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

Download 20-21 SE@G Student Engagement Overview

SE@G Update

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October 2020 Newsletter

Building Fall Momentum

In this update, we share more on upcoming virtual events including Goizueta Sustainability’s Fireside Chat with Delta Air Lines' Chief Sustainability Officer and Techstars Startup Week Atlanta Social Impact Track along with updates on student-led voter efforts by the Georgia 55 Project plus more on Fall virtual courses. We’re also excited to introduce you to twelve next generation social innovators that have joined our #Socent Fellows program. And of course, we’ve got news on how you can get involved in supporting Start:ME Atlanta as a volunteer mentor in 2021 and co-invest with us through Transparent Trade Coffee's new crowdfund campaign.

Civic Engagement Matters

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Vote 2020

Emory Election 101 Guide

Social enterprise flourishes when all of society is civically engaged. Emory University has created an Election 101 Guide to help prepare voters for the November election.

Transparent Trade Campaign

TTC Campaign
Crowdfunding $15K

Empowering Coffee Producers

We are off to a fast start towards our goal of $15,000 Funds raised will support a critical research project that will help specialty coffee farmers in several countries translate the pricing information in the Specialty Coffee Transaction Guide into meaningful local units, currencies, and values. The campaign runs through November 22nd.

Experiential Learning

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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

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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 Team

Social Enterprise Entrepreneurs-in-Residence

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

    Stories, news, and updates
  • Twitter

    Social impact thoughts, ideas, and program updates
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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