THe CenTer for HIgH ImPaCT PHIlanTHroPy
About the Authors
Carol A. McLaughlin, MD, MPH,
is the research director or goba pubic heath at the Center or HighImpact Phianthropy. She is a primary care/inectious disease physician and pubic heath speciaist witheperience in research, community engagement, and program impementation in the U.S. and the deveop-ing word.
Katherina M. Rosqueta, MBA,
is the ounding eecutive director o the Center or High Impact Phian-thropy. Previousy, she was a consutant at McKinsey & Company. Prior to joining McKinsey, she worked incommunity deveopment, nonprot management, and corporate and venture phianthropy.
Kaushiki Rao, MA,
consuts independenty in the economic deveopment sector in the U.S. and India. Hercurrent cients incude Te Reinvestment Fund in Phiadephia and IFMR rust in Chennai. She has an MAdegree rom the University o Chicago.
is a consutant in internationa education. She is currenty a research assistant at theCenter or High Impact Phianthropy and a master’s candidate at the University o Pennsyvania’s GraduateSchoo o Education.Te authors can be contacted atwww.impact.upenn.eduor 215.573.7266.
About the Center for high impACt philAnthropy
Te nonprot Center or High Impact Phianthropy was ounded in 2006 by Wharton aumni and is housedat the University o Pennsyvania’s Schoo o Socia Poicy & Practice. Our aim is to provide inormation andtoos to hep phianthropists determine where their unds can have the greatest impact in improving the iveso others. With epertise in business, medicine, aw, and pubic and socia poicy, our team brings a muti-discipinary approach, in-depth knowedge o research methods, and seasoned judgment to the anaysis o high impact phianthropic opportunities.
sourCes of InformaTIon
In-depth case studies
Randomized controlled trialsand quasi-experimental studies
Modeled analyses(e.g., cost-eectiveness)
To meet our goal o providing smart, practical guidance to individual philanthropists, we synthesize the best availableinormation rom three domains: research, inormed opinion, and eld experience. By considering evidence romthese three sources, we seek to leverage the strengths while minimizing the limitations o each. We believe the mostpromising opportunities exist where the recommendations o these three domains overlap.
our multi-perspeCtive, evidenCe-informed ApproACh