Powerful Means: Finding and living your purpose through academic engagement

We will explore what it means to serve as a Powerful Means, by identifying ways you can live your values and purpose through intentional academic engagement, while addressing complex problems facing the world.

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Wendy Angst

Director of the Undergraduate Studies for the Consulting for Impact Minor, Teaching Professor

Mendoza College of Business

About the Lecturer

Wendy Angst is a Teaching Professor and Assistant Department Chair in the Management & Organization Department of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. She has been teaching at Notre Dame since 2010. She has taught undergraduate, graduate, and executive courses specializing in design thinking, innovation, consulting, strategy, and entrepreneurship. She specializes in experiential learning, and is currently working with a girls school in Uganda where she has facilitated classroom projects to relaunch the school with an Innovation Scholar model with the goal of making the school self-sustaining within 5 years, being ranked as a top vocational school in Uganda, and improving the economic prosperity of the region. Projects have ranged from sustainability to agroforestry and entrepreneurship to energy. Wendy also teaches Innovation & Design Thinking as a Visiting Professor at the University of Cattolica in Milan.

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