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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 (August 2015)

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 

LAURA ARRILLAGA-ANDREESSEN Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen is the Founder and President of the Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation (LAAF), an educational content platform that empowers all individuals to give, live and lead in a way that matters more. Laura is Co-Founder and President of the Marc and Laura Andreessen Foundation. She is Co-President of the Arrillaga Foundation, Co-Founder...

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Polarization and Social Change Lab Announces Field Test Grant Winners

October 31st, 2023

The Polarization and Social Change Lab (PaSCL) at Stanford PACS is pleased to announce the winners of its inaugural Bridging Divides & Strengthening Democracy Field Test Grants.  Building on the findings from the Strengthening Democracy Challenge, the unique grant program supports field tests of interventions designed to reduce support for...

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The Faults in Our Macro Models, and How to Fix Them

During a breakout session at the latest Stanford PACS Philanthropy Innovation Summit, Mike Kubzansky shared a fact that elicited gasps in the room: The Penn Wharton Budget Model, one of the leading tools designed to provide policymakers with accurate analyses of the fiscal impact of various public policies, is based...