Multimedia Resources

Multimedia Resources



In the Just Economics podcast, economist Ioana Marinescu (, associate professor of public policy at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice and research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research explores what we actually know about how policies and labor markets work, including the science behind job creation and unemployment insurance. Each episode introduces the work of an eminent scholar whose research provides evidence that empowers us to create a more just world. In some episodes, Ioana will be joined by her colleague, Katherina ‘Kat’ Rosqueta, founding executive director of Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy and adjunct faculty at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice. Together, Ioana and Kat will discuss the implications of the guest scholar’s research, with Ioana focusing on the policy implications, and Kat focusing on the implications for philanthropy – i.e., private action for public good.

Listen here. 

Do One Better! Podcast with Albert Lidji

Founding Executive Director of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy, Kat Rosqueta, joins Alberto Lidji on the Do One Better! Podcast to discuss social impact, strengthening democracy through philanthropy, and knowledge sharing in philanthropy. Kat speaks passionately about the power of philanthropy and notes that high impact philanthropy is not about how much you give but, rather, it’s about how you give.

Listen on the Do One Better! website


How Philanthropy Can Strengthen Democracy

CHIP Founding Executive Director Kat Rosqueta joined host Julie Rose on BYU Radio on Sirius XM’s Top of Mind show to discuss how philanthropy can help strengthen democracy.

How We Can Put Civility Back into Civic Engagement

Katherina Rosqueta and Conor Carroll, from Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy, and Harris Sokoloff, from Penn’s Graduate School of Education, discuss a new guide to strengthening democracy on a Wharton Business Radio podcast.

Giving to Disaster Relief Organizations

Kyle Sherman, Social Impact Fellow at the Center, was interviewed by KQED Radio about the American Red Cross Sunshine Act and how donors can make a impact when it comes to giving to disaster relief organizations. See the full article here.

Center on Mission Related Investments

Carra Cote-Ackah and Dick Henriques, both Senior Fellows at the Center, discuss what are mission investments, why they are used, and challenges faced with this type of investment.

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