How Will You Be Social Change?

Be Social Change is a team of passionate community-builders on a mission to educate and connect the next generation of social entrepreneuers and change makers creating bold, innovative social impact.

We believe that in order to solve the world’s toughest problems, we need to increase the number of entrepreneurial problem-solvers in the world. To create this future, Be Social Change empowers individuals with the knowledge, skills, and community of support to create careers and organizations that change the world.

Here’s how we do it:

  • The Makers Institute, our in-person and online learning platform focused on building a pipeline of entrepreneurial problem-solvers tackling the most pressing social and environmental challenges of our time
  • Community-Building via large-scale panel events, interactive meetups, and conferences to connect you to the ideas, people, and organizations driving social innovation
  • Tools and Resources that share insights and impact opportunities to help you plug into the social good ecosystem to discover how you can best create change

Whether you’re an entrepreneur launching a social good startup, a professional looking to develop new skills to drive innovation within your organization, or simply wanting to learn how to better apply your talents and skills to make the world a better place, our team is here to help guide and activate your potential to Be Social Change!

Join our community of social change starters, makers, and amplifiers by signing up for our newsletter, take a class, attend an event, and connect with us on Meetup!

Our Team:

Marcos Salazar

Co-Founder & Executive Director

“Replace ‘What If?’ with ‘Hell Yeah!’” ~ Catharina Bruns

Allie Mahler

Co-Founder & Strategic Advisor

“Let the beauty we love be what we do” ~ Rumi

Heidi Sloane

Community Manager

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead

Advisors:

Brenton Gieser

Co-Founder & Board Chair

“The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.” ~ Thomas Paine

Catherine Adriano

Co-Founder

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead

Elizabeth Foggie

Co-Founder

“I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom” — Simone de Beauvoir

Greg Barrett

Social Media

“Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson