Todd Manwaring is a faculty member of the BYU Marriott School. He is also the founder and director of both the Melvin J. Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance (2003) and the Peery Social Entrepreneurship Program (2010). Todd is also the Ashoka U Changemaker Campus Change Leader at BYU (2012).
The overarching goal of the Ballard Center and the Peery Program is to help students create lasting change in the world that leads to better self‑reliance. Students of all majors and skill sets are needed in the rapidly growing field of social innovation. Our priority is to match students' personal skills and passions with rigorous and valuable educational experiences that lead to a lifetime of impactful philanthropy and social innovation.
Todd teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in social innovation and social entrepreneurship including the Do Good. Better. course.
Prior to joining BYU, Todd was a co-founder of Unitus which has aided in the livelihoods of over 50 million individuals to date. He also oversaw the HELP International spinoff. He worked in the computer industry before embarking on a career in the social innovation field in 1997.