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Archive: Fellows' Experience

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…

Navigating my Career Shift: How Jessica Chaplin Shifted to the Social Sector after Graduating from Amani Institute

What does it take to build a career of meaning and impact? Read the story Jessica, a Social Innovation Management fellow, took after leaving Nairobi t…

The Power of Having the Right People Around You

  This post was written by Siegfried Rossmuller, from Austria, an alumni of our Certificate in Social Innovation Management program in 2012. …

“Abled” and “Dis-abled”

This blog post was written by Aditi Agrawal, a participant in our 2014 class of the Certificate in Social Innovation Management. Here, she shares refl…

Take a Sit on the Wild Side

This blog post was written by Andrew McBride, a participant in the 2014 class of the Certificate in Social Innovation Management. Here, he shares refl…

Confessions of an Amani Alumni

This post was written by Marcis Vanadzins from Latvia, an alumni from the 2013 class of the Certificate in Social Innovation Management. In which he w…

I No Longer Feel Alone or Crazy in My Search for Meaning – The World is Full of These People

This post was written by Jessica Newmark, from South Africa, currently a student in our Certificate in Social Innovation Management program. In the …

The Education I have Been Advocating For

Kofi Yeboah is a student in the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, in the social sciences, a blogger who often writes for Global Voices. He is also …