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.
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.
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.
Is it possible to use data to make predictions without enforcing existing biases?
Kreger describes how Potential Energy, winner of Tech Awards 2013 in the Economic Empowerment category, innovatively tackles social issues as a nonprofit venture.
Ned Breslin speaks with Towera Jalakasi, an innovative entrepreneur who talks about the struggles and rewards of entrepreneurship in a developing economy.
Katrina Benjamin describes the environmental sustainability problems associated with slavery, and suggests ways that organizations can work to eliminate slavery through cooperative social responsibility.
Stanford assistant professor Greg Walton examines a psychological factor that contributes to inequalities between socially marginalized and non-marginalized groups.
How the civil rights and education reform movements are similar.
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.