Grace Wright, MBA

Instructor, Management, Academic Department
(970) 310-5990
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Grace Hanley Wright teaches entrepreneurship and social and sustainable venturing in the College of Business. Grace studied Political Science at the University of Denver and received her MBA from CSU’s Impact MBA (formerly called the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA). Prior to working for CSU, Grace worked for Free the Children and Whole Foods Market, two businesses that showed her the positive impact of business and the power of young people to make a difference. After graduating from CSU, Grace co-founded a international health nonprofit (Ascent), founded a software literacy training enterprise for business professionals (Aptitech), and launched Wright Ventures, which helps early-stage startups in Denver formalize, launch, and scale. Grace works to equip her students at CSU with the knowledge that they can be powerful entrepreneurs and change makers in business. Grace has been recognized as a CSU Best Teacher (2017), Colorado Woman of Influence (2010), and a Northern Colorado Superwoman (2016).

Read these two articles by the College of Buiness to get to know Grace a little better: Approaching Complexity with Compassion and Department of Management- Faculty Features 

Courses Taught:

MGT 667: Global, Social and Sustainable Entrepreneurship, BUS 690: Building Teams and Partnerships, MGT 340: Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship, MGT 360: Social and Sustainable Venturing, MGT 420: Net Venture Creation, BUS 405A: Contemporary Business Topics- Entrepreneurship, BUS 479: Strategic Management, MGT 495: Independent Study (Impact Measurement), and MGT 495: Independent Study (Venture Launch).

Current Service:

Faculty Mentor, Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA

Alumni Network President, Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA  

Prior Service:

One Health Institute Fellow

Net Impact Hybrid Chapter Advisor

Mentor, Institute for Entrepreneurship Venture Accelerator 

Todos Santos Program Development Lead- College of Business