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The Network Effect: How the Amani Institute Training in Social Innovation Extends Beyond the Classroom

This story was written by Geraldine Hepp, Community Manager at Amani Institute.Despite the prevalence of NGO work in Kenya and the rise of Social Entr…

THNK – Breaking Barriers by Supporting Young Social Entrepreneurs – November 12, 2014

ROSHAN PAUL AND CARRIE RICH ON THEIR QUEST TO BREAK BARRIERS BY SUPPORTING YOUNG SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS Social entrepreneurship is hot and happening, w…

Ilaina standing in front of the Amani house in Nairobi

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 …