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




Audio talks by leaders of social change



Leveraging Twitter for Nonprofit Initiatives

What nonprofits can do to maximize their influence on Twitter and through social media in general.

Featuring Caroline Barlerin & Sammie Rayner | 1 | Dec. 6, 2014 | 40 minutes

Global Issues

From the Marine Corps to Kenya: Ending Extreme Poverty

After experience in Iraq as a part of the Marine Corps, Jake returned to business school and took on the challenge to alleviate extreme poverty. From this effort, Nuru was launched in 2008.

Featuring Jake Harriman | Oct. 23, 2014 | 13 minutes,

Nonprofit Management

Helping Donors Give Directly to Recipients

Give Directly offers a simpler, more personal route of donation - connecting donor to recipient. In this podcast, Paul discusses how technology, a commitment to efficiency, and dedication to improving the donation process on both ends, has made Give Directly a success.

Featuring Paul Niehaus | 1 | Oct. 23, 2014 | 9 minutes

Nonprofit Management

Scaling Excellence Successfully

In this podcast, Professor Sutton overviews his findings in studying methods for successfully scaling excellence and explains the importance of taking a logical and thought out approach to scaling.

Featuring Robert Sutton | Oct. 23, 2014 | 13 minutes


Bringing Technology-Based Learning to Urban Mexico

ENOVA was recently recognized as the winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Education category for its incredible social impact.

Featuring Jorge Camil Starr | 2 | Oct. 23, 2014 | 42 minutes


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

Technology & Design

Social Enterprise through Digital Design

In this audio lecture, Carl Bass, President and CEO of Autodesk, discusses at Social Innovation Summit 2013 the application of design to solve social problems.

Featuring Carl Bass | 1 | Oct. 19, 2014 | 23 minutes

Socially Responsible Business

Social Problem Solving through Innovation

This podcast, given by Chris Librie - the Senior Director of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at HP, describes the corporation's commitment to social responsibility.

Featuring Chris Librie | 1 | Oct. 19, 2014 | 15 minutes


Lessons Learned From Walking to the North and South Poles

Robert Swan, an inspirational speaker who founded 2041 and the first man to walk to both global poles, addresses his audience about the relationship between passion and reaching goals.

Featuring Robert Swan | Oct. 19, 2014 | 24 minutes