Debi Blizard

Director of Social Impact, Intentional Futures

Leading iF’s Social Impact practice, Debi is passionate about helping organizations translate good intentions into meaningful actions that have a positive impact. She draws from 15 years experience in consumer research, strategic consulting and human-centered design working with mission-driven organizations like: GM, Google Education, Patagonia, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The Walton Enterprise. Debi has led projects across Asia Pacific, Europe and North America and believes that change starts with curiosity.

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Intentional Collaboration is a Group Effort (Part 1 of 4)

Posted on June 10, 2021 by Debi Blizard, Zoe True

Courtesy of Brooke Cagle on Unsplash As philanthropists lean into global challenges like climate change and economic inequality, it is easy to see that no one person or organization can shift the tide on these issues by themselves. To move the needle on these complex problems we must understand how to work together better, both externally with our partners as… Read More

How can 21st century collaboration enable greater social impact?

Posted on June 10, 2021 by Debi Blizard, Zoe True

As philanthropists lean into global challenges like climate change and economic inequality, it is easy to see that no one person or organization can shift the tide on these issues by themselves. To move the needle on these complex problems we must understand how to work together better, both externally with our partners as well as internally across groups and… Read More

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