Fighting Poverty, Designing for Happiness

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It’s not a stretch to say the fight against poverty is a concerted effort to create as much happiness as we can. Otherwise what’s the point?

by Kevin Starr

Apr 15, 2015

It’s not a stretch to say the fight against poverty is a concerted effort to create as much happiness as we can. Otherwise what’s the point? While the first step in that fight is rigorous design for impact at scale, the world literature on happiness reveals common themes that cut across cultures. Those themes can serve to tune existing programs and shape the design of new ones toward real, lasting success. Join us as we weave these two seemingly disparate elements into a coordinated approach that can help provide clarity to your mission.