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Technology & Design

The New Internet Public

Social networks are bringing new voices to the table and forcing political change in ways previously impossible—a report from the Personal Democracy Forum.

By Marcia Stepanek | 2 | Jun. 15, 2012
 
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Technology & Design

Learning to Draw, Socializing Fundraising, and More from the Nonprofit Technology Conference

Top takeaways from the 2012 NTC conference.

By Amy Sample Ward | 3 | Apr. 20, 2012
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Flux to Flex: Takeaways from the 2012 Skoll World Forum

A new brand of social entrepreneurship is emerging.

By Jason Saul | 3 | Apr. 9, 2012
 
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Technology & Design

PopTech: A Conference to Break Cynics

PopTech, the annual three-day meeting of innovators and do-gooders is a cynicism breaker.

By Tamara Straus | 1 | Oct. 26, 2011
 
SSIR blogger Jenna Nicholas has worked for the Oxford Hub, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Stanford Centre for Philanthropy and Civil Society, and Global Health Corps.

Social Entrepreneurship

Skoll 2011 Interviews: Rod Schwartz, Lars Johansen, and Biju Mohandas

Interview with Rod Schwartz, founder of ClearlySo, a company that helps entrepreneurs with raising capital, team building, product sales, and financial management.

By Jenna Nicholas | Apr. 15, 2011
 
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Global Issues

Thinking Small

The problem with “changing the world” is that it probably involves invoking impossibly superficial means to address oversimplified problems.

By Timothy Ogden | 5 | Apr. 13, 2011
 
SSIR blogger Jenna Nicholas has worked for the Oxford Hub, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Stanford Centre for Philanthropy and Civil Society, and Global Health Corps.

Social Entrepreneurship

Skoll 2011 Interviews: Daniel Franklin and Mark Kramer

There was an extraordinary amount of positivity, optimism, and collaboration at SWF. I interviewed two people who particularly believe in the power of collaboration.

By Jenna Nicholas | Apr. 12, 2011
 
SSIR blogger Jenna Nicholas has worked for the Oxford Hub, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Stanford Centre for Philanthropy and Civil Society, and Global Health Corps.

Social Entrepreneurship

Skoll 2011 Interview: John Marks

Interview with John Marks, founder of Search for Common Ground, a nonprofit conflict-resolution organization, and head of Common Ground Productions

By Jenna Nicholas | 1 | Apr. 8, 2011
 
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Measuring Social Impact

Impact Market Failure

It comes down to this: We’re all operating in a dysfunctional market for impact.

By Kevin Starr | 16 | Apr. 7, 2011
 
SSIR blogger Jenna Nicholas has worked for the Oxford Hub, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Stanford Centre for Philanthropy and Civil Society, and Global Health Corps.

Social Entrepreneurship

Skoll World Forum: Large Scale Social Change

The eighth year of the Skoll World Forum showed incredible dedication to accelerating entrepreneurial solutions to the world’s most pressing social issues.

By Jenna Nicholas | Apr. 4, 2011