Four women who are using entrepreneurial tools to achieve public health goals visited Teresa Chahine’s podcast, Impact & Innovation, where they told their stories and shared what they’ve learned about connecting with a community to make a difference.
To take on the problems associated with poverty in New York City, Emary Aronson ’97, chief knowledge officer of the Robin Hood Foundation, takes a data-driven and heart-led approach. She describes how the organization has focused on outcomes and been able to pivot quickly to lead emergency relief efforts.
For families coming out of homelessness, housing doesn’t end the impossible choices that come with navigating poverty. Jill Bauman ’87 describes Imagine LA’s holistic model to end family homelessness and poverty.
Impact investing advisor Clint Bartlett ’17 and Professor Todd Cort are working on innovative approaches in which businesses that create positive social outcomes get cheaper capital.
Even as emergency relief continues, says Rana Kotan ’04, secretary general of Third Sector Foundation of Turkey, it is crucial to expand the capacity of the grassroots organizations that will be rebuilding long after the headlines have faded.
All of us see things we’d change about the world. In a new book, Yale SOM’s Teresa Chahine offers a set of tools for anyone seeking to make a positive impact.
Seth Goldman called Coke’s decision to discontinue Honest Tea a “gut punch.” But the outcry from disappointed fans of the not-too-sweet drink have inspired him to return to tea.
Jenny Malseed ’05 of GlobalGiving explains what NGOs on the ground in Ukraine are experiencing and what they need to continue their work.
Wariness between partners can undermine potentially impactful projects. New research co-authored by Yale SOM’s Teresa Chahine examines an ambitious project to deliver medicines across Africa and details the keys to building trust.
A collaboration between the nonprofit Ashoka and Trinity Church Wall Street, launched by Anne Evans ’78, aims to harness the passion among people of faith for making positive change.
While social entrepreneurs are often criticized for building parallel systems alongside public institutions, writes Yale SOM’s Teresa Chahine, in the case of public health they can serve as a pathway to strengthen and complement the existing public health system, especially in low-resource settings.