About Us

Net Impact

Net Impact is a global network of changemakers who are using their jobs to make a real difference fortheir communities and the world. At the heart of Net Impact is its network of  300 volunteer-led chapterswith more than 40,000 changemakers worldwideStudents will find a chapter at the world’s top graduate business schools and undergraduate campuses, and professionals can connect to their local chapter in cities around the globe (like Net Impact DFW!).

Our members not only envision a day when business is a positive driving force behind sustainable change; they are working together to make it a reality.

By inspiring and equipping this tight-knit, influential community of similarly minded students and professionals with the right tools and knowledge, Net Impact is connecting, empowering and enabling a new era of leaders who will collaborate to use the ethical power of business to create a more sustainable, just world.

Net Impact Central’s website

 

Net Impact Dallas/Fort Worth

Net Impact Dallas/Fort Worth is an official professional chapter of Net Impact.  While we share the same mission, our vision is to also become the community hub that will connect, inspire and educate area professionals and to provide a platform to encourage and enable the active, ongoing collaboration necessary to realize a more sustainable and just community.

We plan to accomplish this through:

  • Relevant networking and activities
  • Timely educational programs
  • Community projects
  • Using this site as a catalyst and hub for real-time connection, networking, inspiration, brainstorming and community collaboration.

You can join our local Net Impact DFW community and start connecting now by getting your own personal page/profile by signing up on this site. (See Sign-Up Boat upper right side).

 

The GLOCAL Membership

To be able to take full advantage of the significant GLOCAL advantage and the many immediately useful benefits that Net Impact offers with its local and global network, we encourage you to join us as members for $65 a year. Net Impact DFW gets 15% of each membership fee.

To learn more about all of the advantages and benefits of being a GLOCAL Net Impact member, please check out these links:

Net Impact Overview

Why Join?

Connect and Put Our Global and Local – Glocal – Advantage to Work for You

Do Good Work


Fan and Follow Us

We also would love to have you join our growing Net Impact DFW facebook community. And follow us at@NetImpactDFW on twitter.

Contact Us

Email – info @ netimpactdfw dot org

Or just go to the Contact Us tab above and send us a note!

 

Net Impact Dallas/Fort Worth Leadership Team

 

President

Kim Young
Connecticator –
 the forest & the trees

 
Kim doesn’t care much for the dated and limiting label of marketer. She much prefers Partnership Architect or simply, Connecticator. Since 1979, she has worked with for-profit and for-impact organizations to help them craft and build the right framework to connect, converse, partner and grow sustainably with their customers, supporters and communities.
 She started the forest & the trees in 2004, and has worked with a diverse list of for-profit and for-impact clients including: SourceCorp Tax; Blue Mesa Grill: the Association of Partners for Public Lands, Institute of Law Enforcement Administration, Texas Credit Union League, Visiting Nurse Association/Ann’s Haven VNA, PBS and the BBC, and the Texas Commission for the Arts, among others. Kim has been an instructor for the CNM (Center for Nonprofit Management) since 2003, and she was selected to one of the inaugural instructors for the CNM’S popular Nonprofit Management Certificate program. She was one of the first recipients of the CNM’s Center Stage Spotlight recognition for outstanding faculty. Kim has taught regional workshops for the State of Texas’ OneStar Foundation, and she has served as a national speaker for the Center for Nonprofit Success. She is a member and marketing co-chair of the Distinguished Advisory Committee of the Engineering Management and Information Systems Department at SMU’s Lyle School ofEngineering, and she also serves on the marketing committee for the Texas Discovery Gardens. She was a nominee for Volunteer Category for the 2013 Green Source DFW Leadership Awards.


Before starting her own business, Kim held senior communications and marketing positions with regional, national and international for-profit and for-impact organizations in the financial services, commercial airlines, economic development and technology consulting sectors, including Deloitte, Bank of America and the Dallas Regional Chamber.
 She also was an award-winning reporter for local, regional and national publications such as the Dallas Times Herald, Dallas Business Journal, ADWEEK and Advertising Age, among others. 

Engagement Chair

Anna Clark

President – EarthPeople

 

Anna is the president of EarthPeople and the author of Green, American Style. She began her career in management consulting with PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM. Her passion for conservation ultimately led into sustainability consulting and communications. Since founding EarthPeople in 2005, Anna has applied profitable sustainability strategies to transform organizations from start-ups and school districts to Fortune 500 corporations.

Anna is a thought leader on green business, sustainable development, and environmental stewardship. She writes the Eco-Leadership blog forGreenbiz.com and her ideas have been featured in media outlets including USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, The Dallas Morning News, and Entrepreneur Radio.

 

Anna is also the engagement chair for the Dallas/Fort Worth chapter of Net Impact. Anna is presently taking EarthPeople through the process of becoming a certified B Corporation, which uses the power of business to create public benefit.

Anna holds a B.A. with honors from the University of Texas and completed a post-graduate internship at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Buenos Aires. Today, she lives with her family in Dallas in one of Texas‘ first residences to earn a Platinum LEED-certified rating from the U.S. Green Building Council. For details on her writing and speaking, visit AnnaMClark.com.

 

Advisory Member

Ravi Agrawal
Business Consultant –
 Cognizant Technology Solutions
   

Ravikant is a native of Amravati, India, and reallocated to Dallas, USA in July 2009. Ravikant is aComputer Engineer and holds a Masters degree in Finance Management and working as a business consultant. At present he is working with the client, JP Morgan Chase for his employer Cognizant Technology Solutions.

 

He is greatly inclined towards contributing towards the society’s betterment, and is actively involved with various non-profit activities back in home country and in the US. Ravikant played a key role in building theaward-winning Net Impact professional chapter in Pune, India, which undertakes pro-bono social consulting projects.

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