Kroc School Signature Events

Through these activities and events, the Kroc School provides outstanding experiences that enhance the understanding and appreciation for peacebuilding, social innovation and conflict management while fostering support and engagement in our mission to shape more peaceful and just societies. We hope you will join us at one of our signature events below or one of the many other events we hold throughout the year. Click here to see a calendar with all event listings.

Medal of Peace

The Medal of Peace is awarded to extraordinary individuals who have contributed significantly to build peace with justice at the local or international level and have dedicated themselves to the pursuit of shaping a better world. Learn more.

Peace Innovators

At Peace Innovators, USD's thought leaders share their stories about the impact they’re witnessing in the field, the insights they're gleaning, and their ideas for bringing us closer to solving the world's most important and difficult problems. Learn more.

Fowler Global Social Innovation Challenge

The Fowler Global Social Innovation Challenge brings university students from around the globe together to generate ideas for innovative ventures that respond to a social, economic, environmental, or justice issue of their choice, and compete for seed funding at an annual global event to launch or expand their ventures. Learn More.

Women PeaceMakers Event

The Women PeaceMakers Event provides a unique opportunity to hear directly from the Kroc IPJ's Women PeaceMaker fellows as they take the stage to share their inspirational stories and meaningful insights. Learn More.

Unexpected Solutions

The Kroc School aims to provide the San Diego community with topical and timely events in partnership with organizations throughout the San Diego and Tijuana region. An example of one such event was A Path Forward with San Diego Union-Tribune and The National Conflict Resolution Center.
Women at Women for Social Impact

Women for Social Impact

Women for Social Impact is open to all who want to connect with incredible women who are contributing to shape a better tomorrow and to participate in transformative experiences. Learn more.