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




Behind the scenes with leaders of social change


Technology & Design

Q&A with MASS Co-founder Michael Murphy

A new generation of architects and designers are raising expectations for the public interest design movement.

By Courtney E. Martin | Feb. 7, 2012


Teachers and Social Entrepreneurs

An interview with Ellen Moir, founder and executive director of New Teacher Center (NTC).

By Curtis Chang | Dec. 29, 2011

Social Entrepreneurship

Prime Time in Afghanistan

An interview with Tom Freston, chairman of the ONE Campaign.

By Tom Freston | Dec. 13, 2011

Technology & Design

From Crowdsourcing to CouchSurfing

An interview with Casey Fenton, co-founder of CouchSurfing.

By Roshan Paul | 1 | Nov. 10, 2011
SSIR blogger Regina Ridley joined the Stanford Social Innovation Review in 2006 as publishing director.

Civil Society

Afghanistan: Update from Sakena Yacoobi

Afghan Institute of Learning Founder Sakena Yacoobi helps women and children through teacher training and health education.

By Regina Ridley | 1 | Nov. 8, 2011


Funding Collaboration

The Catalyst Fund’s Manager, Peter Kramer, explains the fund’s goal and application process for nonprofit collaborations.

By Jean Butzen | 9 | Nov. 3, 2011


An Open Source Approach to Medical Research

An interview with Stephen Friend about using using open source to encourage collaboration and share health information.

By Roshan Paul & Alexa Clay | 1 | Oct. 3, 2011

Technology & Design

Scaling Social Impact by Giving Away Value

An interview with Village Telco Founder Stephen Song about applying open source technology to social change.

By Roshan Paul & Alexa Clay | Sep. 26, 2011


How Simon Greer Became a Lover, Not a Fighter

An interview with Simon Greer before starting as president of the Nathan Cummings Foundation.

By Aaron Hurst | Sep. 8, 2011


Knight Foundation CEO on Social Transformation and the Bottom Line

An interview with Alberto Ibargüen, president of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

By Aaron Hurst | Aug. 23, 2011