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Four ways nonprofits can cut through the data hype and start using data on purpose.
Three common and harmful prejudices against charitable organizations, and how nonprofits can subvert them.
Creating a healthy, humane world will require more than new organizational designs. It will take rethinking the nature of organizations entirely.
Three ways corporations can more effectively partner with nonprofits.
A flawed study on deworming children—and new studies that expose its errors—reveal why activists and philanthropists alike need safeguards.
Three ways to make research and evaluation in international development more relevant, ethical, and applied.
Early approaches are advancing fruitful dialogue around how to accelerate the revolutionary potential of online education and enable better outcomes for graduates.
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.Access this webinar
Auticon aims to change society’s perception of people on the autism spectrum for the benefit of businesses and employees alike.
In this SSIR Live! program, leaders from three different organizations will describe the tangible lessons learned, challenges faced, and paths forward in their attempts to break down structural and systemic inequities while changing systems.Access this webinar
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.Access this webinar
Mastering Effective Communications for Causes: Public Interest Communications & the Science of Story
This unique two-part, 180-minute e-certification program offers you valuable training on effective communications strategy and methods for promoting your social cause. In the first session, “Developing a Public Interest Communications Strategy,” we examine the best ways to transcend the interest of any one organization to achieve real and lasting change on a particular issue. In the second session, “The Science of Story Building,” we explore the research that tells us what makes one story more memorable, sharable, and inspiring than another. Get ready for an engaging, hands-on digital workshop that includes activities, illustrative examples, and case studies. This program is produced in conjunction with the Center for Public Interest Communications at the University of Florida.Access this webinar