Alumni Voices, Executive Program, Uncategorized
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What Is Social Impact Anyway?
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When it comes to social impact initiatives, there are certain things we know to be true. For example, we know that these days, an increasing number of consumers seek out products that have a positive impact on the world in some capacity. In fact, 90% of Millennials say they will switch to a cause-branded product
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Executive Program, Research and Ideas, Resources, Staff Voices, Uncategorized
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We asked a grant expert what makes proposals stand out. Here’s what he had to say.
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Let’s talk about grants. Let’s talk about grants. In so many ways, they’re a wonderful thing, providing funding to organizations and businesses that are changing the world for the better, and who need financial support to create that change. Unfortunately, they can be really difficult to get, and often require a great deal of work.
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Alumni Voices, Events
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Webinars: Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy
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Wednesday, September 13 — 10am EST[su_button url=”https://sp2upenn.zoom.us/webinar/register/2a0557fdd40465098c34be5db4a05ad8″ target=”blank” background=”#fecb31″ color=”#ffffff” size=”.5″ center=”no” radius=”round” icon=”icon: video-camera” icon_color=”#fffffff” text_shadow=”0px 0px 0px #000000″]Sign up here[/su_button] Is the Executive Program right for you? Let’s talk about it! Spend 30 minutes with our team to find out how the Exec Program works, who’s participated in years past, and learn whether
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Resources
21 Free Resources to Develop a Sustainable Social Venture
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As you may already know, building a venture with the goal of making a sustainable impact on the world is hard work. Fortunately, those who have gone through this work before have taken the time to share their learnings and develop useful tools and frameworks that can help us move forward more efficiently. Through our
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Uncategorized
Ready to Make an Impact? 6 Questions to Ask Yourself
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  One of my favorite parts of my job is working directly with social entrepreneurs who want to make a difference in the world. As Managing Director of the Center for Social Impact Strategy, my job is to train and connect people who want to make a positive social impact in their communities. Over the
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Impact House, Partnerships, Staff Voices
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Announcing the 2016 Penn-Columbia Social Impact House
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After months searching for social entrepreneurs from the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University, we are humbled and honored to bring together a very special group of creative and courageous individuals working to improve their communities. From Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Israel, Lebanon, Mexico, Thailand, and the US, the twenty 2016 Penn-Columbia Social Impact House fellows
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Executive Program
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Transforming Initiatives for Impact: Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy
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“We can’t solve the problems using the same thinking that created them.” -Albert Einstein Applications are now open for the 2017 Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy, and we’re searching for the right people to make the most of this opportunity. We are often asked why we’ve created this program. The short answer is that
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Events, Impact House, Partnerships
IDEO U + CSIS
A Partnership with IDEO U: Teaming Up to Inspire Impact Driven Leaders
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As global challenges become increasingly more complex and intertwined, the stakes are higher than ever for global leaders to be equipped with the skills of creative problem solving, collaborative action, and iterative thinking. The Center for Social Impact Strategy is thrilled to announce the launch of the inaugural IDEO U Impact House, an eight-day residential
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