GLOBAL SOCIAL IMPACT CONSULTING & MEDIA DEVELOPMENT

OUR AGGREGATED 50 YEARS CLIENT EXPERIENCE

We are a consulting firm specializing in social responsibility strategy and global media development for social impact. For decades, we have been leaders in philanthropy, media and public affairs. Now, we are combining these arenas to help brands and organizations carry out their social missions.

We advise public, private and government organizations seeking to make strategic, large-scale investments that address global social issues.

We have delivered effective messages to youth and adults across the globe in over 140 countries and 40 languages. We can help improve knowledge, shift attitudes, and change behaviors on social issues and towards “others.”

We are a consulting firm specializing in social responsibility strategy and global media development for social impact. For decades, we have been leaders in philanthropy, media and public affairs. Now, we are combining these arenas to help brands and organizations carry out their social missions.

We advise public, private and government organizations seeking to make strategic, large-scale investments that address global social issues.

We have delivered effective messages to youth and adults across the globe in over 140 countries and 40 languages. We can help improve knowledge, shift attitudes, and change behaviors on social issues and towards “others.”

How we understand social issues is largely shaped by communication and media. When messaging is done right, media has the power to educate and mobilize communities, to spark discussion and debate, and to advocate policy change. Over time, attitudes can be shifted on a widespread level to benefit both the organization and society as a whole. Our goal is to help clients address global social issues in a sustainable, scalable and measurable way.

How we understand social issues is largely shaped by communication and media. When messaging is done right, media has the power to educate and mobilize communities, to spark discussion and debate, and to advocate policy change. Over time, attitudes can be shifted on a widespread level to benefit both the organization and society as a whole. Our goal is to help clients address global social issues in a sustainable, scalable and measurable way.

OUR SERVICES

CONNECT OPPORTUNITIES

BRAND POSITIONING  & PR

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

PUBLIC & PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS

COMMUNICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT

PROGRAM STRATEGY & IMPLEMENTATION

OUR SERVICES

CONNECT OPPORTUNITIES

BRAND POSITIONING  & PR

PUBLIC & PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS

COMMUNICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

PROGRAM STRATEGY & IMPLEMENTATION

Our access to leaders in media, business, government and education allows us to equip our clients with the networks needed to turn aspiration into tangible influence. We co-create courses of action with our clients that span from media campaigns to strategic partnerships, then we help implement the tactics and communicate and quantify the impact.

Our access to leaders in media, business, government and education allows us to equip our clients with the networks needed to turn aspiration into tangible influence. We co-create courses of action with our clients that span from media campaigns to strategic partnerships, then we help implement the tactics and communicate and quantify the impact.

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

AGENTS OF CHANGE

TOGETHER FOR GOOD

FOCUS AREA

TEAM

Mario Cader-Frech

CSR Media Expert

Fabian Koss

PPPs Expert

GIULIA D’AMICO

Education & Technology Expert

MICHELLE VEGA

Social Impact Executive Assistant

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Mario Cader-Frech is a Corporate Social Responsibility Media Executive and Cultural Entrepreneur.

Cader-Frech currently serves as Media & Entertainment Liaison for the Religious Literacy Project at Harvard Divinity School. A role created to bring together media professionals and scholars of media, religion, and business to foster critical reflection and collaborative relationships to improve religious literacy of the American public. On-screen representations shape our understanding of the worlds religions off-screen and influence our behavior towards “others.” Producing content with accurate representations of religious themes or characters (allegorical, implicit or explicit) will inspire audiences to reduce conflict and antagonism.

Before joining Harvard, Cader-Frech worked for nearly 15 years at Viacom International, as Senior Vice President Public Affairs & Social Responsibility, responsible for a creative team tapping the power of MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Vh1, and Paramount’s unparalleled connection to youth and children to deliver social responsible messages utilizing fresh approaches on behalf of the United Nations, International non-profit partners, and private sector brands. Cader-Frech was the creator of MTV Agents of Change and Nickelodeon Together For Good, two global campaigns designed to celebrate kids, young people and celebrities across the world who are making a positive difference in their communities on a wide array of social issues; reaching nearly a billion cumulative subscribers in more than 160 countries and territories, via television programming, special events, consumer products, digital offerings, recreation, books, and films.

