The Hunt Institute for Engineering & Humanity at SMU Lyle School of Engineering and the Inclusive Economy Consortium are delighted to announce the launch of 



Agents of a Climate-Smart Inclusive Economy


Inaugural Event

Coming January 2020



Connection with other like-minded professionals, knowledge-sharing, and action for collective innovation and impact.


ImpactNights will occur on the first Thursday of each month and 2020 dates will be announced soon. Satellite ImpactNights will be hosted by our Partners in various DFW communities. Here is what to expect:


Interactive knowledge-sharing sessions on important topics related climate-smart inclusive economic development, including topics such as:

  • What is social enterprise vs. social entrepreneurship vs social innovation?
  • The inclusive entrepreneurship ecosystem in Dallas and beyond: who does what and how can they help aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs?
  • Transformational technology for social impact: blockchain, IOT and other technology enablers 


One-on-one office hours with experts on topics such as 

• The nuances of the business plan for impact entrepreneurs

• Communication and storytelling for impact entrepreneurs

• Technology 

• Patents, IP and legal forms

• Financing options for impact entrepreneurs