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Audio talks by leaders of social change

 

Audio lectures brought to you by Social Innovation Conversations, co-hosted by Stanford Social Innovation Review's Managing Editor Eric Nee.

Health

A Clear View of Social Improvement: Nazava Water Filters

Liesolette Heederick tells us about Nazava Water Filters, winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Health category for its innovative solution to lack of clean water accessibility in Indonesia.

Featuring Lieselotte Heederik | Oct. 22, 2014 | 33 minutes
 

Nonprofit Management

Stoves of Empowerment: How A Household Item is Saving Lives

Kreger describes how Potential Energy, winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Economic Empowerment category, innovatively tackles social issues as a nonprofit venture.

Featuring Michelle Kreger | Oct. 22, 2014 | 28 minutes
 

Environment

What California Can Teach Washington

At the 2013 Stanford Center for Social Innovation’s 2013 Conradin Von Gugelberg Memorial Lecture, Nichols addresses CA's cap-and-trade system and what it means for our environment.

Featuring Mary Nichols | Oct. 6, 2014 | 1 hour 21 minutes
 

Nonprofit Management

Shared Measurement and Big Data For Good

Traditional tools for evaluation and measurement fail to take into account the complexity of an interconnected and digitized world.

Featuring Kathy Brennan, Patricia Bowie, & Lucy Bernholz | Jul. 28, 2014 | 1 hour 49 minutes
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Optimized Social Responsibility Through Evaluation

Three evolving approaches to evaluation in social enterprise could change its use in a significant way.

Featuring Hallie Preskill | Jul. 18, 2014 | 31 minutes
 

Nonprofit Management

Implications for the Social Sector

In this panel discussion, experts address how the social sector must ask the right questions when developing metrics.

Featuring Lisbeth Schorr, Fay Twersky, & Alicia Grunow | Jul. 18, 2014 | 1 hour 2 minutes
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Embracing Complexity in Social Enterprise Evaluation

In this audio lecture, Brenda Zimmerman suggests approaches for addressing complexity in evaluation systems of social enterprise.

Featuring Brenda Zimmerman | Jul. 18, 2014 | 50 minutes
 

Fundraising

The Paradoxical Break In Philanthropy

Ned Breslin and Jacob Lief discuss funding for long-term impact in the current philanthropic system.

Featuring Jacob Lief & Ned Breslin | Jun. 24, 2014 | 31 minutes
 

Nonprofit Management

Responsible and Successful Collaboration

How do we prevent collaboration from sweeping through nonprofits as a passing fad?

Featuring Willa Seldon, Carolyn Nelson, & Stephanie Couch | 1 | May. 30, 2014 | 53 minutes
 

Nonprofit Management

Empowering Others to Tell Your Organization’s Story

Personal connections and influence can be crucial in garnering support for an organization’s cause.

Featuring Julie Dixon | May. 30, 2014 | 1 hour 05 minutes