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




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

Thinking about Talent

Human capital is the most valuable asset in the social sector. Discover how nonprofits can create a recruiting framework and demonstrate organizational value to employees.

Featuring Sal Giambanco | Apr. 30, 2013 | 1 hour 20 minutes

Nonprofit Management

The Art of Collaborative Leadership

Rockwood Leadership Institute president Akaya Windwood discusses how we can get movements and sectors to work together to advance the common good.

Featuring Akaya Windwood | Apr. 25, 2013 | 57 minutes

Social Entrepreneurship

A Crash Course on Creativity

Stanford Professor Tina Seelig discusses how to unlock creative genius through a set of tools and conditions we each have in our control—our “innovation engine.”

Featuring Tina Seelig | Apr. 23, 2013 | 1 hour 5 minutes


The Critical Role of the Strategic Brand

Harvard researcher Nathalie Kylander challenges traditional branding principles and proposes a new framework for developing a more strategic brand.

Featuring Nathalie Kylander | Apr. 16, 2013 | 1 hour 7 minutes

Nonprofit Management

New Skills for the New Social Economy

What is a “social economy” and how is it affecting leaders in nonprofit management?

Featuring Lucy Bernholz & Rob Reich | Mar. 26, 2013 | 1 hour 9 minutes

Nonprofit Management

Creating Forces for Good in Nonprofit Management

A look at successful strategies of high-impact nonprofits, and how small and local nonprofits can leverage them.

Featuring Heather McLeod Grant | Feb. 22, 2013 | 1 hour 3 minutes

Nonprofit Management

Network Mindsets in Nonprofit Management

Social media guru Beth Kanter discusses how nonprofits can utilize their professional networks to develop a “network mindset.”

Featuring Beth Kanter | Feb. 6, 2013 | 1 hour 7 minutes

Technology & Design

Solar Power in a Suitcase

In this audio interview, Sheela Sethuraman talks with Laura Stachel and Hal Aronson, co-founders of WE CARE Solar, about their effort to combat this issue worldwide. WE CARE stands for Women’s Emergency Communication and Reliable Electricity.

Featuring Laura Stachel & Hal Aronson | Apr. 18, 2012 | 35 minutes


Sustainable Water Treatment

How can a young nonprofit organization make a tangible improvement in people's health through clean water using only the power of gravity?

Featuring Daniel Smith | Mar. 23, 2012 | 28 minutes

Nonprofit Management

Leveraging Online Collaboration

What happens when you leverage the power of internet volunteerism in much the same way as Wikipedia, but with the intention of translating and subtitling videos?

Featuring Dean Jansen | Mar. 14, 2012 | 21 minutes