Kathleen Kelly Janus

  Kathleen Kelly Janus  is a lecturer at Stanford University and co-founder of Spark,
Kathleen Kelly Janus is a lecturer at Stanford University and co-founder of Spark,

Kathleen Kelly Janus

Keynote: “The Foundations of Social Startup Success”

Kathleen Kelly Janus, author of the bestselling book Social Startup Success: How the Best Nonprofits Launch, Scale Up and Make a Difference, has spent the last five years researching why some organizations succeed and scale, and others do not. In this keynote you will hear an insiders perspective on her research and the five key strategies she believes are critical to organizational success.

Measuring Impact Workshop

Measuring impact is both one of the most important factors of organizational success, as well as one of the most challenging strategies for nonprofit organizations to master. In this workshop you will learn from Kathleen Kelly Janus, author of Social Startup Success, new practical tips and tools for how to measure the impact of your work including how to focus on measuring what matters, how to lead a theory of change workshop and develop key performance indictors to ensure you are on track toward achieving your goals, as well as how to use data to tell your story.


Kathleen Kelly Janus is a social entrepreneur, author and lecturer at Stanford University. As an expert on philanthropy, millennial engagement and scaling early stage organizations, her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Tech Crunch and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is the co-founder of Spark, the largest network of millennial donors in the world. Based in the heart of the Silicon Valley, her new book, Social Startup Success, features best practices for early stage nonprofit organizations based on a five-year research project interviewing hundreds of top-performing social entrepreneurs.