In 2015, our center was founded with the generous support of the Turner Family Foundation building on the success of Project Pyramid—a way for all Vanderbilt graduate students to leverage niche skills and contribute to narrowing the realm of poverty.
THE TFC IS BUILT ON ACTION THROUGH EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND COMMUNITY.
Business Proficiency for non-MBAs
Starting a Social Venture
Immersive Learning Trips
Catalyzing Local & Global Action
Mentoring & Networking
Moderated, Public Forums
Connecting Students to Resources
Internship + Start-Up Support
COLLABORATION MAKES US STRONG.
From our heavily involved student advisory board to our dedicated Director and Vanderbilt alum, Mario Avila, the Turner Family Center relies on the perspectives and commitment of many individuals to ensure growth, viability, and success.