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Alumni Stories, Research
CSIS Alum Abhishek Bhati and Diarmuid McDonnell Collaborate and Publish Paper in NVSQ

Congratulations to Abhishek Bhati and Diarmuid McDonnell, former 2016 summer doctoral fellows at the Center for Social Impact Strategy! Bhati and McDonnell are set to publish a paper in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly: “Success in an Online Giving Day: The Role of Social Media in Fundraising.”  The paper examines the relationship between social media usage/stakeholder engagement and the amount of donations supporting organizations during fundraising events.

Julia DaSilva
September 30, 2019
Design
Behind CSIS’ Updated Look

About one year ago, the Center for Social Impact Strategy began the process of redesigning our look and updating our website. What follows is an interview with the individuals that led the design process: Kaveh Sadeghian, Creative Director and Founding Member of CSIS, and L+L, a Brooklyn-based, multidisciplinary design studio, led by Liz Turow and Leigh Mignogna, that works closely with organizations in mission-driven, arts and cultural spaces.

Julia DaSilva
September 26, 2019
Residential Programs, Upcoming Events
CSIS 5 Year Innovation Summit!

This year, CSIS celebrates its 5 year anniversary. To commemorate the occasion, we're hosting our first ever Innovation Summit from December 2-4, 2019.

CSIS
September 16, 2019

Residential Programs
FAQs: Global Social Impact House 2020: Belize

GSIH is a seven-day residential program that provides fellows with the tools, community support, and training they need to advance their ventures. Workshops are customized to the needs of fellows and explore advanced concepts in business models, design thinking, and leadership.

CSIS
September 12, 2019

Residential Programs, Upcoming Events
Announcing: UK Creative Community Fellows 2020

Derby Museums, in partnership with National Arts Strategies (NAS) and with support from the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Social Impact Strategy (CSIS), announced the creation of the UK Creative Community Fellows Program, a leadership initiative designed to create a high-powered network of leaders working where arts & culture meets social impact and community development.

CSIS
August 30, 2019

Event Summaries, Residential Programs
RECAP: Creative Community House New England 2019

This August 2019, twenty five arts and culture leaders convened at Galusha Hill Farm Lodge in Vermont for a week of learning, community building, and personal and professional development.

Julia DaSilva
August 14, 2019

Event Summaries, Residential Programs
RECAP: AFS Impact House 2019

In July 2019, CSIS partnered with AFS International to offer an Impact House for 18 partner directors from around the globe.

CSIS
July 15, 2019

Event Summaries, Residential Programs
RECAP: Penn Impact Lab

This August 2019, twenty five arts and culture leaders convened at Galusha Hill Farm Lodge in Vermont for a week of learning, community building, and personal and professional development.

Eliza Halpin
June 10, 2019

Alumni Stories
Staying Grounded with Shikha Mittal

My colleague, recently returned from her Global Social Impact House (GSIH) fellowship in Nicaragua, beamed with a renewed sense of her work and purpose.

Anna Dausman
April 22, 2019