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SSIR’s hub for students, young professionals, and others new to social innovation

 

Education

Students Partner for World Change

Apprenticeship opportunities are few and far between in the highly competitive and ever-developing field of social innovation.

By Todd Manwaring | Oct. 21, 2011
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Israeli and Palestinian Entrepreneurs Build Businesses and Friendships

Israeli and Palestinian students can learn about integration through the film Remember the Titans.

By Ted Grossman | Aug. 25, 2011
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

The Rise of Kant, MBA

The Age of Social Entrepreneurship and Enterprise is upon us.

By Scott Hartley | Jul. 6, 2011
 
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Technology & Design

Academic-Nonprofit Partnerships Can Pick Up Where Student Innovators Leave Off

Academic-nonprofit, cross-sector partnerships have immense potential to influence long-term development, dissemination, and diffusion of technologies.

By Diana Jue | Jun. 29, 2011
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Now What? Young Leaders Are Changing the World by Working for Themselves

Growing numbers of young people are making an about face—turning their backs on working for “the man” and creating their own ventures.

By Carol Sanford | 23 | Jun. 14, 2011
 
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Nonprofits

Back to the Future: Will We See a New Generation of Nonprofit Organizations in 2011?

There are new leaders coming into the nonprofit sector with ideas that have the potential to change the way social change happens. It’s time to ask some new questions.

By Rosetta Thurman | 1 | Jan. 19, 2011
 
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Nonprofits

3 Reasons Why You Should Stay in Your First Nonprofit Job for at Least a Year

If you do a great job and make the most of your network of peers and colleagues, you’ll be well on your way to creating a successful nonprofit career path.

By Rosetta Thurman | 4 | Nov. 10, 2010
 
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Nonprofits

Unhappy at Your Nonprofit Job? Maybe It’s Not Them, It’s You

Three ways to improve your job satisfaction without leaving your organization.

By Rosetta Thurman | 2 | Aug. 10, 2010
 
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Nonprofit Management

The Nonprofit Sector Needs More Buffalo

We need to face the challenges in our communities head-on and charge right through the fear and uncertainty for the greater good.

By Rosetta Thurman | May. 28, 2010
 
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Nonprofits

Four Ways to Create a Successful Nonprofit Career Path

A few ideas to consider if you’re trying to figure out how to create your own path.

By Rosetta Thurman | May. 17, 2010