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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.

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
 

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
 

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
 

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
 

The Nature of the Future: From Institutions to Amplified Individuals

Technology can enable micro-contributions that allow individuals to accomplish difficult tasks in place of institutional approaches.

Featuring Marina Gorbis | May. 21, 2014 | 1 hour 09 minutes
 

The Science Behind Compassion

Dr. James Doty highlights our "compassion deficit" and the need to recognize the societal and individual benefits of altruism.

Featuring James Doty | May. 12, 2014 | 1 hour 13 minutes