We have significantly more students this year, despite the pandemic and its uncertainties. This suggests our course resonates and people are seeking new ways to navigate current uncertainties. We have worked furiously over the last six months to turn a campus-based experience into a rewarding, distanced, virtual one. We think, and our students confirm, that we’ve managed it. While we worked to move things online we discovered a few things along the way:
Six months on from the introduction of lockdown measures in the UK, we asked three philanthropists to reflect on how they have responded to the Covid-19 crisis so far. Zaki Cooper, Philanthropy Adviser spoke to Sir Lloyd Dorfman, Fran Perrin and Sonal Sachdev Patel and we recorded their conversations in three short videos.
Marshall Institute Practitioner in Residence Emily Kasriel introduces her Deep Listening project
When people are listened to sensitively, they tend to listen to themselves with more care and to make clear exactly what they are feeling and thinking- Psychologist Carl Rogers
Most of us think we are above-average listeners. I come from the field of journalism, and journalists are especially confident […]
With social problems expected to soar in coming months, Dr Lígia Teixeira of the Centre for Homelessness Impact examines what is needed to help tackle homelessness more effectively in the UK.
The Centre for Homelessness Impact (CHI) aims to inspire government at all levels to make more and better use of data and evidence when making important decisions about tackling […]
This blog post appeared originally on the LSE School of Public Policy Blog here
By Corinna Rafferty, Anya Nelson, Konstantin Sietzy, Santiago Salazar and Marian Woodward
For seven months, our team of five MPA and MPP students were ‘Causa Capital’. This was in preparation for the 2020 global MIINT (short for MBA Impact Investing Network & Training) investment competition, in which we […]
Julien Cornebise is a mathematician who wants to help non-profits use Artificial Intelligence. After leaving DeepMind in 2016, Julien began working pro-bono for Amnesty International, helping them scale up their analysis of satellite images of Darfur to gather evidence for a 2016 campaign to highlight atrocities taking place there. He also helped develop a tool to track abuse of […]
As the end of 2019 approaches, we share some of the books we’ve been reading at The Marshall Institute that have sparked conversation and proved provocative. Each have a connection in some way with the mission of the Institute.
Stephan Chambers, Institute Director:
Paul Collier, The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties
Our conversation with Paul Collier and The Philanthropy Workshop […]