Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change


Tag: Mobile Technology


Innovative ways to use cell phones and other mobile devices for social good



Pharmacy on a Bicycle

Pharmacy on a Bicycle explores innovative solutions to global health problems.
By Eric G. Bing & Marc J. Epstein | Sep. 23, 2013

Technology & Design

The Broadband Opportunity

A new paper delves into best practices to accelerate broadband adoption for social good.

By William A Brindley & Shelly Esque | 2 | Sep. 20, 2013

Technology & Design

Mobile Phones Build Peace

New research illustrates how we can overcome challenges facing post-conflict countries like Afghanistan through the use of mobile phones.

By Ylva Lindberg & Stina Torjesen | Aug. 15, 2013


The Future of Health Care Access

Traditional health care is a hands-on affair. But a wave of technology-driven innovation signals the emergence of a compelling new model.

Economic Development

An Arab Spring for Entrepreneurs?

In Tunisia, the Souk At-tanmia project provides funding and technical support to budding entrepreneurs.
By Suzie Boss | Aug. 14, 2013


Last Mile Gaps in the Affordable Care Act

Three massive and untapped entrepreneurial opportunities.

By Chris Bishko & Kavita Patel | 1 | Jul. 8, 2013


All for One and One for All

Five ways data and technology will change the way we think about and act on health.

By Mark Tobias | 1 | Jun. 28, 2013

Measuring Social Impact

Humans: There’s No App for That

The inconvenient truth about data, technology, and social impact.

By Karti Subramanian | 3 | Jun. 12, 2013

Nonprofit Management

Embracing the Paradoxes of Innovation

Innovation is necessary to further social progress, and yet the challenges and paradoxes inherent in the endeavor cannot be avoided.
By Zia Khan & Kippy Joseph | May. 15, 2013

Technology & Design

Texting for Change

A South African foundation is leading the way in creating mobile-phone-based solutions for social change.
By Donna Bryson | May. 15, 2013