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SOCIAL INNOVATION INTERVIEWS

Linking Belonging and Social Innovation

Vanessa Mason is the founder of The Future of Belonging Project, which examines how we can redesign tools and remodel approaches to fulfill the basic human need for belonging. She is also research director at the Institute for the Future. Her future research explores...

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FUTURE PROOFING STUDENTS

School of Future is creating a scalable enterprise that is powered by technology to help change this dynamic to "future proof" students. Future proof as they define it as: You truly feel ready to take on the evolving world. You know exactly who you are, you know the...

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How to make a living while changing the world

PCDN Global is a platform that provides skills, career, and community building opportunities to aspiring changemakers around the world. Their work spans from curating the latest information on jobs and opportunities for students and professionals who are in the social...

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How to reduce microplastics pollution: PlanetCare

Did you know that washing your clothes is causing microplastics pollution? Tiny plastic particles are polluting our oceans, where they can stay for centuries, harming sea life and making their way into the human food chain. These microplastics -- fragments of plastic...

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Rainwater harvesting for social change

Enrique Lomnitz is the CEO and founder of Isla Urbana, a social enterprise based in Mexico City, who together with a multidisciplinary team has created and installed rainwater harvesting systems to provide low-income and water scarce populations in urban and rural...

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Giving access to essential health care, education, and economic opportunities by building 250 footbridges over impassable rivers and served over 1 Million communities around the world, insightful interview with Avery Bang the President & CEO of Bridges to Prosperity.

    Almost 1 billion people around the world don't have safe access to critical resources like health care, education, or employment due to an impassable river. With a single innovation, Bridges to Prosperity can impact households across multiple...

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8 milestones that shaped the decade of Social Innovation in Europe (2009-2019)

A look back on the last decade of social innovation in Europe. 8 milestones that shaped social innovation on the old continent.

8 leading social innovation events in January 2020

Are you actually familiar with where to find exciting social innovation events and conferences in January 2020? No need to worry! We’ve done the research!

Social Innovation Academy event in Slovenia’s second largest city, Maribor

On 30 May 2019, We4You organized a second social innovation event in Slovenia to present Social Innovation Academy to interested stakeholders. The event was visited by social innovators, business owners, students, successful non-profit owners, and other stakeholders...

8 social innovation events to look forward in April 2020

At Social Innovation Academy we expose 8 social innovation events to look forward in April 2020. Are you ready to connect with like-minded individuals?

8 social innovation events in March 2020 you simply cannot miss

Interested in attending inspiring social innovation events in March 2020? No need to worry, we’ve done the research for you by listing 8 you must-attend!

SOCIA progress update meeting in Athens

SOCIA progress update meeting in Athens is a fact! The representatives of five partner organisations, Limitless, ICAN, We4You, Found.ation and Eolas…

4 social innovators share with SOCIA their thoughts about the social innovation learning needs in the VET system

Innovation is considered as a key source of competitiveness, sustainable economic growth and social cohesion by the European Commission and, particularly, social innovation is seen as a useful tool to respond to contemporary challenges. Thus, the role of education has...

SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD SUMMIT KIEV 2019

Check out the recent Social Impact Award (SIA) Summit event, where 48 SIA winners from 17 countries collaborated. 8 winners from 8 different countries!

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