The Markets for Good Community

This page highlights our community of data practitioners, their organizations and useful initiatives. From key influencers to on the ground program staff, we want to build a community to help you reach out to the most relevant people to your work.

 

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If you or your organization are interested in contributing a written piece to MFG about data collection, use and sharing for better decision making in the social sector, please complete the application form. We will get back to selected contributors within one week.  Thank you for your interest in joining the MFG community! 

 

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    Agata Piekut, CEO of Healthy Culture Action Tank

    Agata is CEO of Healthy Culture Action Tank, an independent non-profit research organization focused on health. Previously she worked in the technology sector as a communication strategist specialized in international market development. Since 2004 she’s been running international relations for various nonprofit organizations in Poland. Agata graduated from Institute of Applied Linguistics on the University of Warsaw and Spanish and European Law Centre run by Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha and University of Warsaw. In 2013 she published a book on online communication “Hello Reputation: We trust people. We remember stories. We buy experiences”.
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    Alberto Andreu Pinillos

    Alberto Andreu Pinillos is Global Corporate Reputation & Responsibility Managing Director at Telefónica. He is also a Visiting Professor at the School of Economics & Business Administration at Navarra University. Additionally, he holds a seat in the Spanish CSR Council and member of the Stakeholders Council of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). Formerly, he was associate professor at IE Business School for more than 20 years
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    Alfred Gracombe

    Alf Gracombe is Founder and Partner at GivingData. Since 1996, he has been working with foundations and nonprofits, developing Web and software solutions that help organizations be more data-informed in their operations and better communicate their work to the outside world. His company built GivingData, a grants and enterprise data management product currently serving such clients as The Kresge Foundation, The California Endowment, The Colorado Health Foundation, The MasterCard Foundation, and many others.
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    Alison Carlman, Senior Manager of Marketing and Communications, GlobalGiving

    Alison is Senior Manager of Marketing and Communications at GlobalGiving, the first and largest global crowdfunding community for nonprofits. Her role is to tell the story of GlobalGiving and GlobalGiving's inspiring nonprofit partners. She's also on a team working to understand, measure, articulate, and improve GlobalGiving's social impact. A Colorado native, Alison graduated from Pepperdine University, served a Kiva Fellow in Kenya, and received her graduate degrees in community development and monitoring & evaluation from South Africa's Stellenbosch University. Alison is based in Denver and works out of the Posner Center for International Development. Follow her on twitter for musings on nonprofits and social media, maternal health, first-time parenting, and storytelling in global development.
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    Alix Dunn, Executive Director and Co-Founder at The Engine Room

    Alix is a recovering researcher with a passion for applying creative solutions to difficult problems. She is a hunter and gatherer, identifying data and technology strategies that can empower social change initiatives around the world to maximize their impact and make the most of their resources. She co-founded The Engine Room and leads it to be a nimble organization that provides direct support where, when, and how initiatives need it. She sits on the board of HURIDOCS, and the Technology Advisory Council of Amnesty International. She plays a mean game of chess.
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    Amanda Babine, Director

    Amanda is currently the Director of Evaluate for Change, which trains organizations, foundations, donors, and governmental social programs to use data and evaluation in their practice – building the capacity of the social sector from within. She has worked in the nonprofit field in both a direct practice and research capacity. She has evaluated large citywide pilot programs working at Columbia University and the City University of New York (CUNY). Before transitioning into a more quantitative role, she worked at the Center for the Study of Social Policy developing a youth well-being framework while conducting Participatory Action Research (PAR) with marginalized communities throughout New York City. Amanda holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Social Work from Columbia University.
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    Ana Pinho, Knowledge Management Coordinator, WINGS

    Ana Pinho is currently WINGS' knowledge management coordinator. For the past 10 years Ana has worked for grassroots and international non-governmental organizations in Brazil and the United Kingdom on a variety of subjects including human rights, gender, adult education, and public policy. Ana joined WINGS in 2011, and since then has done extensive research and data collection on philanthropy infrastructure, contributing to different publications and projects, such as the Community Foundations Atlas. Ana coordinated the work towards WINGS' two latest reports: "Infrastructure in Focus - A Global Picture of Organizations Serving Philanthropy" and "Global Status Report on Community Foundations - 2012 Update".
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    Ananda Roberts, President, nFocus Solutions

    nFocus Solutions is the leading provider of performance management and outcome measurement to the public sector. nFocus Solutions’ clients include the United States Army, cities, states, our Nation’s First Responders, community-based organizations, and afterschool programs. As President, Ms. Roberts oversees the strategic direction and manages company operations.
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    Andrew Foote

