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We’re now a Non-Profit, and We’re Growing!

Amani Institute Receives Non-Profit StatusWe are excited to announce that we have received tax-exemption status, also known as 501(c)(3) status, in th…

Huffington Post – Filling The Gap in Social Innovation: An Interview With Roshan Paul Of The Amani Institute I October 14, 2014

Through my work at The Global Good Fund, I have the distinct pleasure of investing in the leadership development of other people - high potential…

Medium – Schools for Life. 10 Schools that are changing the way we see education I October 15, 2014

My first experience of a ‘school for life’ was as a volunteer gap year student in 1999 at Glengarry — a spectacular outdoor campus set …

Stanford Social Innovation Review – New Models for Higher Education I July 25, 2014

By Matthew Abrams | 2 | Jul. 15, 2014While the flipped classroom, EdX, and portfolio-based learning all exemplify t…

Seven Elements of Social Innovation

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

Please welcome the Social Innovation Management Class and New Faculty of 2014!

Tomorrow, March 15 2014, marks the start of our second class of Social Innovation Management changemakers. We are delighted by this and excited to see…

Stanford Social Innovation Review – Social Change and the Shadow Side of Passion I September 7, 2014

By Geraldine Hepp and Roshan Paul | Feb. 7, 2014It is now widely acknowledged that doing work that follows one’s passion leads to a sense of pu…

Huffington Post – What If What We Studied Had Global Impact? I September 6, 2014

For all the hope and promise the 21st century has brought us, it's also bringing us a brand new set of issues that can't be solved using 20th century …

Fast Company – Does IKEA hold the secret to the future of college?

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS IN AFRICA, BACKED BY THE LIKES OF MICROSOFT AND IKEA, ARE ATTEMPTING TO SATISFY A HUGE DEMAND FOR LEARNING ACROSS THE CONTINENT. …

The perfect Christmas gift: change a life and impact our world

Written by Charlotte on December 18, 2013 in Living Looking for something meaningful to gift your loved one? Surprise them with th…