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New book out: Social Change Anytime Everywhere

June 27, 2013

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A new book is out on social media for organizations working for social change: “Social Change Anytime Everywhere – How to Implement Online Multichannel Strategies to Spark Advocacy, Raise Money, and Engage your Community” by Allyson Kapin and Amy Sample Ward.  In their introduction to the book at Standford Social Innovation Reveiw the authors write: […]

Interesting article: Lessons from SOCAP – It’s time to get serious

November 11, 2012

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Interesting and thought-provoking blog post by Max Pichulik guest-blogger for Next Billion. He shares his reflections on the social entrepreneurship sector and ecosystem after having attended the recent SOCAP conference. Pichulik writes: “This year’s SOCAP gathering was an absolute treasure chest of insights, dot connecting, networking and intellectual feasting upon solving the world’s greatest challenges. […]

Top 15 quotes on purpose and leadership from The Blue Sweater by Jacqueline Novogratz

July 13, 2012

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Go to the people: live with them, learn from them love them start with what they know build with what they have.   But of the best leaders, when the job is done, the task accomplished, the people will say: “We have done it ourselves.” – Lao Tzu The book The Blue Sweater by the […]

Key quotes from Jacqueline Novogratz’s inspiring book on work for social change

July 3, 2012

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“Bridging the gap between rich and poor in an interconnected world” is the subtitle to Jacqueline Novogratz’s book The Blue Sweater, which I just finished reading. It was a great read for many reasons. Not only was it well-written and entertaining as if it was a good fiction; it was also deeply inspiring and full […]

The world’s 30 leading social entrepreneurs: what can they tell us?

March 2, 2012

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Bob Pattillio, Jane Chen, Sam Goldman, Ned Tozun, Jacqueline Novogratz, Martin Fisher, Nick Moon etc. What does these names tell you? They are but a few names on a prestigious list published by Forbes Magazine as ‘the top 30 social entrepreneurs who are having the most impact in the world.’ The list was published in […]

100WHF – Stanford conference: channeling the power of finance for social change

February 8, 2012

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A new era of Alpha and Altruism March 23, 2012 @ Boston Harbor Hotel, Boston, MA “(..) Join this one-day finance conference that aims to inspire collaboration between foundations, allocators, and asset managers to push the envelope of social impact and innovation. Attendees can choose between social impact and finance tracks. Speakers include: Lisa Hall, […]

The thorn in the eye of the movement for social change in India – and elsewhere

December 8, 2011

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Esha Chhabra points out some very essential issues in her excellent article for GOOD called “How to Upgrade India’s Social Enterprise Ecosystem,” where she is taking the temperature on contemporary work for social change in India. She writes: “India has become a hotbed of social enterprise, home to impact technology like D.Light Design‘s low-cost LED […]