We want each and every person we touch to be a source of change and a change maker for life.
This mission aligns well with UC San Diego’s Strategic Plan of being a student-centered, research-focused, service oriented, public University, and particularly the goal of “supporting and promoting just and sustainable forms of economic development, shared prosperity, and social and cultural enrichment regionally and globally”
The vision and values of SII is to create transformational leaders, our workshops and summits with change makers are to create a dynamic global community in the campus with exceptional leaders, youths, people with the vision, courage , collaboration , compassion, respect and influence to drive positive change in the world by being the change themselves by addressing societal problems leading to finding sustainable global solutions.
Inspire: SII, we are motivated to use campus, local and global influence to be a force for sustainable good. We cultivate collective and individual leadership to help develop transform, informed, visionary change-makers for good.
Connect: SII believe that by pooling diverse skills, experiences and networks , we can achieve more together. We foster collaboration in the greater interest of campus, community, country and the world.
Transform: UCSD SII is pioneering , authentic and bold. We continuously focus on identify and champion ways to scale -up, amplify and accelerate social impact. To make more of a difference in our campus, communities, country , world and beyond.We envision a unique ecosystem made up of some of the world's greatest innovators , youth leaders, disruptors , impactors with grassroots support both locally and globally.
Pradeep KhoslaCHANCELLOR, UC SAN DIEGO
Ramesh RaoDIRECTOR, QUALCOMM INSTITUTE / CALIT2, UCSD DIVISION
Rajesh K. Gupta ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, QI
SURESH SUBRAMANI VICE CHANCELLOR, UC SAN DIEGO
Emanuel "Manny" C. PerlmanPERFORMING ARTIST, WORLD AMBASSADOR
Greg HorrowitzDIRECTOR OF INNOVATION, UC SAN DIEGO
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Sara Vaz PROGRAM OFFICER, NORDSON CORPORATION FOUNDATION
Amanda Estrata ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF FOUNDATION RELATIONS, UC SAN DIEGO
THE SOCIAL IMPACT & INNOVATION TEAM
Julie Matsuda Project Manager
Scott Blair Graphic Designer / Web Designer + Developer