Who We Are

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy (CHIP) is the only university-based center with a singular focus on philanthropy for social impact. Founded as a collaboration between the School of Social Policy & Practice and alumni of the Wharton School, it is a trusted source of knowledge and education to help donors around the world do more good.

Our multi-disciplinary team’s work is characterized by a focus on social impact, an approach that leverages the best available information, and a commitment to making our guidance available and actionable for a wide-range of impact-focused funders.

Our Team

Our senior team has substantive experience on a range of domestic and international issues; evaluation and program design; and strategy and operations. Our backgrounds and networks allow us to quickly ramp up our project-based capacity through strategic use of consultants, fellows, practitioners, academics, and graduate and undergraduate research assistants. Core team members’ backgrounds and our network also allow us to synthesize information across a wide array of disciplines to determine the most promising approaches for achieving positive, social change.

Kat-Rosqueta

Kat Rosqueta

Founding Executive Director, Adjunct Faculty
rosqueta@sp2.upenn.edu

Anne-FeroIa

Anne Ferola

Director, Education & Strategic Partnerships
aferola@sp2.upenn.edu

Sarah-Gormley

Sarah Gormley

Associate Director, Administration and Knowledge Management
gormley@sp2.upenn.edu

Kate-Hovde

Katherine Hovde

Senior Advisor, Education
hovdek@sp2.upenn.edu

Amber-Hu

Amber Hu

Communications and Marketing Fellow
amberhu@upenn.edu

Hanh-La

Hanh La

Senior Advisor, Applied Research & Analysis
hanhla@mail.med.upenn.edu

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Richard A. Marker

Faculty Co-Director for Executive Education Programs
marker@WisePhilanthropy.com

Carol-McLaughlin

Carol McLaughlin

Senior Advisor, Global Public Health
carolmc@sp2.upenn.edu

Faculty Fellows

Our Center’s home in Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) provides a unique opportunity to engage preeminent scholars and graduate students committed to social justice, social impact, and positive social change. Starting in the Fall of 2017, our inaugural faculty fellows program represents a more structured opportunity for faculty experts to contribute to our work. In addition to ensuring the rigor of CHIP’s guidance, program participation helps expand researchers’ networks and perspectives in a way that strengthens future scholarship, especially by affiliated post docs and other graduate students. Find the bios of our 2017-2018 Faculty Fellows here.

Recent Alumni

Kate-Barrett

Kate Barrett

Senior Manager of Community Affairs, Campbell Soup Company;
formerly Project Director

Kyle-Sherman

Kyle Sherman

Senior Associate, DeBoer Foundation, Inc.;
formerly Social Impact Fellow

Danielle-Wolfe

Danielle Wolfe

Executive Director, M. Night Shyamalan Foundation;
formerly Senior Analyst

Cecily-Wallman-Stokes

Cecily Wallman-Stokes

Advisor, The Behavioural Insights Team;
formerly Senior Analyst

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Blair Glencorse

Executive Director, Accountability Lab;
formerly Social Impact Fellow

Gotz-Bechtolsheimer

Götz Bechtolsheimer

Formerly Social Impact Fellow