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Economic Development

Youth Entrepreneurship in Africa

How do we promote bottom-up entrepreneurship in emerging economies?

By Reeta Roy | Oct. 28, 2010


A Sobering Assessment of Microfinance’s Impact

At a conference last week of leaders in microfinance, attendees focused on the nitty-gritty of the social impact of microlending, and the results of the discussions were both sobering and startling.

By Tamara Straus | 11 | Oct. 27, 2010

Technology & Design

Machine Politics

The information systems we're building are starting to get better at taking input from crowds and using it to help us mine data for what we will most likely want or need.

By Marcia Stepanek | Oct. 26, 2010
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A Look at “I Live in the Future and Here’s How It Works” by Nick Bilton

Insight into the malleability of data, and the need for stories and filters, are as relevant to those in philanthropy as they are to car salesmen, reporters, film makers, and fiction writers.

By Lucy Bernholtz | 1 | Oct. 21, 2010


A Toolbox for Change: the Social Capital Markets Conference

Instead of the profit/nonprofit distinction, individuals should ask themselves: Who is the target beneficiary and what are the best products/services that can be provided?

By Perla Ni | 3 | Oct. 15, 2010


Tipping Point for A National Movement for ECE Shared Services

The Shared Services business model has something to offer small nonprofits that need to maintain their independence and community linkages.

By Jean Butzen | 2 | Oct. 7, 2010
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.


Global Health Corps

A look a the Global Health Corps program.

By Jenna Nicholas | Oct. 4, 2010

Global Issues

Upping the Ante: a Report from the Clinton Global Initiative

In its sixth year, GGI is no longer just a former President’s bid to stay relevant.

By Marcia Stepanek | Oct. 1, 2010

Corporate Philanthropy

Collaborating To Achieve Scaled Impact

How we facilitate collaboration influences breakthroughs in innovation and scale.

By Reeta Roy | 2 | Sep. 23, 2010


Social Capital Markets: What Are the Most Important Signs of Progress?

What are the most important signs of progress in social capital markets in the last 10 years?

By Timothy Ogden | 1 | Sep. 15, 2010