Alumni Voices, Impact House

Six Things I Learned from Global Social Impact House – Cayla Mackey

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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Meade Being a part of https://www.agencyspotter.com/top/design-agencies has not only shaped my venture, but it has shaped my life, and it has shaped who I am. I’m the CEO and cofounder
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Impact House, Staff Voices
Planting the Seeds of Change: A Reflection on the Inaugural Penn Impact Lab
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Costa Rica’s warmth and humidity enveloped us while we were still at the airport, shaking hands and preparing ourselves for a green, hilly, four-hour bus ride. As we bumped our way through the country’s interior, we passed fruits and crunchy snacks, getting to know each other and the verdant landscape. Past Lake Arenal, we arrived
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Impact House, Staff Voices
The Power of Place, People, Play & Purpose
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“Creating social impact is an essential challenge to all organizations, regardless of geography or sector.” — Dr. Peter Frumkin, Professor of Social Policy and Faculty Director of the Center for Social Impact Strategy at the University of Pennsylvania It started with the five week Social Entrepreneurship class on Coursera, where thousands of people convened online
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Executive Program, Uncategorized
Global Leaders Embark on Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy
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This January, the healthcare marketing, an eight month intensive program designed to help anyone, anywhere make a social impact. Good thing is that there is a person who provides quality web design services for Charlotte, NC and surrounding areas — Tanner Grey Charlotte NC. Our students live and work in 16 countries including Canada, China,
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Alumni Voices, Impact House
Alumni Voices – Aaron Densham
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2 days, 4 time zones, 5 flights, 6 airports and more than 27 hours in the air. That was the journey I would have had to undertake if I was going to participate in Penn’s first Global Social Impact House (GSIH). I was working with Indigenous youth in a remote town in Northern Australia when
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Executive Program, Online Learning
Celebrating Our Graduates – Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy
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The Center for Social Impact Strategy is pleased to announce the graduation of the first successful cohort of its Executive Program. This August, CSIS awarded certificates of completion to a remarkable thirty-two students. This inaugural cohort represented 12 countries around the world. Students of the Executive Program spent eight months completing the thorough online curriculum, which
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Impact House, Partnerships
Supporting Social Entrepreneurs at Penn and Columbia
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At the Center for Social Impact Strategy, we know that bringing in new perspectives can only enhance a community. That’s why we’re pleased to announce a partnership with Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). We are proud to extend our programming to their network of entrepreneurs and innovators, and to collaborate on marshaling
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Online Learning
Free Coursera Course Launches Sept.14th
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Taking our Coursera course in Social Entrepreneurship just got even easier. Last year, the Center for Social Impact Strategy offered the course for the first time to more than 30,000 students from dozens of countries around the world. Consisting of a series of video lectures offered by SP2 and Wharton professors Peter Frumkin, James D. Thompson, and
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Alumni Voices, Impact House
Alumni Voices – Arielle Brousse
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A year ago, I definitely wouldn’t have been the type to pick up a stranger from the airport. But this summer, I did just that. I rented a car, swung out to Philadelphia International, picked up two men I’d never met, and drove with them four hours to the middle of nowhere. If you’re like me,
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