• Craft Win-Win Strategies for Customer Success

    Taught By
    Anjali Yadav Associate Director of District Success, CommonLit

    Secrets to keeping your customers happy from CommonLit’s customer success expert.

    As a tech nonprofit, you want to get your product into the hands of more people who need it. Enter: your customers. No, we’re not talking about your end users. We’re talking about the partners who leverage your product in their communities. It’s your job to keep these partners engaged, since customer success drives your success, too. Anjali Yadav, Associate Director of District Success at CommonLit, is here to guide you. In this class, she’ll share: 

    • How to design a winning customer experience and resulting account management strategy
    • How to drive customer retention by leveraging data around product engagement
    • Secrets to keeping partners engaged and happy


    Anjali YadavAnjali Yadav is the Associate Director of District Success at CommonLit, a free platform equipping educators with high-quality, standards-aligned literacy tools. Anjali is an expert at managing customer relationships and has helped CommonLit develop an incredible customer success strategy. Currently, Anjali's team manages 170 school districts that use CommonLit's paid, add-on tools and supports. CommonLit, a Fast Forward '16 alum, is now used in 75,000 schools across the country and has reached over 20 million teachers and students. Anjali graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in communications studies and a minor in business.



Learn from experts on topics specific to the tech nonprofit experience, all for free. You’ll have a front-row seat to conversations that get to the heart of how to level up your social impact work.


With tactics and new frameworks in-hand, you’ll walk away feeling unblocked and empowered to leverage new learnings within your organization.


You’ll find yourself in the company of peers who believe in - and are building - social impact tech. A supportive community of impact-driven leaders awaits you.

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