Do you have an idea to address a social or environmental problem?

Want some free coaching on how to make your idea better?

Sign up for a 30 minute meeting with a coach to get help at any stage of designing and implementing a project – whether it is problem identification, solution design, or implementation. Our coaches are UMN faculty, staff, librarians and incredible community leaders. Click here to learn more about our Impact Studio coaches.

Sessions for Fall 2021 will start October 29.  If you like to meet with one of our coaches, please email with one or two sentences about your project and we will set you up with a coaching session. If there is a coach that you would particularly like to meet with, please note that as well.

If you have any questions, please email
“It was so helpful to gain different perspectives on the issue my team is working on! Coaches had great suggestions that I never would have come up with on my own.” – Anonymous Student in course evaluation, Fall 2017

“I now know that Grand Challenges can be tackled by regular people with the right tools and guidance.”- Anonymous Student in course evaluation Fall 2018