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




Behind the scenes with leaders of social change



Networking to Improve

A look at how the Legacy Fund inspires philanthropic learning.

By Alison Powell & Alex Goldmark | Nov. 1, 2013

Board Governance

Transforming the Donor-Grantee Relationship

Effective giving requires strong personal relationships and networks.

By Liz London & Alex Goldmark | 3 | Oct. 25, 2013

Socially Responsible Business

Getting Results for Afghan Women

A conversation with philanthropist Connie Duckworth, founder of ARZU Studio Hope.

By Alison Powell & Alex Goldmark | Oct. 22, 2013

Socially Responsible Business

Keeping Pro Bono Projects on Track

A Q&A with Taproot Foundation’s Eileen Yang on how professionals and corporations can maximize pro bono impact.

By April Gubatina | 1 | Oct. 4, 2013

Human Rights

However Long the Night: A Q&A With Molly Melching

A discussion with the cultural entrepreneur, human rights advocate, and founder of Tostan.

By Courtney E. Martin | Jun. 27, 2013


Building Change into University DNA

Students are demanding education that will allow them to align their values with their academic and career choices—an interview with Ashoka U's Marina Kim.

By Josh Lange | Jun. 24, 2013


Balancing Act

A conversation with South African Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan.

By Rik Kirkland | Apr. 18, 2013


How Leading Philanthropists Fail Well

Five insights from results-oriented philanthropists on how to reap the benefits of failure.

By Matthew Plummer & Matthew Forti | 1 | Feb. 19, 2013


Nonprofit Collaboration and Allowing What Can Be

A look at the new Patterson Foundation.

By Jean Butzen | Oct. 15, 2012


Actionable Measurement at the Gates Foundation

A conversation with Jodi Nelson, head of measurement and evaluation.

By Matthew Forti | Aug. 29, 2012