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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…

Social Innovation Management Program Class 3 Brazil

Social Innovation and Safe Spaces

How might we create a safe space for better, innovative, and mutual learning process?This is a guest post by our Alumni Amani Al-Nsairat, Jordan.It wa…

Siegfried Rossmueller at Amani

Sophia Foundation to Support Ushindi Scholarship Fund

Amani Institute is proud to announce a new collaboration with the Sophia Foundation, initiated by Amani Fellow Jessica Chaplin, who took part in our f…

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…

Sunset on Marive Drive

We’re Expanding to India!

We’re Expanding to India!After successful launches in Nairobi, Kenya (2013) and Sao Paulo, Brazil (2015), we’re pleased to announce that we have b…

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…

Training the Future Civic Leaders Of Africa

At the end of every year we reflect on what we have learnt as a team at Amani Institute; what went well and what we want to change going forward. In D…

Amani Fellows Blue Sky

Social Innovation is Not Like Living on a Pink Cloud

In 2016, last September I attended the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution course at the Amani Institute. The 3-day course triggered my thoughts in ma…