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Environment

Forest Restoration for Fuel

By James Gaines

Supported by the nonprofit U.S. Endowment for Forestry & Communities, Restoration Fuels will turn wood scraps into a substitute for coal, potentially providing energy, jobs, and even environmental benefits.

Big Gift, Big Impact

By Andrew Youn & Matthew Forti

The cofounder and executive director of One Acre Fund and the managing director of One Acre Fund USA write about the role a big bet played in helping their organization expand its impact.

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 8

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; 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 2

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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