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




Behind the scenes with leaders of social change



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


A New Source for Funding Nonprofit Mergers and Collaborations

A look into the merger of Lodestar Foundation and Sea Change Capital Partners to examine what defines "sensible collaboriation" between nonprofits.

By Jean Butzen | 4 | Aug. 8, 2011