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Organizational Development

Learn How to Start Your Own Social Enterprise or Improve the One You Already Have

Presented by Rob Ricigliano, Kevin Starr, Sara Olsen, Brij Kothari, and Jane Leu 1

This unique four-part, 360-minute SSIR Live! e-certification boot camp on social entrepreneurship is produced in conjunction with the Center for Social Innovation at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, and presented by expert practitioners and theoreticians, including: Rob Ricigliano, a systems and complexity coach at The Omidyar Group; Kevin Starr, managing director of Mulago Foundation; Sara Olsen, founder and CEO of SVT Group, and adjunct faculty member at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and Hult International Business School; Brij Kothari, founder and president of BookBox and PlanetRead, and associate professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; and Jane Leu, founder and CEO of Smarter Good, and lecturer in management at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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Governance

Just Ask! Building a Culture of Curiosity to Empower Your Team and Your Constituents

Presented by Zander Lurie, Fay Twersky, and Benilda Samuels

In this complimentary SSIR Live! program, Zander Lurie, CEO of SurveyMonkey, Fay Twersky, director of effective philanthropy at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Benilda Samuels, the COO of Nurse-Family Partnership will explore why and how organizations can foster a culture of curiosity. And they will share how organizations can channel ideas that surface into greater workplace equity, stakeholder empowerment, and innovations in products, services and nonprofit business models.

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Arts & Culture

Trust in Media is at an All-Time Low: What Nonprofits, Funders, & Organizations Can Do

Presented by David Askenazi, Jeffrey Jones, and Eugene Yi 4

This complimentary SSIR Live! webinar will explore the declining trust in media and its effect on organizations of all kinds – from nonprofits and foundations, to technology companies and government. Participants will learn how to counteract misinformation and drive solution-building with the help of data-driven approaches and research-driven tools.

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Organizational Development

How to Build Best-in-Class Executive Teams in the Nonprofit Sector

Presented by Libbie Landles-Cobb, Maria Kim, and Henry Barmeier 1

At most nonprofit organizations and foundations achieving breakthrough results is a team effort. Executive teams play a critical role in shaping organization-wide decisions and share responsibility for execution in order to achieve the organization’s goals. In this SSIR Live! program, our expert speakers will share practical approaches that nonprofit executive teams can implement to significantly improve their performance and effectiveness.

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Civic Engagement

The Knitting Factor: Delivering on the Promise of Skills-Based Volunteering

Presented by Danielle Holly, Casey Cortese, and Greg Kimbrough 2

One of the fastest-growing corporate citizenship programs is skills-based volunteering, where corporate employees use their business skills to help a nonprofit solve a complex operational problem. Skills-based volunteering leads to increased employee engagement for businesses and successful capacity building for nonprofits, among other benefits. In this SSIR Live! program, our expert panelists will walk through these concepts and provide you with the framework you need to knit skills-based volunteering into your everyday practice – whether you’re a large company or an entrepreneurial nonprofit.

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Organizational Development

Listen Up! How Feedback Can Accelerate Nonprofit Growth and Impact

Presented by Kathy Reich, Phil Buchanan, Susannah Rose, and Christopher Watler 1

In this complimentary SSIR Live! program—part of our online series “The Power of Feedback” — Kathy Reich, director of the Ford Foundation’s BUILD initiative, will explore how organizations can accomplish more when they listen to and act upon input from the people they serve. Reich, with Dr. Susannah L. Rose, scientific director of research in the Office of Patient Experience at Cleveland Clinic Health Systems, Christopher Watler, executive director of Center for Employment Opportunities New York, and Phil Buchanan, president of the Center for Effective Philanthropy, will share their experiences and insights on how gathering feedback is the right, smart, and feasible thing to do to help organizations improve.

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