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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 …

The invisible pain of black women in Brazil

An Amani Fellow in Brazil mapped the psychological services for mothers who are victims of State violenceLorraine Carvalho Silva has a Law degree and …

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…

Announcing Demystifying Social Impact Careers!

What does a career in social impact really mean, both globally and in India? Who is qualified for jobs in this area? Can I make a living while making …

Minimalist-To be or not to be?

By: Carla Saiki, Amani Institute Social Innovation Management Fellow After many assignments, meetings, workshops, readings, and projects about social…

Burn Manufacturing Amani Leadership and Management for Impact( ALMI) program

Management Training for Social Impact at Burn Manufacturing

In emerging markets, small and growing businesses (SGBs) are critical to economic prosperity. They provide much needed jobs, help redistribute wealth …

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Choosing Venezuela: Claudia Valladares Walks Her Talk

If you were given the option to remain in a stable country with a lucrative job, or return to your home country, which is in a state of turmoil, what …

Milagro Iraola Amani Institute

The Courage to Embark on New Leadership Roles

Amani Institute Fellow Milagro Pereyra Iraola is the New Executive Director of Njambre. Discover her feelings, thoughts and ambitions as she steps int…

Purpose is not a mere tagline or marketing campaign

Many people think capitalism is the root cause of all inequalities, of the overexploitation of our planet’s resources and climate change. Others bel…

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