    Andrew Foote is an analyst at Measuring Success, a group that helps nonprofits do data-driven decision-making to improve their outcomes.
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    Andrew Grabois, Manager, Corporate Philanthropy, Foundation Center

    Database manager, content developer, curator, and blogger with a good sense of what's important and interesting and the ability to encapsulate, contextualize, and communicate statistics to a broad audience.
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    Andrew Means, Head of the Beyond.Uptake Foundation and Co-Founder of The Impact Lab

    Andrew Means is Head of the Beyond.Uptake Foundation and Co-Founder of The Impact Lab. He has previously held leadership positions at The University of Chicago’s Center for Data Science & Public Policy, Groupon, and the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago. He holds a Master in Public Policy from the Harris School at the University of Chicago. Andrew is a member of the Board of Directors at Ingenuity Inc.
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    Andrew Patricio, Founder of Data Effectiveness Inc

    Andrew Patricio is the founder of Data Effectiveness Inc, focusing on helping organizations increase the return on their investment in data science and analytics. He previously was the most senior technical leader at DC Public Schools for 6 years where he led all work on data systems and data reporting. Prior to that he had an extensive career in consulting for both commercial and government clients. He no longer has hobbies other than sleep as he is busy with the data consulting company, two pre-schoolers, a pregnant wife, a sweet but very bad dog, and entirely too many youtube videos of puppies. He has a bachelor’s in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois and holds unnecessarily strong opinions on science fiction TV shows from the 80’s.
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    Andy Isaacson

    Andy Isaacson is a Forward Deployed Engineer at Palantir Technologies.
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    Angela Campbell, Founder of Agora for Good

    Angela is the founder and CEO of Agora for Good, an organization focused on bringing transparency and impact to charitable giving. Since launching the company last year, Angela has partnered with over a dozen major foundations and nonprofit leaders including the Omidyar Network, the Mulago Foundation, Ashoka and Echoing Green. Angela has advised major donors on investing over $300 million in global development, supported nonprofits, and conducted nonprofit impact evaluations and strategy projects for ten years. Her content expertise includes global health, agriculture, access to finance, pay-for-results programs, gender, and education technology. Prior to founding Agora, Angela worked at Dalberg Global Development Advisors, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, PepsiCo and the Monitor Group. Angela is originally from Hawaii and holds a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
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    Anne Hand

    Anne Hand is currently the International Resources Executive at Filantrofilia, the Mexican social rating organization. She is responsible for research and outreach to international peer and funder organizations, as well as proposal and grant writing, and institutional communications with these organizations. Ms. Hand's background includes experience with academic research, project design and implementation, as well as outreach and fundraising expertise in the social sector.
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      Anne Sherman

      Anne Sherman is Vice President, Nonprofit Strategy at Growth Philanthropy Network. Before GPN, she was Director of Strategy at TCC Group, a consultancy that assists nonprofits, foundations, and corporate community involvement programs. Prior to TCC Group, she was community initiatives manager at Minneapolis Way To Grow, a citywide school-readiness initiative.
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      Anne Whatley, Consultant

      Anne Whatley is a consultant with Network Impact providing advice, research and tools to support social change networks, foundations and the emerging field of network builder.
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      Art Taylor

      Herman “Art” Taylor is president and chief executive officer of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance which sets standards for soliciting organizations, evaluating them in relation to these standards, publishes the Wise Giving Guide, promotes charity accountability and provides a variety of materials on informed giving to individual, institutional and business donors.
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      Asha Curran, Director, Center for Innovation & Social Impact, 92nd Street Y

      The Center for Innovation leverages the power of new and social media, partnerships with outside organisations, and collaboration within 92Y's diverse programming centers to strengthen and extend the reach of 92Y's core values--intellectual exploration and dialogue, community, thought leadership and innovation as a driver of social change. Asha currently sits as Director for the Center for Innovation & Social Impact, 92nd Street.
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      Audrée Lapierre

      Audrée Lapierre is Creative Director of FFunction, a Montreal-based information design studio with a portfolio of clients including UNESCO Institute for Statistics, UN Women, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, National Geographic, Edelman and HP. Audree's work has been featured in magazines in France, The Netherlands, Mexico, China, and Spain, and she frequently speaks at international user experience and design conferences about data visualization and UI.
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      Ayo Atterberry

      Ayo Atterberry is the Director of Outcomes, Assessment, and Learning at VPP. In this role, she oversees the strategic evaluation of VPP’s work, as well as the capture of lessons learned and knowledge gained.