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Program Outline

Day 1

  • Evening: Salesforce
    Arrival and orientation

    Group activity, icebreakers, setting the stage and dinner

Day 2

  • Morning: Tableau
    Opening, defining the challenges, introductions and setting the conversation
  • Afternoon:​ IDEO
    Designing solutions using Human Centered Design (HCD) and Appreciative Inquiry
  • Evening: Location TBA
    Reception with Community

Day 3

  • Morning: LinkedIn
    Inspired Innovation – Exploring future technology possibilities and how they can be leveraged for social impact
  • Afternoon: Box
    Exploring Catalytic Change – Focusing on the impact-centered approach to solving big challenges

Day 4

  • Morning: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
    Rethinking Social Investments - Understanding how new investment models are driving social impact and addressing big challenges
  • Afternoon: Stanford University Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society
    Philanthropy for the 21st Century - Learning from innovative approaches

    Presentations and closing ceremony with certificate presentation

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Box logo


Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Logo



Stanford Center for Philantropy and Civil Society Logo


Tuition and Deadlines | $2,500 USD

  • Fellowships for participants from the nonprofit community are available. For more information, contact

Tuition covers the following:

  • Programming
  • Catered breakfast and lunch for all three days
  • Evening receptions
  • Professional Development Certificate of Social Innovation from the University of Washington

Tuition does not cover:

  • Travel to or from San Francisco
  • Travel to and from the airport
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Dinners during the Institute (unless where specified)
  • Miscellaneous food and drinks

Faculty and Experts

Local Accommodations

For more information, please contact Akhtar Badshah at