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The Challenges of Collective Impact and How to Master Them

Wednesday, December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm • Organized By Stanford Social Innovation Review
Online Event


Many social sector organizations strive to make larger population-level or systems-level change.However, a closer look at collective impact networks reveal several practices which actually impede progress.  On December 7, social sector leaders, policy makers, and philanthropists will benefit from shifting their focus to the leadership and cultures that underpin successful networks and collective impact efforts.

This 90-minute interactiveSSIR Live!program will:

  • Demystify the collective impact approach and explore what really works
  • Contextualize practices that often impede collective impact approaches
  • Highlight how a shift from organizational to network mindsets enables executives, board members, and funders to generate greater impact
  • Elaborate upon best practices that support distributed leadership and help build inclusive, collaborative cultures


Jane Wei-Skillern<br /> Senior Fellow,<br /> Haas School of Business,<br /> UC Berkeley

Jane Wei-Skillern
Senior Fellow,
Haas School of Business,
UC Berkeley

Paul Schmitz<br /> Senior Advisor,<br /> The Collective Impact Forum<br /> CEO,<br /> Leading Inside Out

Paul Schmitz
Senior Advisor,
The Collective Impact Forum
Leading Inside Out

David Johnson <br /> Deputy Editor, Print<br /> <i>Stanford Social Innovation Review </i><br /> (moderator)

David Johnson
Deputy Editor, Print
Stanford Social Innovation Review

Stanford Social Innovation Review
Stanford Social Innovation Review
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