Social Enterprise. Social Innovation. Sustainable Organizations. Impact Investing.
Professional Development. Personal Growth.
"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."
- Mahatma Gandhi
A transformational journey of change and self-discovery in social and economic justice.
Grassroots U’s professional programs are for working adults or retirees who want to learn about solving social problems for people and the planet.
Our programs are designed to foster participants’ personal and professional journeys. Our intention is to inspire creativity and innovation in our participants' jobs, open the door to new career possibilities, and empower participants to work for social change.
Open and Custom Programs. We offer open enrollment programs for professionals as well as custom designed programs for people from a specific company, institution, or group.
Grassroots U creates custom programs to meet personal and/or professional growth objectives for any manner of professionals: corporates, educators, philanthropists, medical and public health professionals, nonprofit professionals, entrepreneurs, investors, engineers, government officials, among others.
The trip far exceeded my expectations in not only the breadth of exposure and access we were provided, but in the sincerity of the work we were engaged in. We worked in authentic locations on legitimate issues, and explored the social challenges as well as took stock of our own personal growth.
—Trevor Giroux, Aerospace Operations Manager, Precision Castparts
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