Monday, July 11, 2011

Fitzgerald Analytics to Participate in Innovative Philanthropy Conference

Fitzgerald Analytics co-founders Jaime Fitzgerald and Naoko Fitzgerald,  together with teammate Justin Goldbach, will take part in The Nexus: Global Youth Summit on Innovative Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneurship, thanks to the invitation of conference organizer, Daniel Karpantschof.  The conference is scheduled for July 26-29 in New York City.

Jaime will join a panel discussion on Metrics of Philanthropy and Impact, where he will share thoughts on how FA’s Analytics Pathway methodology, with it's emphasis on clarity of cause and effect, can be applied to improve results in the social sector, just as it has generated millions of dollars in profits for private sector clients of Fitzgerald Analytics.  

Jaime’s co-panelists include:
  1. Doug Mellinger, the Founder of Foundation Source
  2. Laura Rawlings, Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at the World Bank.
  3. David PritchardHead of Measurement and Evaluation at New Philanthropy Capital 
  4. Jeni Klugman (UNDP, Director of the Human Development Report Office 
  5. The panel will be moderated by Brian Muraresku, an attorney at the Inter-American Development Bank.
Fitzgerald Analytics, a New York City-based firm, helps its clients - from Fortune 1000 companies to data-driven start-ups to international non-profits - achieve extraordinary results by maintaining a clear line-of-site between business objectives and the analytics and data management programs which support them.  The firm has made a long-term commitment to supporting the social sector by applying its tools and expertise to enhance non-profit outcomes.

Justin Goldbach, who recently spoke on the topic of social entrepreneurship at IE Business School in Madrid, Spain, is helping out with pre-conference logistics.

Note:  Laura Rawlings of the World Bank recently published a great book on measurement in the social sector, entitled Impact Evaluation in Practice, which we highly recommend....