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Social Entrepreneurship

A Mantra for the Privileged

There is a lot of untapped potential in would-be entrepreneurs in developing countries. But they can’t afford to “fail fast, fail often.”

By Susannah Hares | 1 | Feb. 27, 2015
 

Socially Responsible Business

Entrepreneurship and Ebola

By Brandon Keim | Feb. 18, 2015
 

Education

Bursaries for Girls

By Alicia Clegg | Feb. 18, 2015
 

Health

School for Scaling

By Jessica Harrison | Feb. 18, 2015
 

Human Rights

Becoming a Woman

By Eric Nee | Feb. 18, 2015
 

Developing a Global Marketplace for Social Services

Bonds for schoolgirls and malaria vaccines: Pay-for-success initiatives are now tackling issues in the developing world.

By Antara Ganguli | 6 | Dec. 16, 2014
 

Education

The Returns to a Good Education

If children worldwide are to receive the education they deserve, debate needs to move beyond public versus private, profit versus nonprofit.

By Katelyn Donnelly & Susannah Hares | 9 | Dec. 10, 2014
 

Individual Giving

The $338 Million Ebola Giving Gap

Why corporate and individual giving to fight Ebola lags far behind that of other crises, and how to unlock more dollars.

By Vicky Hausman & Sylvia Warren | 1 | Nov. 12, 2014
 

Impact Investing

The Power of Impact Investing: Putting Markets to Work for Profit and Global Good

 

Microfinance

The Next Stage of Financial Inclusion

By Dean Karlan | 4 | Aug. 13, 2014