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Archive: Skills for social change

Deconstructing the Hype – How to Create and Manage a Social Venture

Everyone keeps talking about social enterprises innovating the social change sector - but what does it take to create and manage a social venture? Soc…

Simple but Crucial: The Key to High Impact Facilitation

You have a great idea how to tackle a pressing challenge, you set up your venture, find a great team and get to work! Congratulations. You have just s…

Can Communication Change The World?

"Many problems in the world, truly very many come from people not knowing or understanding each other’s needs" - said Robert Wolfe, Core Faculty at …

Puzzle Pieces – What We Can Learn From Nairobi

What I learnt from the SIX event in NairobiThis post was written by our intern Isabel McLain from Davidson College and originally published on SIX.A l…

End the divorce between head and hands: SIX interviews Roshan Paul of Amani Institute

Amani Institute's Co-founder Roshan Paul in conversation with Social Innovation ExchangeWhat education policies around the world would YOU change, if …

Decelerate to Accelerate – The Fastest Way Forward May Be to Slow Down.

In 2014, we’re collaborating with the Stanford Social Innovation Review to write a series of articles about our work in social innovation educatio…

It Takes More Than a Major: Employer Priorities for College Learning and Student Success

This article was written by Shea Parikh, a summer intern at Amani Institute and a student at Davidson College in North Carolina, USA. Shea is a rising…

How to Deal with Cultural Misunderstanding: Intercultural Thinking Training at the Amani Institute

This post was written by Loubna Sadiki, currently a student in our Certificate in Social Innovation Management program. Originally from Morocco but …

Learn About Our Courses #2: Bio-Empathy – Learning from Nature

In last week's blog post, we described one of our upcoming courses - Storytelling as a Leadership Skill. This week, we present an interview about our …

Learn About Our Courses #1: Storytelling as a Leadership Skill

A couple of weeks ago, we announced our first list of instructors and courses for our upcoming Certificate in Social Innovation Management program. Th…