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SSIR Now! Jul 19, 2018
By Alexa Cortes Culwell

What if all social impact organizations held their leaders and staff accountable not only for what they accomplish, but also for how they accomplish it? Read More

By Elizabeth Sawin

Six principles and practices to unlock cross-sectoral collaboration. Read More

Featuring Katherine Milligan, Keller Rinaudo, Kristin Groos Richmond, & David Risher

Katherine Milligan, who directs the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, interviews leaders from organizations harnessing tech tools like drones and e-readers for social good. Read More

By Ryan Ross

How can social enterprises compete in markets that aren’t focused on impact? Corporate partnerships can help. Part of our Why Purpose? Why Now? series. Read More

This series, presented in partnership with Independent Sector, explores civil society’s origins and evolution, its boundaries and blind spots, its values and variety, its obstacles and opportunities. Read the latest articles:

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What does it mean to be a system leader, and why is it so critical today? This video learning tool will discuss how the unique attributes of a system leader can accelerate social progress. Read More

SSIR is proud to announce our latest speakers: Kathleen Kelly Janus, Author, Social Startup Success   and Darnell Moore, Editor-at-large, CASSIUS. Join us for the 13th annual Nonprofit Management Institute – Toward Real Change: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.  Together, we will explore the latest research and thinking on the root causes and most promising solutions to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read More

By Heather Grady

Practitioners and funders in global development need less idealism and more pragmatism, Adam D. Kiš argues in The Development Trap. Review by Heather Grady. Read More

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Join us for NMI 2018: "Toward Real Change: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion." Over the course of three days—September 12, 13, and 14, 2018—SSIR will bring together respected scholars exploring the latest research and thinking on the root causes and most promising solutions to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion; notable leaders of organizations working to make progress against these issues. Learn more.