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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
 
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Civil Society

Innovating at the Speed of Communities

When it comes to innovation in civil society, there is nothing that can match the speed and ingenuity of communities that come together to make a change, develop a tool, or feed a need.

By Amy Sample Ward | 2 | Feb. 10, 2011
 
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Technology & Design

Exploring Failure

Failure and its upside—a report from the 2010 PopTech conference.

By Marcia Stepanek | Nov. 3, 2010
 

Nonprofits

Influence Without Authority?

Focusing on other people is something that comes naturally to many nonprofit practitioners. What’s harder for us is asking for help when we need it.

By Jenka Soderberg | 2 | Nov. 2, 2010