Feb. 2, 2022

Defining Your Goals for Impact with Carlene Donnelly

Now Innovating Podcast features Carlene Donnelly, executive director of CUPS and community advisory council member for nursing


In episode 12, we speak with Carlene Donnelly who is the executive director of CUPS. Founded in 1989, CUPS works to help Calgarians escape poverty and overcome trauma. The charity's mission is to build resiliency in people through integrated healthcare, education, and housing support. Carlene's team believes in partnerships with government, research organizations, local businesses, places of worship and other charities to strengthen the broader community. One such partner is UCalgary’s Social Innovation Initiative led by Karen Benzies. Carlene talks about the importance of making decisions based on this research partnership.