About the Episode

On this episode of #CompactNationPod, Andrew talks to Raffi Grinberg, Innovation Director and co-founder of OpenMind, a free online educational platform designed to depolarize campuses, companies, organizations, and communities by equipping people with essential cognitive skills to engage constructively across difference. Listen in for a discussion about the importance of practicing intellectual humility in our own lives. Plus, get some tips about how to incorporate the OpenMind platform into your campus or community work.

Show notes


Raffi Grinberg is innovation director and co-founder of OpenMind. After graduating from Princeton, he worked as a management consultant at Bain & Company. He then managed the mental health product UpLift (an evidence-based self-help app for depression) and created DollarsEd (the app that teaches millennials everything they need to know about personal finance). He is the author of the published math textbook The Real Analysis Lifesaver and a part-time faculty member of Boston College.

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