Blossom: eLearning for Serious Do Gooders

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Delivering Training and Guiding Your Success


Meet our coaches, who guide you in the course content, lead group course sessions, answer questions, and help to make what you've learned actionable  in ways tailored to your need.

BLOSSOM COACH Alice-Anne Harwood

Alice-Anne is a veteran expert in nonprofit leadership. She is the founder of Carnelian, a tech start-up, and a  consultant to the nonprofit sector. 

As an architect of change, her work reflects the union of two-decades of nonprofit experience with deep interest in program design and the capture and use of meaningful data for organizational decision-making. Her astounding record in fund development shapes fundraising processes into efficient and expansive methods that move continually toward growth. Her goal is simple – to help organizations harness existing resources that empower staff and board leaders to optimize impactful, data-driven organizations.




Phillip Simon is an expert in online learning systems, having produced and managed online training projects for Yale University, Yale-New Haven Health System, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Quinnipiac University.

He is currently a senior teaching professor in the Department of Interactive Media and Design and director of the Interactive Media and Communications graduate program at Quinnipiac University. Phill has taught courses in user experience design, content strategy, visual design, photography, and project planning.

Before joining Quinnipiac in 2009, Phillip worked at Yale University as a video producer, managing editor of the Center for Advanced Instructional Media, director of the Department of Biomedical Communications, and director of Operations for Web Design and Development at the Yale School of Medicine. He has spoken at national conferences on health science communications and Web-based learning.