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Global Issues

 

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

 

Education

Disrupting the Textbook Status Quo

Philanthropy can help educators find, create, and demand better options for students.

By Rachel Leifer & Denis Udall | Aug. 27, 2014
 
Nicolas Hazard, Groupe SOS

Health

Jobs for Better Health

Helping those excluded from the labor market reach their full potential will have a huge effect on health care and the economy.

By Nicolas Hazard | Aug. 26, 2014
 

Social Entrepreneurship

From Motivated Professional to Global Changemaker

Making the leap—15 insights on leadership and transition from the frontlines of professional education.

By Menno van Dijk & Roshan Paul | 1 | Aug. 18, 2014
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Intrapreneurship for Higher Education Reform

Three lessons for intrapreneurship’s emerging community of practice.

 

Global Issues

Replicating Parts, not the Whole, to Scale

Rather than replicating “one-size-fits-all” solutions across different settings, international development innovators need to identify the core aspects they can effectively and efficiently scale up.

 

Technology & Design

The Ethics of Innovation

An ethical framework can bridge the worlds of startup technology and international development to strengthen cross-sector innovation in the social sector.

By Chris Fabian & Robert Fabricant | 2 | Aug. 5, 2014
 

Food

Approaching Food Waste from All Sides

New technology-enabled solutions are trying to match the scale of food recovery to the scale of industrial food distribution.

 

Economic Development

Community Development Needs a Quarterback

We need to take a new, more holistic approach to creating economic opportunity.

 

Government

The Supreme Court’s First Brush with Social Enterprise

A look at how Hobby Lobby affects emerging corporate forms.

 

Education

New Models for Higher Education

Education systems that incorporate human interaction and multidimensional learning are poised to change what and how we learn.

By Matthew Abrams | 5 | Jul. 15, 2014