Articles

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A Big Problem, a Small Experiment, and a Lot of Noise

Dec 14, 2016

Liberia’s leaders are trying to jump-start their schools. Give them a break.

It's Not About the Tea

Apr 25, 2011

By and large, the Central Asia Institute's supporters went for a feel-good story, didn't do their homework, and didn't ask the right questions with the Three Cups of Tea dust up.

Videos

Design for Impact at Scale

May 03, 2018

This video series, produced by our friends at the Fitzroy Academy, helps you understand the necessary components that make up a scalable intervention.

How to Change Behavior

May 03, 2018

Every organization trying to create impact is a behavior change organization whether they know it or not. Impact comes from someone doing something differently. You need to find out exactly who must do exactly what differently.

The Age Before Impossible: Young Voices, Big Dreams

Apr 17, 2015

Innovation is ageless, but young people bring a magical energy to social change. They see potential and solutions where others see poverty and problems. What do you see?

Fighting Poverty, Designing for Happiness

Apr 15, 2015
It’s not a stretch to say the fight against poverty is a concerted effort to create as much happiness as we can. Otherwise what’s the point?

Design for Impact at the 2014 Skoll World Forum

Apr 08, 2014

While we are accustomed to talking about business models, this seminar will help you create, or evaluate, an effective impact model.

Design for Lasting Impact at PopTech 2011

Sep 30, 2011

An approach to looking for the best solutions to the biggest problems in the poorest countries.

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