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

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Global Issues

 

Innovations that address global challenges such as education, environment, and health

 

Misdiagnosing Science

A survey of obstacles to innovation focuses erroneously on the supposed caution of university-based scientists.

 

Becoming a Woman

A growing number of Maasai in Kenya are ending female circumcision and replacing it with other coming-of-age rituals.

 

The Resilience Dividend

In The Resilience Dividend, Judith Rodin addresses how individuals, communities, and organizations have built resilience in the aftermath of disasters, and why resilience is an urgent socio-economic issue.

By Judith Rodin | Jan. 20, 2015
 

Soar: How Boys Learn, Succeed, and Develop Character

Soar: How Boys Learn, Succeed, and Develop Character is the story of the Eagle Academy and of the joys and challenges in educating and serving at-risk boys as they become young men.

 

Smartcuts

Smartcuts analyzes the smart shortcuts various successful people take via "lateral thinking" so that all workers and thinkers can be encouraged to work smarter.

By Shane Snow | Dec. 2, 2014
 
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Cheap and Clean

Cheap and Clean explores how, more than anything else, beliefs about the costs and environmental harms associated with certain fuels drive opinions about energy and climate change policy.

 

You Go Girl

The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program has produced more than 3,600 murals throughout the city.

 
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The Hidden Pitfalls of Inclusive Innovation

What business leaders need to know to create successful products and services for the poor in emerging markets.

 

Planned Performance

Here's how the International Planned Parenthood Federation is working to build a new global performance culture. Includes magazine extras.

 

Feeding Relationships

Social capital has enabled Second Harvest Japan to overcome cultural resistance to its operating model. Includes magazine extras.