Ethical Leadership

Ethical Leadership

The beautiful campus may have attracted her to USD, but for Alexandra Steinhaus ’15 (BA), ’20 (MA), the stellar educational experience kept her here. She came to USD in Fall 2011 to pursue her undergraduate degree. On a whim, she took a course in the School of Business and it all clicked.

“I ended up in a marketing class. It was so much fun. I got to be creative but also strategic,” she recalls. “What I really valued was they talked a lot about becoming an ethical leader. It was all about how you can change the world through business.”

Inspired by the pursuit of business as a force for good, Steinhaus knew she wanted to continue on this path. That’s where the Master of Arts in Social Innovation (MASI) from the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies came in. She sees the program as a “perfect glove” that combines her love of business with social innovation.

— Allyson Meyer '16 (BA), '21 (MBA)

The full version of this article appears in the Fall 2021 USD Magazine.