Social Impact Lab

Work in social development consultancy to help people and communities.

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The Social Lab acts as a NGOs oriented external consultancy. The work of the Lab consists in helping the NGOs to define their needs and reach their goals and objectives. The Lab works as a social development consultancy that takes advantage of the multicultural origin of its participants and the synergies that their diverse educational background offers.

The methodology of the Lab helps students to work with professional criteria in the main causes defended by the NGOs through the empowerment of their social awareness.


Help students to apply their knowledge and skills in the support of social goals.

Help an NGO in the development and implementation of some specific programs and strategies.

Help create in the university community a real conscience of the role of NGOs in helping people and communities and better understand how they work.



Fundaci贸n Prodis

Maiti Nepal

Fundaci贸n Senara


Fundaci贸n Cadete

Fundaci贸n Aladina

Lab Directors


Sol G贸mez de Barreda has developed her professional life in Consultancy and Education. She worked during twelve years in International Consultancy with Multilateral Organisations (European Commission, World Bank, BID EBRD). She is member of OBERMOND S.L., a Real Estate Company specialized in relocation of expats in Spain. Sol has a PH.D in Law from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a Master Degree in International Management from Escuela de Organizaci贸n Industrial, Madrid. She currently teaches at IEU and has been granted the 鈥淏EST TEACHER鈥 award at IE University on 2014-2015-2016. Sol is also responsible for the Social Impact Lab at IEU since 2015-16.


Javier G. Hern谩ndez has over 25 years of experience in marketing, specializing in mass market, media advertising (Television), digital, branding and communication. He has been Marketing & Communication Director at ORANGE (SPAIN), Marketing Director at TVE, Business Director at PARAMOUNT CHANNEL, Marketing Communication Director at MICHELIN, and held different staff positions at MEDIASET/ PUBLIESPA脩A and other companies like CILE, HENKEL and 3M. Currently he is associate consultant at the Madrid base branding agency Razonable. Javier teaches at IEU and at the Master in PR & Events and the Master in Trade Marketing and e-commerce at CEU University.

Schedule for Extensive Period 2023

  • Madrid: from 18:30 to 20:00 on 23/01, 30/01, 06/02, 13/02, 20/02, 27/02, 06/03, 13/03, 27/03, 17/04, 24/04, 08/05
  • Segovia: from 19:30 to 21:00 on 26/01, 02/02, 16/02, 23/02, 02/03, 09/03, 16/03, 30/03, 13/04, 20/04, 27/04, 04/05

Lab Coordinators

Luc铆a Hidalgo L贸pez-Contreras
Senior BIR
Socorro Vega Fern谩ndez-Flores
Senior BIR
Faridi Dacasa Raygoza
2nd year LLBBIR
Beatriz P茅rez Calleja
Caridad Senderos
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