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Ending Slavery and Child Labor in Global Supply Chains

Featuring Siddharth Kara, Bama Athreya, Leslie Johnston, & Nina Smith

Human trafficking, modern slavery, and child labor remain pressing concerns in many industries’ global supply chains. Harvard’s Siddharth Kara leads a discussion on how each sector can play a role in finding solutions.

Creating Enabling Environments for Refugees

Featuring Priss Benbow & Emily Arnold-Fernandez 1

Emily Arnold-Fernandez, executive director of the nonprofit Asylum Access, makes the case that better policies in host countries can enable refugees to rebuild their own lives and contribute to host economies.

Data Privacy and Security: From Mandate to Mission

Featuring Lucy Bernholz, Alix Dunn, & Amy O'Donnell

Stanford’s Lucy Bernholz moderates a discussion on how social sector organizations can utilize the power of data while integrating critical concerns of security, transparency, and responsible governance into their culture.

Prediction vs. Bias in Data: A Debate

Featuring Kristian Lum, Candace Thille, Lucy Bernholz, & Andrew Means

Is it possible to use data to make predictions without enforcing existing biases?

Breaking the Glass Ceiling in Africa

Featuring Towera Jalakasi & Ned Breslin

Ned Breslin speaks with Towera Jalakasi, an innovative entrepreneur who talks about the struggles and rewards of entrepreneurship in a developing economy.

Social Responsibility Versus Slave Labor Tainted Products

Featuring Katrina Benjamin

Katrina Benjamin describes the environmental sustainability problems associated with slavery, and suggests ways that organizations can work to eliminate slavery through cooperative social responsibility.

Closing Achievement Gaps

Featuring Mike Feinberg, Howard Fuller, Kati Haycock, Rebecca Nieves Huffman, & Remington Wiley

How the civil rights and education reform movements are similar.

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Jim Fruchterman - Harnessing Technology for Social Enterprise

Harnessing engineering innovation and technology to further social causes is one path to social enterprise. In this university podcast, sponsored by Stanford's Center for Social Innovation, former rocket scientist Jim Fruchterman talks about how he created Benetech, an organization that uses technology innovation and business expertise to solve unmet social needs. He discusses how he has leveraged the intellectual capital and resources of Silicon Valley to create solutions that are truly life changing.