Author: Cheryl Yaffe Kiser

Cheryl Yaffe Kiser
Executive Director
Cheryl Yaffe Kiser
Cheryl Kiser is the founding Executive Director of Babson College’s Institute for Social Innovation, teaching the power of entrepreneurial leadership and social design principles in creating a more equitable, responsive, and sustainable world. She designs experiential learning opportunities that allow Babson students to develop real-world entrepreneurial solutions to business and societal problems. Cheryl also develops immersive certificate programs for leaders in every sector, from senior social sector leaders to young ESG professionals. Cheryl has a long-standing reputation as a positive disruptor and lives by the mantra, “Find a way to say yes.” A global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and social innovation, she is the co-creator of the BabsonX course, From Corporate Social Responsibility to Social Innovation, and the author of Creating Social Value: A Guide for Leaders and Changemakers.
What is Social Impact?
What is Social Impact? » How do you create economic and social value simultaneously? It takes a culture that sees differently, thinks differently, and acts differently. It requires a mindset that cultivates breakthrough interactions to activate and scale positive social impact.