Current Brainstorming Sessions


Summer & Fall 2022 Brainstorm Sessions will be held through our pilot partnership with KIN.

To continue to serve our mission of providing alumni opportunities to create positive social impact for the Summer and Fall of 2022, HBS Community Partners of Northern California is pleased to share a pilot partnership with Knowledge Impact Network (KIN).

Knowledge Impact Network (KIN) is a global NGO that unites leaders and social entrepreneurs to share knowledge that scale social impact.  Led by the former Community Partners Executive Director, Elaine MacDonald, KIN offers curated opportunities for purpose-driven leaders from a variety of networks (such as YPO and HBS alumni) to share their skills, insights and connections to unlock the potential of social ventures.

KIN facilitates knowledge exchange through platforms such as 90-minute Catalyze Sessions (similar to Community Partners’ brainstorming sessions) and Deep Dive Projects (similar to Community Partners’ Consulting Projects.)  Social ventures served may have a national or global focus, and their missions must involve supporting core human needs (food, water, shelter, or health), making education more accessible, expanding economic opportunity for all, or mitigating climate risk.

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