Cader-Frech was born in El Salvador and completed his Masters in International Affairs at Georgetown University and a Graduate Certificate in Religious Studies and Education at Harvard University - a two year program that provides a variety of settings with a multidisciplinary foundation for approaching the study of religion in contexts focused on learning about religion from a nonsectarian perspective and a cultural lens.

He serves on numerous boards including the Latin American and Caribbean Fund at The Museum of Modern Art in New York; the Youth Orchestra of the Americas; and Y.ES Contemporary Art - an art program of his namesake foundation.

Cader-Frech is an avid Contemporary Art Collector, is a founding member of Art Basel Global Patrons Committee, and has received prestigious awards such as Distinguished Salvadoran, the Ten Year recognition from the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, and the My Hero Award from Aid For AIDS International.

Specialties: Branding/Identity :: 360 Marketing, Communications, PR & Sales Campaigns :: Philantropy :: Corporate Social Responsibility :: Digital Media :: Music Industry :: Millenial Savvy :: Entrepreneur & Self Starter.

Fabian worked for 24 years at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), as a senior specialist and team leader.In 1995, he was appointed youth liaison and was responsible for organizing the IDB-Isreal youth forum, which was the first time that a multi-lateral bank brought together young leaders from around the world to discuss development issues.Fabian was one of the founders of the Inter-American working group on youth development, a consortium of international donor agencies, which increased resource support and promoted learning around effective youth development programs in the hemisphere.

He led and developed various programs & international partnerships with the public & private sector.He was instrumental in creating the partnership, which united CDI Brazil, Microsoft, and StarMedia together with the IDB to launch the CDI Americas Initiative to help bridge the "digital divide” in Latin America.

Fabian facilitated the creation of awareness building campaigns with major international media networks to promote the active participation of young people in the development process.He was responsible for forging the partnership with the IDB and MTV Latin America.This strategic alliance with MTV produced numerous projects, which highlighted that young people are part of the solution to challenges in their communities.

He spearheaded the IDB's Sports for Development Initiative.This initiative uses the power of sports to help youth take advantage of social and economic advancement opportunities.The initiative has four areas of focus: youth development, health and wellness, social inclusion, and violence prevention.Through this initiative, partnerships have been established with governments, Coca-Cola, Fifa, NBA, NFL, Nike Foundation, UN, USAID, FC Barcelona, Gatorade, Real Madrid, among many others.

In 2000, the IDB youth program received the United Nations World Youth Award for its achievement in implementing the UN worldprogram of action for youth.

In 1999, Fabian founded the Many Hats Institute (MHI). MHI is an international organization that is dedicated to improving the conditions for children worldwide. It is supported by a network of renowned professionals from diverse backgrounds, who raise funds and provide assistance to promote community development and engage young leaders to become resources for their communities. Initiatives have included a Placido Domingo concert to raise funds for the victims of an earthquake in El Salvador. MHI has teamed up with the World Wildlife Fund, Nature Conservancy, Harvard Business School, Mastercard and AOL among others to leverage the time, talent and resources of the “many hatters” from around the world.

Fabian serves on various boards including Company E, Sports for Sharing, Medora Ventures and Reach Your Peak. He has spoken at numerous world economic forum events, Clinton global initiative annual meetings and a host of United Nations ministerial sessions.

Fabian was born in Argentina and completed his BA in public affairs at the American University and a graduate certificate in public relations at New York University.

my dream + ambition

I love to create something out of nothing, taking on audacious challenges and making things happen. So, I dream to drive innovation as part of a company leadership team that values the intersection of design, technology and education, product + social impact who are not afraid to leverage bleeding edge trends to solve future consumer needs.

About Giulia:

Giulia has expertise in technology, education, social transformative projects and government relations, with a special focus on emerging and developing countries. For over a decade she has been developing products, programs and youth policies for LEGO, MIT Media-lab One Laptop Per Child (OLPC), the Italian Government working closely with international institutions. As CEO of OLPC, she led the growth of the program expanding it in over 85 countries across the world.

Her work with the United Nations agencies focuses on developing public-private partnerships frameworks to support Governments and local stakeholders in innovating their school systems and fostering employability to their young populations. Giulia is Italian by origin, have lived in various geographies and she is an advocate for youth empowerment promoting social inclusion through innovation.

Michelle provides administrative support to the KC social impact team. You can contact her at michelle@kcsocialimpactlab.com