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Sustainable Development is Sexy or Hard Work?: iOnPoverty series

Our next video features John Anner, President of East Meets West Foundation. Best Decision Ever:  Getting in the field, getting dirty, and seeing it first hand. Fore more videos with Anner…

A Year Up: Building an Inclusive Economy

Gerald Chertavian meets with one of Boston’s Year Up participants.  (Photo Courtesy of subject) Gerald Chertavian started YearUp to give young people from disadvantaged backgrounds better access to the professional…

“Maximize Impact without being a Jerk” in Social Enterprise: iOnPoverty Series

Our next video comes from Jacob Harold of Hewlett Packard Foundation. Sage advice for social entrepreneurs looking to get funding. For more videos with Harold, go to iOnPoverty.tv 

Small Starting Salaries in Social Enterprise

Recently Jonathan Lewis, an entrepreneur, started iOnPoverty, to answer the fundamental question:  how did you get that job in social enterprise?  Hundreds of young graduates are looking for gigs in…

10 Little and Big Things You Can Do to Make Change: Story of Stuff Continued…

Recently, we ran an interview with Ann Leonard, founder of the Story of Stuff.   Leonard and co-director, Michael O’Heaney compiled a list (though lists are just the beginning of…

The Story of Change: Story of Stuff Part II

Ann Leonard exemplifies new media – by fusing cartoony graphics with activism, her first video, The Story of Stuff, went viral in 2007 getting over 15 million views online.  …

Starting From Scratch: Working On-The-Ground To Make Something Happen

Over the last year, Dowser has tracked the nascency of Rubina Design, a social enterprise that aims to address rural poverty and women’s empowerment through ethical, informed consumerism. When we…

Kumi Naidoo of Greenpeace: Thoughts post Rio+20

  KUMI Naidoo of South Africa has emerged as the Intl. Executive Director of Greenpeace after a lifetime of activism.  He was recently seen at the much publicized Rio+20 conference….

Jugaad: Frugal Innovation – Lessons for Corporates

Dr. Ahuja in a village near Wankaner, Gujarat with MittiCool innovator Mansukh Prajapati. (Photo Courtesy of subject) A new book titled Jugaad Innovation looks at lessons from emerging markets in frugal innovation for…

How Should Journalists Write about Africa?

The latest debate on how (not) to write about Africa – this one between New York Times columnist Nick Kristof and Ugandan entrepreneur Teddy Ruge – has caused quite a…

On CollegeNet Site, Student Blog For Scholarship Money

Destiny Watson is an undergraduate student of psychology at the University of Central Florida, where in-state tuition (Watson is from Pensicola) around $15,000 per year. While looking online for scholarships…

12 Countries in 12 Months with Heifer

Photo Courtesy of Subject BETTY LONDERGAN started a blog, WHAT GIVES 365, to give $100 to a nonprofit each day of the year.  It got wildly popular and led Londergan…