + Our Programs

  • Specialty Coffee Transaction Guide (SCTG)

    Support the publication of SCTG