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Social Entrepreneurship

 

Innovative ideas for social entrepreneurs who tackle society’s problems

 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Bringing Social Entrepreneurship into the Classroom

Why we must leverage hands-on experience and service learning to encourage the next generation of social innovators.

By Kathleen Kelly Janus | 3 | Jun. 15, 2015
 
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Civil Society

Building With, Not For

Social good technologists working on building a more responsive and effective government need to be more inclusive of the citizens they’re trying to engage—and stop neglecting the government they already have.

By Marcia Stepanek | 1 | Jun. 9, 2015
 
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Health

Undercover Solutions

Solutions to social problems are often hidden in the most obvious places, masquerading as problems.

By Meghan Williamson | Jun. 9, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Creating a Level Playing Field for Social Innovators in Africa

By supporting local innovators, we can solve more social problems and deepen our access to new systems thinking.

By Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli | 15 | Jun. 3, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Taking the Pulse of Investment in Social Enterprise

A recent survey highlights the important role of social enterprise in poverty alleviation.

 
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Energy

Five Innovations That Will Electrify Africa

How a continent of over 1 billion off-grid customers can move from darkness to light over the next decade.

By Joshua Romisher | 29 | Apr. 24, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Time to Define What a “Hub” Really Is

Clarifying four core features that hub organizations are widely assumed to share can help us grasp their limits and possibilities as innovation intermediaries.

 

Social Entrepreneurship

Relationship Advice for Cross-Sector Collaborators

When two organizations bond across sectoral lines, how do you keep the fire going?

By Dana O’Donovan & Shruti Sehra | Mar. 23, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship: A Force for Political Stability

Three recommendations for bridging the chasm between the political elite and marginalized citizens in the Middle East.

By Gilbert Doumit | 3 | Mar. 11, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Engaging the Citizenry Through Social Enterprise

Social enterprises can help build stability in countries facing political crises by addressing root causes of civilian discontent.

By Andrew B. Lala | Mar. 3, 2015