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


Tag: Women



Civil Society

If a Nonprofit Falls in the Forest …

When it comes to the social sector, mainstream media is silent.

By Susan Danish | 4 | Jun. 20, 2013

Economic Development

Product Paternalism

Women’s empowerment means voter choice, partner choice, healthcare choice, reproductive choice, career choice, and consumer choice.

By Jonathan C. Lewis | 6 | Jun. 10, 2013

Human Rights

Labor of Love

By Sharon Lerner | May. 15, 2013

Human Rights

The Fight Against Human Trafficking


Individual Giving

Diversity and Generosity

By Corinna Wu | 2 | May. 15, 2013

Human Rights

A Study in Risk and Restraint

Lessons for entrepreneurs abound in the new biography on Molly Melching’s work.

By Courtney E. Martin | Apr. 30, 2013


Delivery Starts with Women

We can improve healthcare outcomes by reducing gender inequality.



Organizations Need to “Lean In” Too

Philanthropic organizations must “lean in” and confront the various ways their collective cultures get in the way.

By Mary Ellen Capek | 1 | Mar. 28, 2013


Moving Beyond Basic Water Advocacy

The story of water access is more complicated this World Water Day—we need a new approach.

By Ned Breslin | 2 | Mar. 21, 2013

Measuring Social Impact

Measuring Impact: Keep It Clear and Simple

How clearly defining measures, and keeping them simple and meaningful, has helped World Vision increase access to clean water.

By Larry Probus | 3 | Mar. 15, 2013