Digital Impact

Digital Impact


Latest Episodes

Podcast: Data on Purpose / Do Good Data Fireside Chat
May 25, 2017

Listen to Lucy Bernholz and Julia Angwin discuss algorithmic bias, digital security for nonprofits, and how big data is informing and reshaping journalism and the social sector at large.  As the opening event for the 2017 Data on Purpose / Do Good Data...

Podcast: Digital Security for Civil Society
March 31, 2017

Listen to Lucy Bernholz, Josh Levy, and Kate McKenney discuss challenges, strategies, and processes for creating a strong practice and culture of data security at nonprofits and foundations.  Every nonprofit, foundation,

Podcast: Data Conversation with Asha Curran
December 16, 2016

In this episode of Data Conversations, Andrew Means talks to Asha Curran, Chief Innovation Officer and the Director of the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at 92nd Street Y, about this year’s #GivingTuesday outcomes and success stories.

Podcast: Data Conversation with Rachel Rank
December 13, 2016

In this episode of Data Conversations, Andrew Means talks to Rachel Rank, the Chief Executive of 360Giving, about her organization’s open data initiative for grantmaking. Drawing on the work and mission of 360Giving,

The Data Playbook: Data Practices for Purpose-Driven Work
December 06, 2016

Listen to Andrew Means, Jacob Harold, Beth Kanter, and Rella Kaplowitz dig into the Data Playbook to share strategies and insights for using data to drive social sector impact. Markets for Good partnered with the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Fou...

Podcast: Data Conversation with Jake Porway
November 07, 2016

In this episode of Data Conversations, Andrew Means talks to Jake Porway, Founder and Executive Director of DataKind, about his work to harness the power of data science in service of humanity. In describing the DataKind mission and the work of its “bi...

#GivingTuesday: An Open-Source Philanthropic Movement
October 31, 2016

Listen to Andrew Means, Asha Curran, Mario Lugay, Micah Sifry, and Lucy Bernholz discuss #GivingTuesday, civic tech, digital data, and current and emerging trends in philanthropy. Markets for Good partnered with the Belfer Center for Innovation & Socia...

Podcast: Data Conversation with Laura Callanan
October 21, 2016

In this episode of Data Conversations, Andrew Means talks with Laura Callanan, Founding Partner at Upstart Co-Lab, about driving impact investment and innovation in creative arts and enterprise. Laura, a former Senior Deputy Chairman of the National En...

Podcast: Data Conversation with Jake Garcia
October 12, 2016

In the latest episode of our Data Conversations series, Andrew Means talks to Jake Garcia, Vice President for Data and Technology Strategy at Foundation Center, about building and leveraging data science skills in the social sector.

Podcast: Data Conversation with Steve MacLaughlin
September 15, 2016

In the first episode of our new Data Conversations series, Andrew Means talks to Steve MacLaughlin, Director of Analytics at Blackbaud, about his new book, Data Driven Nonprofits. Steve draws on the latest research, interviews from the field,