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Gabriel Brodbar on 2011 and What’s to Come in the Year Ahead

This is the 4th part of our Year in Review Series, in which we reconnect with our group of experts about the trends they forecasted for social entrepreneurship in 2011…

Kevin Jones of SOCAP on 2011 and What’s to Come in the Year Ahead

This is the third part of our Year in Review Series, in which we reconnect with our group of experts about the trends they forecasted for social entrepreneurship in 2011…

Amy Clark of Ashoka on 2011 and What’s to Come in the Year Ahead

This is the 2st part of our Year in Review Series, in which we reconnect with our group of experts about the trends they forecasted for social entrepreneurship in 2011…

Sasha Dichter of Acumen Fund on 2011 and What’s to Come in the Year Ahead

This is the 1st part of our Year in Review Series, in which we reconnect with our group of experts about the trends they forecasted for social entrepreneurship in 2011…

The Social Entrepreneurship Year in Review

As we approach the end of 2011 and take stock of this year in social entrepreneurship – the stories, the leaders, the emerging solutions — there is a strong sense…

From Food Stains to Corporate Social Responsibility: Susan McPherson’s Heart at Work

Echoing Green and Dowser have partnered to uncover the winding paths of today’s most innovative changemaking professionals. Susan McPherson’s career path has taken her from dreams of being an astronaut,…

Heeding Obama’s Call to Rebuild and Improve our Nation’s Schools

During President Obama’s recent speech to Congress outlining his American Jobs Act, he acknowledged the state of America’s schools: “There are schools throughout this country that desperately need renovating. How…

5 Strategies for Scaling Social Impact

What does it mean to scale social impact? And why exactly is scaling important to the social change sector? Those questions were the focus of the recent Social Impact Exchange…

Why workplace diversity is pivotal to your organization and five strategies for getting there

Most organizations these days strive for racially and ethnically diverse workplaces and recognize the value that diverse employees can bring. But few, it turns out, successfully embody those values. A…

Kevin Jones of SOCAP explains why big, bad capital markets should inspire hope instead of fear

Next week, SOCAP, promoting the flow of capital towards social good by bringing together social entrepreneurs, investors, and institutions, holds its fourth annual conference at Beurs Van Berlage in Amsterdam….

Work on Purpose: How to create a meaningful career

The social entrepreneurship movement is full of stories about changemakers and the organizations that they have started, or the work they have done to impact society. While these stories are…

Natalia Oberti Noguera on launching the Pipeline Fund Fellowship

Natalia Oberti Noguera is on a mission to increase funding to for-profit social ventures by empowering more women to become investors and approach giving in a different way. Last year,…

B Corp: Better laws for business

In the current corporate structure money takes precedence over mission — as a matter of law – but for many social entrepreneurs, maximizing company profits can often be at odds with…

New structures for helping Haiti rebuild

While most of the Haitians that were displaced by the devastating earthquake of more than a year ago are still living in tent cities and shacks made of plywood, one…

Eight trends in social entrepreneurship to watch for in 2011

We thought we’d kick off the year with a look at some of the trends currently shaping the movement. What follows is the culmination of a series of interviews with…