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Do you have a business challenge or obstacle that you would love to tackle?

Would you want a group of students help you find solutions?

 

WHO WE ARE

We are a purpose driven social enterprise that aims to create the next generation of responsible leaders. As a certified B-Corp, we engage students and staff from universities across the world in social impact consulting projects and workshops to support nonprofits and social enterprises who are making a real difference in their communities. 

 

WHAT WE DO

We complete consulting projects and design thinking workshops with students from universities across the world to assist organizations who are having a strong social or environmental impact in their communities. We also provide teams with mentoring support and training around leadership  development, social impact, and human centered design. 

 

HOW WE DO IT

We believe that transformational learning is interactive, practical and experiential. We challenge students to step outside of their comfort zone and LIVE, LEARN, and LEAD in a new community or culture. Through our project-based learning model, we source and manage impact consulting projects with nonprofits and social enterprises from around the globe and lead thought provoking workshops around key social innovation and leadership topics for students and staff. 

LIVE

Cultural Immersion

LEARN

Social Impact and Project Work

LEAD

Leadership Development

what to expect from us 

Receive Support

Receive the support of students to help you overcome a key challenge you may not have time or the manpower to work on.

Benefit from many heads thinking

Benefit from many heads working together to help you see things differently and create new inputs.

Cultural immersion opportunities

Participate in a cultural immersion with students from other countries with unique perspectives and skill sets.

Receive top-notch final insights 

Receive top-notch final insights and discover human centered design thinking tools to improve your organization’s efficiency. 

Connect with Emzingo|U's international platform 

Connect with Emzingo|U’s international platform and with leading university partners from around the globe

what we expect from you

Viable, Challenging Project

Help us design a project that will be valuable for your organization's mission and growth. Allow for 3-5 weeks of work from our students.

Warm Welcome to our Students

Offer our students a comfortable and warm welcome to your organization when they arrive in-country. Introduce them to your work, your mission and your staff.

Dedicated Staff Member and Time

At least one staff member to help oversee the project, join biweekly meetings with students, offer space and guidance when in country, and provide them with access to resources they may need to sufficiently assist you with your challenge.

Our programs

Structured, of the shelf, high-level programs offered virtually, or in person, seasonally or year-round.

rooted programs

Fully customizable opportunities for students, faculty and staff. Versions of this can look like workshops, retreats, treks, and capstone courses.

fluid programs

sample projects

koiki

Koiki is a social enterprise that hires people suffering from social exclusion (mainly people with disabilities, young and long term unemployed) to work as postmen/postwomen, called KOIKIs, who provide a green ‘last mile’ delivery service within their neighborhoods by biking, walking or using green vehicles.

Read more about the project here:

 
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