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What skills do you need to make a living while making a difference?

Have you ever thought of turning your passion into a career, but were unsure of where to start? For the past four months, Amani Institute has hosted p…

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6 Insights about changemaking – and the difference between knowing something and understanding it

A few weeks ago, I sat watching the final presentations from our class of Social Innovation Management Fellows in India. I was struck by 2 things. F…

Earn Your Diploma at UPEACE Through Amani Institute!

Did you know that after graduating from Amani Institute’s Social Innovation Management Program you also become eligible for the Diploma in Social In…

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Are you looking for mentorship?

“In these days of ” VUCA-(Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) ” it seems that there’s not much you can count on. But you can coun…

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Amani Fellows at the Big 5 Summit - Photo Credit: Jerry Zhu

Building a Financially Sustainable Social Enterprise in Emerging Markets

Six lessons on achieving financial independence in a resource-constrained era.We still remember the moment vividly—the one that would define the dir…

Intrapreneurs need allies

From Buzzword to Action: 10 Tips How to Be an Intrapreneur

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”Albert EinsteinThis is a guest post by our Social Innovation Management Fellow Ina Bogdano…

Amani Fellows who started Refugee Integration Organization

Creating Social Impact with a Global Team – Lessons Learned from a Young Startup

RIO, shortened for Refugee Integration Organisation, is an organisation I co-run with Lucas Cruz and Camille Diere. RIO helps refugees in Ghana integr…

Amani Students learning how to discuss with people that disagree

How To Survive the Age of Nationalism: A First Step in Finding Common Ground

This isn’t another article about the echo chambers we live in. This is about how those of us who believe in progressive values are now in the minori…

Are You Delivering Services or Are you Providing Value?

Are You Delivering Services or Are You Providing Value?More social innovators need to ask themselves whether the products and services they offer are …

Is that all we can do? – #1change Challenges

Some people say 'that's all we can do' - but is that so?Born from a feeling of outrage against injustice and a wish to ease suffering, Giulia Balestra…