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Demystifying Social Impact Careers Conference

“Conferences Are just for Corporates”, and Other Myths about the Impact Sector

by Harshavardhan Palvatla*There are a lot of misconceptions about building a career in the social impact sector. Having just started my journey at Ama…

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Metztli Zepeda

What Is the Story You Are Telling Yourself?

By Metztli Zepeda* While doing a night walk in Periyar National Park near Bangalore, Octavio, one of the Fellows in my class, asked me: "Metztli, what…

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Leading by Example for a Better Future for Africa

Working in social innovation and the impact sector is certainly a challenging yet ultimately fulfilling task. Lots of sacrifice, long working hours an…

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Yung Han Gojo Amani Institute

Looking for purpose: from private investment in Taiwan to microfinance in Sri Lanka

The beauty of life is that sometimes life-changing opportunities come when least expected. This is what happened to Yunghan Chang, in 2016. Despite h…

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Solving the Same Problems in a New Context

By: Rafaela Mendes, Amani Social Innovation Management Fellow in BengaluruPrior to joining Amani’s Social Innovation Management Program in India,  …

Quando carreira e propósito se alinham: conheça a experiência profissional de Amanda

A Amani Fellow conta sua experiência trabalhando com jovens engajados.Você já pensou em se dedicar a uma carreira alinhada com os seus valores e qu…

Why Amani’s SIM Program is Something You Don’t Want to Miss!

By: Anjali Das,  (second from the left), Amani Social Innovation Management Fellow, India Class 3.When I first decided to be a part of the Amani Inst…

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How Nikhil leveraged his startup experience for social impact

The story of Nikhil Goel, who left a dream job in India to study Social Innovation Management in Nairobi: thanks to rapid prototyping, in less than 6 …

A Life of Purpose: The Story of Tamila

Tamila Silva dos Santos is 28 years old. She was born in the outskirts of Salvador (in the northeastern part of Brazil), and now she lives in Lauro de…

Richard Steward Amani Institute

The Fortitude to Venture into the Unknown to Influence Change

An interesting statistic about Amani Institute’s Social Innovation Management (SIM) program is that almost 80% of our Fellows are intrapreneurs. Ove…