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Learn how we advance the field of social impact by educating and inspiring marketers, communicators, fundraisers and journalists to work together.

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Dive into our applied research about how to use brain science through altruism, empathy and efficacy. 

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Hear our exclusive interview with Dr. Jane Goodall about how she uses social impact strategy to drive her iconic work.

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Learn more about how we bring Georgetown University’s values to life by working within the School of Continuing Studies.

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What We Do

Georgetown University’s Center for Social Impact Communication is a research and action center dedicated to increasing social impact through the power of marketers, communicators, fundraisers and journalists working together. As part of the University’s School of Continuing Studies, the Center accomplishes its mission of educating and inspiring practitioners and students through applied research, graduate courses, community collaborations and thought leadership.

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Our Impact

The Center inspires practitioners and graduate students to define their purpose so they can create impact within their organizations and for our global community.

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Storytellers Trained

Cause Consultants Trained

Through courses and projects, our graduate students have provided 102K hours of pro-bono service worth $14M to socially oriented organizations across sectors. And the numbers keep growing.

Social impact practitioners across the globe have become strategic storytellers thanks to our signature research and trainings.

We’ve built a global community of integrated changemakers through our signature graduate course, Cause Consulting, offered by Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies.

Our Team

We’re researchers, educators and strategists who believe that igniting the joint power of marketers, communicators, fundraisers and journalists leads to great results.

From Our Magazine

The Blur shares actionable insights from social impact thinkers at Georgetown University and beyond.

How Social Media is Reshaping Today’s Education System

How Social Media is Reshaping Today’s Education System

by Lori Wade There’s no denying that, ever since social networks and social media made way into our lives, everything is different. ...

Changing Perspective to Change the World

Changing Perspective to Change the World

by Kelley Slone How do you know if you are truly making a difference in this world? How can change happen? How can the world really use

CSR Matters: Harnessing Emotional Insights to Bring Brand Purpose to Life

CSR Matters: Harnessing Emotional Insights to Bring Brand Purpose to Life

by Ryan Rudominer CSR Matters: Harnessing Emotional Insights to Bring Brand Purpose to Life A Q&A with Billee Howard, CEO, ...

Why Public Relations Should Play a Role in Your Social Media Marketing

Why Public Relations Should Play a Role in Your Social Media Marketing

by Paul Bates The use and impact of social media marketing have drastically increased in recent years. With every person, from baby ...

Fake News Is As Real As We Make It To Be

Fake News Is As Real As We Make It To Be

by Michael Fox I just finished a well-written piece on healthcare reform. The author did a brilliant exposition on profit-driven ...

How To Use Blogging As a Promotional Tool for Non-Profit Endeavors

How To Use Blogging As a Promotional Tool for Non-Profit Endeavors

by Olivia Ryan Most professionals in nonprofit sector consider marketing to be a dishonest and guileful way to run your operations. ...

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