Our boutique consultancy brings methods of rapid learning from the tech sector to the social sector to help you achieve challenging social change goals.

We help mission-driven organizations collect and use evidence to make better decisions more quickly and ultimately change the world. We work rapidly, developing hypotheses and experiments that navigate uncertainty by nurturing adaptation. We are designers, researchers, strategists, and activists and we want to make social change more effective.

Click below to schedule a free consultation to find out whether the #DoBigGood approach is right for you.


Videos

Check Your Social Impact Logic

Theory of Change… Explained!

How to Create Social Impact Metrics


Methods

User-Centered Design • Social Science Research • Metrics Development • Minimum Viable Products • IMPACT Dashboards • User Interviews • Theory of Change • Ecosystem Analysis • Surveys • Iteration • Co-Design • Debriefs • content analysis • Logic Models • user Personas • Adaptation • Experiments • and more…


Portfolio


Clients

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Case Studies

 

VR Action Lab, a project exploring the value of virtual reality to combat bullying.

VR Action Lab, a project exploring the value of virtual reality to combat bullying.

Supporting Mike in launching LANORA, impact measurement software for nonprofits.

Supporting Mike in launching LANORA, impact measurement software for nonprofits.

Supporting Crystal in launching Disabled for a Day

Supporting Crystal in launching Disabled for a Day

Supporting Jim and the Interface Project in course correcting their media strategy to more effectively defend the rights of intersex people

Supporting Jim and the Interface Project in course correcting their media strategy to more effectively defend the rights of intersex people


Testimonials

 
Among the materials we provided in our application was the impact plan, which we are certain added to the strength of the project.
— Media activism client (USA, 2018)
A simple email conversation with you clarified our approach and validated our thinking….
— Private coaching client (USA, 2016)
 
The staff really enjoyed working with Mary. Everything was very easy but also very productive.
— Nonprofit client (Lithuania, 2012)
Concrete, always focused on the issue at hand, and offering step-by-step solutions to strategic problems, good easy to understand exercise.
— Workshop participants (Norway, 2011)
Mary is an amazing strategist. She helps groups communicate strategically to advance advocacy goals…. She is hardworking, dedicated, and patient, and it’s a sheer pleasure to work with her.
— Foundation client (USA, 2015)
This training was very interactive and it pushed participants to create and produce, which is amazing!
— Workshop participants (Morocco, 2009)
[My favorite part was] Mary’s presentation on media outreach. It was interesting, clear, helpful and excellently conducted.
— Workshop participant (USA, 2009)
Thanks, Mary, it was very enriching and I am sure to share what I have learned… in order to lead our nonprofit’s work in the right direction.
— Workshop participant (Morocco, 2009)