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Upcoming Events

Nonprofit Management Institute

September 12-13, 2017 Stanford, CA
Join us September 12-13, 2017, at Stanford University for SSIR's twelfth annual Nonprofit Management Institute. Registration is now open!

Past Events

Nonprofit Management Institute 2016

Sep. 13-14, 2016 Stanford, CA
Jane Wei-Skillern, Beth Kanter, Ernesto Sirolli, and others

On September 12-13, 2016, the eleventh annual Nonprofit Management Institute explored the power of network leadership to drive social change.

Frontiers of Social Innovation

May 3-5, 2016 Stanford, CA
Darren Walker, Raj Chetty, Angela Glover Blackwell, and others

On May 3-5, 2016, SSIR hosted leaders from around the world at its inaugural Frontiers of Social Innovation forum to discuss the most recent research and thinking on the causes of social inequities, and, importantly, the approaches and programs that are proving to be most effective at creating a more economically just world.

Nonprofit Management Institute 2015

Sep. 9-11, 2015 Stanford, CA
Barbara Bush, Andrew Zolli, Heather McLeod Grant, Pat Christen

The tenth annual Nonprofit Management Institute explored how leaders could build resilience in their organizations, communities, and in themselves.


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Data on Purpose: Creating Social Change with Data

June 2-3, 2015 Stanford, CA
Jake Porway, Andrew Means, Jim Fruchterman, and Nancy Lublin

Data for social change is one of the greatest challenges and opportunities facing the social sector. Learn how to productive use of it, guard it, and share it.

Social Media on Purpose 2014

May 22, 2014
Beth Kanter

The 2014 edition of this conference explored how social media can be used strategically to advance an organization's mission.


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