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The Social Impact Management Association (SIMA) is a graduate student club at the Schulich School of Business, York University. The club is affiliated with the school’s Social Sector Management program (SOCM), both representing and connecting students to the non-profit and social enterprise sectors. Its vision and mission are as follows:


For Schulich graduate students and alumni to be at the leading edge of social change, known as powerful leaders for their contributions to society and the community.


To increase awareness and interest in the social sector amongst Schulich graduate students and inspire engagement that positively impacts society and contributes to students’ own personal growth.To achieve this mission, the club’s Executive Team will plan, organize and execute a series of programs/initiatives that will educate students about the sectors, provide a platform for engagement, and facilitate connections with industry professionals.

The club will have an open, welcoming culture and be guided by the following beliefs:

  • Collaboration leads to the best ideas and solutions
  • Courage is required to make change
  • Equality is a basic human right
  • Innovation is central to impact
  • Integrity should be maintained at all times




Winter Term 2017 Membership Registration $10:


  • Sally Peter – President
  • Lu Chen – Vice President
  • Kritika Kuppuswami – Director of Programs and Events
  • Sivajan Gunasingam – Director of Partnerships and Sponsorship
  • Grace Hur – Director of Finance
  • Matthew Schroeder – Director of Board relationships
  • Chris Adjei-Bediako – Undergraduate Representative
  • Elizabeth Castrillon Jimenez - First Year graduate Representative


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