Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Two Sigma Data Clinic Director Rachael Weiss Riley to discuss the role of data in skills-based corporate philanthropy and why communication, collaboration and mindfulness are essential for conducting insightful research and becoming an effective “data storyteller.” Conscious of the fact that collecting data can be daunting
In this episode of Pro Bono Perspectives, Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly and True Impact Founder & CEO Farron Levy talk about a vital, yet underutilized tool in the social impact sector: measurement. Farron provides actionable strategies to avoid being a prisoner to perfect measurement, like looking at "sufficiently good" information and using the best available data to inform decisions.
A closer look at how skilled volunteerism can build sustainable capacity for the social sector
Many of the companies we work with at Common Impact host a Day of Service as a way to give back to their local communities. According to the most recent CECP Giving In Numbers, days of service are one of the most popular corporate volunteer programs with more than 77% of US companies offering this type of opportunity to employees. Currently, most days of service engage teams in volunteer projects like building a home, cleaning a local park or packing groceries at a food bank.
Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Colleen Olphert, Director of Membership and Member Services at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC). Since 1985, BCCCC has been helping companies align corporate citizenship objectives and business goals to create a more sustainable and prosperous future for all.
Wes Moe joins organization’s leadership team as Director of Consulting
April 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a national nonprofit leader for skills-based volunteerism, has announced the appointment of Wes Moe as director of consulting. The addition of Moe to the organization’s leadership team comes with Common Impact’s continuing expansion as the demand for pro bono service, corporate social responsibility and employee engagement grows. Reporting to COO Tara Cardone, Moe will manage and grow Common Impact’s skills-based volunteer programs, oversee the consulting team and partner with the organization’s cross-sector clients.
In this issue: A spotlight on women in leadership, new podcast episodes, cross-sector partnerships at work, and more!
In celebration of National Volunteer Week (April 7-13), we've been sharing some of our favorite volunteer stories from throughout the year. Follow us on Twitter @CommonImpact to join the conversation and tag us in some of your favorite volunteer moments! We’re also using the occasion to spotlight women in leadership. Research tells us that the specific leadership qualities that are naturally strong in women lead to more holistic, thoughtful, engaged and effective leadership.
In this episode of Pro Bono Perspectives, Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly and VolunteerMatch CEO Greg Baldwin reflect on the advantages and challenges of living in an age of unprecedented volunteering opportunities. Greg reveals how VolunteerMatch is taking strategic risks in order to stay competitive in the digital age and elevate the value of service experiences, both for volunteers and the organizations they support.
In recognition of Women’s History Month, Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly teams up with Syretta Hill, Executive Director of StepUp Durham, to reflect on workplace power dynamics and how women are doing things differently. Together, they explore how reinforcing traditionally female leadership qualities like collaboration and empathy fosters dynamic thinking and bold teams who are empowered to create maximal impacts for their communities.