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The Evolving Role of Social Innovation

Featuring Zia Khan & Johanna Mair 1

A conversation about what's next for the social sector, from the concluding session of our Frontiers of Social Innovation forum.

What Have We Learned About Fighting Poverty?

Featuring Asif Saleh, Dean Karlan, Kevin Starr, & Eric Nee 4

Three experts talk about their organizations' experiences tackling poverty, in a panel moderated by SSIR managing editor Eric Nee.

Implications for the Social Sector

Featuring Lisbeth Schorr, Fay Twersky, & Alicia Grunow

In this panel discussion, experts address how the social sector must ask the right questions when developing metrics.

Executive Director of the Jaquelin Hume Foundation Gisèle Huff on the role of social innovation in nonprofits.

Philanthropy and the Free Market in Education

Featuring Gisele Huff

Jaquelin Hume Foundation Executive Director Gisele Huff talks about the foundation's investment strategy, and why innovation and technology initiatives are significant.

Rajesh Shah, a 2010 Tech Award winner, on social entrepreneurship

The Peer Water Exchange: A Platform for Change

Featuring Rajesh Shah

Rajesh Shah, a 2010 Tech Award winner, shares his social entrepreneurship model that leverages technology, new media, and peer interaction to solve the water crisis.

Political Savvy: Guidebook for a New Landscape

Featuring NewSchools Summit 1

An accomplished panel of educational reformers share ideas and advice on how to build coalitions, engage with politicians and understand the operational and political challenges ahead.

20 Years of Business Partnership at EDF

Featuring Gwen Ruta & Bob Langert

Cross-sector partnerships in environmental and social innovation that stemmed from the partnership of McDonald's and the Environmental Defense Fund.

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Peter deCourcy Hero - Beyond 2009: Emerging Trends in Philanthropy

How are nonprofit management leaders, foundations, and individuals dealing with the new economic realities?  In this audio lecture, Peter Hero, with his wealth of experience in nonprofit management and foundations, shares his reflections on the downturn, how the nonprofit sector has been impacted, and the response from donors and foundations. These lessons in nonprofit management guide leaders to think more deeply when times are tough, with the optimism that we will all come out stronger.