In partnership with the Berkeley Haas Career Management Group (CMG), Social Impact Career Advisors is a pilot program that provides students with the opportunity to meet CSSL faculty and staff for 30-minute, 1-on-1 sessions in March and April 2023 to receive guidance and suggestions for social impact career paths. Advisors bring deep experience working with nonprofits, foundations, government agencies, and corporations across a range of sectors including environment, education, and health.
Availability is limited and time slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. To sign-up for this opportunity, please visit CMG Bears and search for Social Impact Career Chats.
Spring 2023 Advisors
Colin Boyle is an educator and consultant who has spent most of his career at the intersection of the public, private and social sectors. From 2012 to 2020, Colin was Deputy Director for the Institute for Global Health Sciences (IGHS) at the University of California, San Francisco, where he oversaw efforts to grow the Institute’s research and education programs. Prior to his move into academia, Colin was a Partner and Managing Director with The Boston Consulting Group in San Francisco, where he worked with clients in the health care sector, global health, and philanthropy. He has served on the Board of the Oakland Museum of California and the Bay Area Global Health Alliance. He teaches graduate-level courses on management, strategy, and impact measurement in the social sector.
Joe Dougherty is a Partner at Dalberg Advisors, where he also served as Managing Director of the Americas region and Global Managing Partner (acting). He has worked as a trusted advisor to nonprofit organizations, foundations, government agencies, and leading corporations for twenty-five years and has worked in thirty countries across a range of sectors including education, agriculture, health, and financial services. His past clients include USAID and the World Bank along with several UN agencies, the Gates, Skoll, Hewlett and Rockefeller Foundations as well as Visa, Google, Intel, Facebook, Citibank, Bank of the West, and the cities of San Francisco, Richmond, and San Jose. He has also served on the Board of Directors of several nonprofits and teaches courses in social impact consulting, nonprofit leadership, and social enterprise at Haas.
Nora Silver is the Founder and Faculty Director of the Center for Social Sector Leadership and Adjunct Professor at University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business. She is a serial entrepreneur, having founded and led a number of nonprofit social enterprises and created a foundation collaborative on volunteerism/community service. As an organizational consultant, Nora has worked with hundreds of organizations worldwide – including nonprofits such as Consumers Union and National Judicial College, corporations such as UPS and Levi Strauss, governments of Singapore and Hong Kong, foundations, and universities – on strategy and organizational development, cross-sector collaboration, community engagement, and board and executive development.
Patty Debenham, PhD is the Executive Director of the Center for Social Sector Leadership. Patty is a strategy consultant with 25 years of experience developing and implementing evidence-based strategies to solve large complex problems. Patty worked with Tiffany & Co. to start a movement to protect precious corals in collaboration with fashion jewelry icons. Patty also worked with brands such as Coca Cola and Dow to make the problem of ocean trash a priority for companies, nonprofits, and foundations. Patty previously helped set up the Berkeley Center for the Science of Psychedelics. She has deep connections with foundation and nonprofit leaders in climate change, environmental, and education.
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