Alumni Voices, Research and Ideas
Maoz Brown (’15 Doctoral Fellow Alum) Published in Stanford Social Innovation Review
|

Congratulations to Maoz Brown, former summer 2015 doctoral fellow at the Center for Social Impact Strategy. Brown recently published an article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review: Cultivating, Not Just Calculating, Social Impact.  The article considers the “impact multiple of money” (IMM) as the new tool to evaluate and realize potential social impact through investments.
Read more

Alumni Voices, Impact House, Research and Ideas
Jeanny Yao, Co-Founder of BioCellection, Talks Sustainability and Humanity
|

Jeanny Yao and Miranda Wang’s company has broken down 10,000 plastic bags. Scientists, social entrepreneurs, friends since high school, and recent Forbes 30 Under 30 honorees, Yao and Wang founded BioCellection about three and a half years ago. The company has developed a technology that is able to chemically recycle polyethylene, which makes up a
Read more

Alumni Voices, Research and Ideas
CSIS Alum Mirae Kim Receives Award for Outstanding Article
|

Mirae Kim, recent winner of the award for Outstanding Article in NVSQ, talked to us about her research  and reflected on her time in our Summer Doctoral Fellows Program. We’re currently accepting applications for this summer’s program; read on for more information!

Executive Program, Research and Ideas, Resources, Staff Voices
We asked a grant expert what makes proposals stand out. Here’s what he had to say.
|

This article first appeared on August 30, 2017. We’ve republished it here with updated information. 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,
Read more

Executive Program, Research and Ideas, Resources, Student Voices
Lessons from the Executive Program: Irma Uribe Santibáñez and ateconqueso
|

Growing up in Mexico City, the reality that surrounded a young Irma Uribe Santibáñez showed evidence of inequality wherever she looked. “Mexico is a very unequal society and it was very clear to me since I was a kid”, Irma, the founder and CEO of ateconqueso says. “And I never liked it.” Years later, as
Read more

Alumni Voices, Executive Program, Research and Ideas, Staff Voices
5 Myths That Doom Social Enterprise to Fail
|

When you think about how social enterprises start, what comes to mind? Is it with an individual or group who want to make an impact on a social or environmental issue, and build a business that can support that work? Or someone who comes up with a business idea that isn’t initially related to impact,
Read more