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Dr. Jonas Nguh Recognized as 2018-2019 Commitment to Social Change Award Winner

The Center for Social Change would like to congratulate Dr. Nguh, a Walden Alumnus and faculty in the School of Nursing, for his continued dedication to leading action in helping women around the world achieve better maternal  and reproductive health outcomes!

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Jimenez as David A. Wilson Award Winner

We'd like to congratulate Walden's Richard Jimenez, Social Change Fellow and Core faculty member, for his 2017-2018 David A. Wilson Award in Teaching and Excellence, as recognized by Laureate Education!

Richard's work, "Lived Experiences, Perceptions and Expectations of Asian and Latino/a Online Doctoral Students" is the basis for this award. Visit here to see all the winners.

New Social Change Course--Critical Thinking for Social Change--Now Available

Are you passionate about a social change issue but unsure how to translate that passion into a research topic? Are you approaching your capstone without a clear topic in place? Or perhaps you would like to practice being more objective in your research and writing. CAEX 6100: Critical Thinking for Social Change is a new course launching for quarter students on February 26th.


Meet Walden's 2018 Social Change Fellows and Grant Recipients

Meet our 2017 Scholars of ChangeView their videos here.

2017 Here for Good Awards Winners and Honorees

Walden University Supports new "Defining Hope" Documentary 

  See the Documentary Trailer Here

Walden's Dr. Patty Costello publishes social change related children's book, Catalina and the King's Wall with Eifrig Publishing

Social Change Announcements


Walden Officially Re-Certified as a Certified B Corporation®

On January 22, 2018, Walden University was officially recertified as a Certified B-Corp™ by the non-profit B-Lab®, demonstrating our commitment to transforming the world through education.


Laureate Named “B Corp MVP” in 2017

Laureate was named a “B Corp MVP” for 2017 by B Lab, the independent non-profit that certifies companies committed to using business as a force for good in the world.

In January 2018, Laureate and Walden University were re-certified by B Lab, which occurs as part of a rigorous process every two years.

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Social Change Events

The Human Science Institute (HSI) Announces its 2018 Conference & Retreat

"Securing our Democracy: The Work Ahead"

September 14-16, 2018

Burlingame, CA


Thank You for Participating in Global Days of Service

Thanks for participating in our St. Paul visit to the Harriett Tubman East Center and at Bay Brook Intermediate public school in Baltimore.

Be the Catalyst--President's Perspective

A Global Days of Service Story

Be on the Lookout for more information on the Career Center's upcoming Networking Event: Walden Social Change Networking Hour

Walden University staff celebrate and support LGBTQ individuals through a month-long observance

Read more here!

Transformational Leadership in Sustainability: Comments from Walden's Dr. Lynn Wilson at the Bonn Climate Conference, 2018

Dr. Lynn Wilson, a member of Walden's Center for Social Change Advisory Council, Discusses the Role of the UNCC (Universities Network for Climate Capacity)-From the Bonn Climate Conference

Visit Sage Publications' MethodSpace, hosted by Janet Salmons, to review Dr. Wilson's video about "Transformational Leadership in Sustainability", and to read a written interview.