Social and Diversity Initiatives The IE Foundation supports and participates in initiatives that work toward social inclusion and equality.

Social and Diversity

Social Initiatives

We work toward involving the IE community in active social participation, promoting innovation and positive change in organizations and communities. In accordance with our values, part of our mission is to enable social transformation and empower disadvantaged communities.

Financiers without Borders

This non-profit organization promotes financial inclusion and economic growth in developing countries through microfinancing projects.

Puentes Global Foundation

This foundation promotes entrepreneurship in collectives that are under-represented in the labor market, promoting their professional and social inclusion.


Fundación MAPFRE Award for Social Innovation

This initiative is aimed at supporting innovative solutions that have the potential to make a major social impact in the health, mobility and digital technology sectors.



This forum is dedicated to promote dialogue between leaders from diverse sectors and environmental impact professionals about sustainable development in the business world.

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This event, organized and directed by students, promotes “ideas worth spreading” and debate about current social issues through presentations and conferences.

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Net impact club

The IE Foundation provides support to this student club, focused on promoting sustainable practices and social and environmental impact in the business world.

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Wuha Sira Initiative

IE Foundation supports this non-profit organization that aims to provide better water access and educational opportunities for young women in Ethiopia.

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Digital Transformation Inclusive Business Development

This program provides 10 small, local businesses with the support and know-how necessary to create their own online stores as part of their digital transformation.

Diversity Initiatives

Organizations gain a significant competitive advantage by including diverse genders, cultures, ages and skill-sets on their teams. The IE Foundation is committed to promoting the practices and initiatives that encourage diversity and the inclusion.
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IE Women Initiative

This IE initiative aims to attract women to programs where fewer women are represented and to promote women leaders in the business world.

IE Diversity Impact

Diversity Impact Project

This program, in collaboration with IBM, Amadeus and Zurich promotes corporate diversity in IMBA students through real cases.

IE Women Mentees

Women Mentors Project

This project, in collaboration with the IE Women in Business Club, connects professional women mentors, who share their knowledge and experiences, with IE students.

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The IE student club IE Out & Allies held a conference, with the help of the IE Foundation, to create a platform for the exchange of ideas in the LGBT and allies community.

Africa Day


The Africa Club holds this annual conference to promote debate about sustainable growth and digitalization in Africa.

Women in Business Club


IE Women in Business Club is a network for IE students and alumni who are interested in promoting gender equality in business.

Chinese new year


IE’s China Club celebrated the Chinese New Year with the support of the IE Foundation, in an event to promote Chinese culture and traditions.