Do you think about what it means to be a female leader? Are you searching for ways to improve the world around you? At McKinsey & Company, an international management consulting firm, we pride ourselves on developing future leaders who are having lasting impact in their communities and even globally.
To that end, we are supporting students who are passionate about making change in the world around them and are accepting applications for the McKinsey Undergraduate Women's Impact Award. This award provides $1,500 of funding toward your summer plans in the fields of global public health, economic development and opportunity creation, sustainability, and/or social innovation and technology.
To learn more about the award and to apply by our deadline on May 14, please visit this site: www.mckinsey.com/STANFORDIMPACTAWARD2017
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm with over 100 offices all around the world. Our mission is to help our clients make distinctive, lasting, and substantial improvements in their performance and to build a great firm that attracts, develops, excites, and retains exceptional people. To share a few examples of our meaningful work:
- McKinsey Digital Labs developed an app to provide better healthcare information to parents of premature babies which is expected to save thousands of children’s lives each year.
- We recently created a special group to develop andimplement social sector and government programs across Africa, such as reforming primary schools in South Africa, implementing special economic zones in Kenya and transforming power infrastructure across African countries.
- In the last 5 years, McKinsey has worked on more than 400 education projects in 60 countries. We now maintain a database with best practices from the 20 most improved school systems and runs a school health survey to assess teaching and management practices to identify opportunities.
- Our work enabled a large regional healthcare provider in the United States to decrease its ER utilization, hospitalization and readmission rates by 20-25% through operational improvements.