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

 

Global Issues

Putting Politics Back Into Development

Why the international development community cannot ignore the role of politics in creating sustainable social change.

By Michael Bear Kleinman | 7 | Jun. 12, 2014
 

Technology & Design

Mobile Impact Machine

A new partnership model leverages the world’s largest interconnected industry to help break cycles of poverty.

By Matthew Bauer | 12 | Jun. 10, 2014
 

Technology & Design

Information Wants to Find People

The shift in consumer expectations and information-seeking behavior is demanding a response from social sector organizations.

By Peter Manzo | 2 | Jun. 9, 2014
 

Civil Society

Accelerating the New Macho

What social change leaders can learn from behavioral science and the experience of the 21st-century tough guys.

By Lisa Witter & Michael Feigelson | 13 | Jun. 6, 2014
 

Human Rights

Government Innovation in Child Welfare

The federal government is empowering states to improve child welfare systems using design-thinking and other innovative approaches.

By Marquis Cabrera | May. 30, 2014
 

Urban Development

Cross-Sector Partnership Leads to Cross-Issue Impact

A grassroots soccer league transcends sport to effect community-wide change.

 

Impact Investing

Student Finance: A New Frontier for Impact Investing?

Student-lending innovations from emerging markets could expand access to education.

 

Nonprofit Management

VisionSpring Aims to Provide Eyeglasses to Millions

The connection between proper vision and economic development.

By Kevin Hassey & Jordan Kassalow | 2 | May. 29, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Building Leadership Diversity: A Call to Action for Philanthropy

Philanthropy can lead the way to opportunity for young men and boys of color by supporting diverse leadership.

By Kelly Brown | 3 | May. 27, 2014
 

Government

Lessons in Mass Collaboration

Recent experience with government-convened hackathons has generated insights into the methods and instruments used to design effective mass collaboration efforts.