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Archive: Fellows' Experience

Persist – and You Will Break Through

This is a post by our Social Innovation Management alumni Magda Kanjejo from Kenya. She is also an alumn at the Civic Leadership Track we are running …

Jon O'Sullivan with Maasai Community

Small Steps to Change

Innovation can be doing little things differently and having a big impact. Jon’s work with the Kenyan Maasai community is a peek into social innovat…

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Summer Internship Reflection: Amani Institute

When people ask me about my summer at the Amani Institute, I usually describe it as “eye-opening.” I met so many people and heard so many new pers…

The Value of the Bigger Picture

We all want to change the world. Jon O’ Sullivan is finding his own way doing so through raising awareness and empowering victims of domestic violen…

Perspectives from our Fellows: One Salon and why Nairobi is One of the Best Places to Build Your Network and Skills.

One SalonThis is a guest blog post written by our Alumni Jon O'Sullivan I believe that to change the world, you must first change yourself. It’…

GOOD GRADES WON’T PUT CHEESE BURGER ON THE TABLE

This is a guest blog post written by our Alumni Kofi Yeboah who is heavily involved in the start-up scene in Ghana and works at Clean Team Ghana_____…

Strawberry Yogurt and Innovation: In Conversation with Andy McBride

This is a post written by our current Fellow Mriganka Lulla who is working in the same organization for her apprenticeship as Andy did while studyi…

Why Doing Amani Institute Before Your MBA Is a Good Idea

As we are measuring our impact and following the stories of our alumni, we learn more and more about how what we offer makes a difference. Here is an …

Amani Institute Alumni Stories: Video Voices

What are Amani Institute alumni up to? In this series we are looking at different projects our alumni are pursuing to show the diversity of what Socia…

Amani Institute Alumni Stories: Pop-Up Nairobi

This is a guest-post by Nicole McMahon, alumni of our first one-month course in Social Entrepreneurship in Nairobi 2013. We were honored to see her id…