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SSIR blogger Thaler Pekar is the principal partner of Thaler Pekar & Partners. She facilitated the opening plenary of the most recent Smithsonian Institute Conference on Organizational Storytelling.

Foundations

Reflection Through Narrative

How international organizations gain insight, innovation, and internal alignment through story.

 
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Philanthropy

GiveThoughtfully: It Depends on Your Point of View

Bringing a discussion of cash transfers in for a landing.

By Kevin Starr & Laura Hattendorf | Mar. 28, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Broadening the Aperture of Measurement

What research can and does tell us about unconditional cash transfers.

By Jeremy Shapiro & Johannes Haushofer | 1 | Mar. 26, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

GiveDirectly? Not So Fast.

We are mistaking an important experiment for a proven solution.

By Kevin Starr & Laura Hattendorf | 16 | Mar. 11, 2014
 

Civil Society

The Color Bind: Talking (and Not Talking) About Race at Work

The Color Bind explores how color blindness and "color cognizance" can influence professional interactions.
 
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Technology & Design

Human-Centered Design and the Last Mile

A collaborative approach to empowering community health workers drives innovation.

 
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Health

Women at the Wheel

In Mozambique, an effort to train women as ambulance drivers enhances public safety and fosters opportunity.
By Suzie Boss | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Education

Educating a New Generation of Entrepreneurial Leaders

Four schools are leading the way on unleashing the potential of next-generation changemakers.

By Christopher Gergen & Lyndon Rego | 3 | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Food

The Ethiopian Approach to Food Security

How one African country is changing how we feed the world.

By Khalid Bomba & Dan Glickman | 1 | Jan. 31, 2014
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Rise of the Charismatic Megafauna

Is the future of social enterprise full of promise—or hot air?

By Hugh Whalan | 5 | Dec. 23, 2013