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Innovative ideas to help leaders of nonprofits and NGOs be more effective

 

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

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 | 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
 

Human Rights

Delivering Clean Water Using Solar-Powered Pipelines

TOHL was recently recognized as the winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Young Innovators category for its overwhelming social good in combating emergency situations and basic need inaccessibility.

Featuring Benjamin Cohen | Oct. 23, 2014 | 32 minutes
 

Education

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 | Oct. 23, 2014 | 42 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
 

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
 

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