Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change

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Field Report

 

Profiles of innovative work

 
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Entrepreneurship and Ebola

Creating an ethically sourced apparel company in West Africa is hard enough, but when Ebola strikes, the challenges become almost insurmountable.

 
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Engaging Teens

A financial literacy program created by the Charles Schwab Foundation and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America has reached a half million teens.

 
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Bursaries for Girls

The relatively simple act of providing African girls with the money they need to stay in school has achieved significant results.

 

Growth Stage

A novel artistic strategy and a novel ticket-pricing model distinguish Signature Theatre from its counterparts on and off Broadway.

 

Finding a Niche

In Colombia, the Center for Social Innovation is exploring how much government can do to facilitate social change.

 

All in One Place

Single Stop USA provides low-income Americans with a convenient gateway to a wider range of services and benefits.

 

A Model of Health

In Nepal, a US-based nonprofit is partnering with the national government to deliver full-service medical care in remote areas.

 
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Substance Over Style

An international design award based in Denmark celebrates products and projects that aim “to improve life.”

 

Mentor for America

Thanks to the New Teacher Center, beginning educators gain support that will help them thrive in a challenging profession.

 

Making Cash Pay Off

GiveDirectly relies on high tech and hard data to test whether large cash transfers can alleviate extreme poverty.