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 Fielding alumni that demonstrate innovation and collaboration for improving the lives of individuals, organizations, or communities. Applications are announced in January for projects of up to a two-year duration. For more information, contact Charles McClintock, Director of the Institute for Social Innovation (email@example.com).
Recipient of the 2022 Dianne Kipnes Social Innovation Award
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Aiden Hirshfield, Ph.D., Class of 2019
Media Psychology Program alum Aiden Hirshfield, Ph.D.’19, is the 2022 recipient of the Dianne Kipnes Social Innovation Award. The Award will partially fund his project, Providing Critical Support for ASL Interpreters in the Mental Health Setting. The project goals are to support and offer additional educational opportunities to American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters who face considerable occupational stress and financial challenges.