THe CeNTer for HIgH ImPaCT PHIlaNTHroPy
About the Authors
Katherina M. Rosqueta, MBA, is the oundin executie director o the Center or Hih Impact Philanthropy. Preious-ly, she was a consultant at McKinsey & Company. Prior to joinin McKinsey, she worked in community deelopment,nonproft manaement, and corporate and enture philanthropy.Carol A. McLauhlin, MD, MPH, is the research director or lobal public health at the Center or Hih Impact Philan-thropy. She is a primary care physician and public health specialist with experience in research, community enae-ment, and proram implementation in the U.S. and the deelopin world.Hilary J. Rhodes, PhD, is a senior analyst at Abt Associates, ormerly the senior analyst in education at the Center orHih Impact Philanthropy. Prior to joinin the Center, she was a doctoral ellow at the RAND Corporation.The authors can be contacted at www.impact.upenn.edu or 215.573.7266.
About the Center for high impACt philAnthropy
The nonproft Center or Hih Impact Philanthropy was ounded in 2006 by Wharton alumni and is housed at theUniersity o Pennsylania’s School o Social Policy & Practice. Our aim is to proide inormation and tools to helpphilanthropists determine where their unds can hae the reatest impact in improin the lies o others. Withexpertise in business, medicine, the law, and public and social policy, our team brins a multidisciplinary approach,in-depth knowlede o research methods, and seasoned judment to the analysis o hih impact philanthropic op-portunities.
sourCes of INformaTIoN
In-depth case studies
Randomized controlled trialsand quasi-experimental studies
Modeled analyses(e.., cost-eectieness)
To meet our oal o proidin smart, practical uidance to indiidual philanthropists, we synthesize the best aailableinormation rom three domains: research, inormed opinion, and feld experience. By considerin eidence romthese three sources, we seek to leerae the strenths while minimizin the limitations o each. We beliee the mostpromisin opportunities exist where the recommendations o these three domains oerlap.
our multi-perspeCtive, evidenCe-informed ApproACh