Institute for Social Innovation

Kipnes Fund Awardees

The Institute for Social Innovation (ISI) supports research, professional development, and organizational consulting projects that build human capital and sustainable change.

Kipness Fund Awardees

The Dianne Kipnes Endowed Fund for Social Innovation supports projects from alumni of Fielding’s School of Psychology and School of Leadership Studies that demonstrate innovation and collaboration for improving the lives of individuals, organizations, or communities. Projects can consist of research and/or professional practice efforts. Applications are sought annually for projects of up to a two-year duration. For more information, contact Charles McClintock, Director of the Institute for Social Innovation (

Recipients of the 2021 Dianne Kipnes Social Innovation Award

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Myisha Driver, PhD’19

Myisha Driver, Ph.D., Class of 2019

Elizabeth Speck, PhD’11

Elizabeth Speck, Ph.D., Class of 2011

Previous Recipients

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2018 Carrie Arnold       

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