There aren't many times where I can look back at an experience and feel like I've been part of something that's going to change the world.


Impact Experience really understands what the needs of a community are.




Please check out our Medium Blog Post with our reflections on various aspects of our work with Impact Experience including climate resiliency, opportunity zones and much more. 



Each year, the nonprofit media organization Grist searches high and low for the most inspiring innovators and do-ers working on fresh solutions to the planet’s biggest problems. The result is a collection of 50 Fixers working to build a sustainable world that works for everyone. Solutions come in many shapes and sizes: exciting technologies, smart campaigns, forward-thinking legislation, innovative products, courageous organizations. Fixers vary, too; they include farmers, entrepreneurs, comedians, activists, scholars, scientists, and more.ere


The Vital Need for Energy Equity in Atlanta: As cities like Atlanta embrace clean energy, they must ensure low-income residents and people of color benefit from the transition.

CITIES ACROSS THE WORLD are committing to using 100% clean energy. Achieving the goal might feel like a long way off, but more than 100 U.S. cities have already committed and six cities – Aspen, Colorado; Burlington, Vermont; Georgetown, Texas; Greensburg, Kansas; Rock Port, Missouri; and Kodiak Island, Alaska – have already reached it.

Social impact has been at the heart of Jenna Nicholas’ approach to life since she was a child. Born in New York but raised in London, she became part of the Bahá'í Faith during her formative years, a religion founded on the unity and equality of all people. 

The Next Generation of Work is a collection of 15 perspectives from youth around the world. Each perspective outlines evidence-based assessments of topics around United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 4 and 8, while also outlining recommendations for policy leaders.


Social entrepreneurs Daryn Dodson, MBA ’07, and Jenna Nicholas, MBA ’17, are building a more just, sustainable, and prosperous world — one community at a time | April 5, 2019


Jenna Nicholas, Founder of Impact Experience has been selected for the Forbes 30 Under 30 - Social Entrepreneurs

Jenna Nicholas is the founder of Impact Experience, which identifies problems plaguing marginalized communities (with help from local leaders) and then partners with philanthropists and investors to make a measurable difference


An Opportunity for Higher Ed: Opportunity Zones can boost local economies – and give colleges and universities a chance to push for social change.

Many Americans are just learning about "Opportunity Zones" – the latest economic development tool to fight urban decay. Under the program, the IRS offers investors tax savings on capital gains if they invest in projects in one of the 8,700 economically distressed communities selected by U.S. governors and certified by the U.S. Treasury. | Feb 2019

Before you can change the world, you must first believe it to be possible. The 35 newest Echoing Green Fellows have visions of a more equitable and sustainable world and bold new ideas for driving us forward. | Jun 2018

A group of thirty people gathered in Williamson, in southern West Virginia, two years ago, for a five-day Impact Experience to help revitalize this struggling coal-mining area | May 2018

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