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Giving Tuesdays for #GivingTuesday: Using Design Thinking to Catalyze Activism and Philanthropy

Apply design thinking to the domains of activism and philanthropy. Learn about core design principles and explore how these principles are relevant not to the design of a material product but to the activation of a  social movement. After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, cultural events to mark massive consumerism, #GivingTuesday is a movement...

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Design Thinking and Strategic Philanthropy Case Study

Using human centered design for a greater philanthropic impact. This is a case study of how human centered design (HCD), also called design thinking, can be integrated with strategic planning to help philanthropists achieve greater impact. HCD, initially developed in the context of consumer products and services, is in the...

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Informing Your Philanthropy: The Nexus of Design Thinking and Strategic Philanthropy

Stanford PACS Philanthropy Innovation Summit 2015 – Informing your Giving. The Nexus of Design Thinking and Strategic Philanthropy

Philanthropy and Design Thinking

May 27th, 2015

Philanthropy and Design Thinking (Paul Brest and Nadia Roumani)

Philanthropy Innovation Summit 2015 Learnings

In alignment with our mission to improve philanthropy, strengthen civil society, and create positive social change, the 2015 Summit brought to light strategies and experiences of influential philanthropists with the aim of inspiring and guiding their peers and in turn, philanthropists all around the world. In 2015, speakers covered topics...

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Give Big or Go Home

When individuals or organizations attempt to solve social problems by giving money, they often overlook the people at the center of the situation. The bigger the problem, the more removed the donors or funding institutions become from the human experience. You will learn how to use human centered design to...

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Give Big Or Go Home

When individuals or organizations attempt to solve social problems by giving money, they often overlook the people at the center of the situation. The bigger the problem, the more removed the donors or funding institutions become from the human experience. You will learn how to use human centered design to...

Stakeholder Engagement & Education

Sharing our learnings As an academic initiative based at Stanford PACS, EPLI is uniquely situated to leverage its convening power to shape a community of practice focused on increasing outcome-focused philanthropy — a “network of networks” for philanthropic giving composed of donors, donor education groups, nonprofits and other key stakeholders....

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Nadia Roumani

Director of Financial Advisor Philanthropy Initiatives, Effective Philanthropy Learning Initiative at Stanford PACS

Nadia Roumani is the Director of Financial Advisor Philanthropy Initiatives at Stanford University’s Effective Philanthropy Learning Initiative, and the Senior Designer of Stanford’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design’s (the d.school) Designing for Social Systems Program. She returned to Stanford in 2012 as an inaugural d.school fellow, and in 2014 was...

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Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

Founder and Chairman, Stanford PACS

Founder and Chairman Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen is the Founder and President of the Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation (LAAF.org), a private operating foundation with a mission to inspire, educate and empower people to give in a way that matters more. Operating as a philanthropic innovation lab, LAAF uses technology innovations to globally scale...

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POLISCI 137R. Justice at Home and Abroad: Civil Rights in the 21st Century

Justice, the philosopher John Rawls believed, is the first virtue of social institutions. But justice is difficult to define and still more difficult to achieve. In this class, we will consider how three core ideals animate most theories of justice: freedom, equality, and security. The U.S. Constitution spells out the...

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GSBGEN 367 – Problem Solving for Social Change

GSB graduates will play important roles in solving many of today’s and tomorrow’s major societal problems—such as improving educational and health outcomes, conserving energy, and reducing global poverty—that call for actions by nonprofit, business, and hybrid organizations as well as governments. This course teaches skills and bodies of knowledge relevant...