Curriculum Partners

We love working with thought leaders to bring amazing material to our Social Innovation Fellows. Do you teach something central or related to our core curriculum? Want to join Founding Thought Partner, Andy Goodman, on this page? We'd love to hear from you


Andy Goodman

Andy Goodman is co-founder and director of The Goodman Center, which teaches communications and marketing professionals how to reach more people with more impact. Along with Storytelling as Best Practice, he is author of Why Bad Ads Happen to Good Causes and Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes. He also publishes a monthly journal, free-range thinking, to share best practices in the field of public interest communications.

Andy is internationally known for his speeches and workshops on storytelling and has led over 500 workshops for clients including CARE, The Nature Conservancy, NOAA, the San Diego Zoo, MIT, Princeton, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, GE, Bank of America, and many others.

He developed the central Storytelling curricula for the College for Social Innovation, and recently designed a course on storytelling and presenting skills for the African Leadership University. When not teaching, traveling, or recovering from teaching and traveling, Andy serves on the board of directors of Imagine LA, a nonprofit working to end family homelessness in Los Angeles.

For more information about his work, please visit