Category: Social Entrepreneurs

Advocating for harnessing the disruptive power of technology

Big Data, Disruptive technology, Social Entrepreneurs, Uncategorized

Thanks to Katherine Milligan for highlighting how technology catalyzes behavior change that improves impact on a scale that matters. Three ways to harness the disruptive power of technology Harness social entrepreneurs as source of disruption Procurement is power Overhaul the way we see data “…much of public sector not aware of all disruptive technologies & …

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1.2 billion opportunities — The Economist Special Report on Africa

Africa, Social Entrepreneurs, Uncategorized

Writer Daniel Knowles points to the promise We couldn’t agree more with Knowles that Africa’s market of 1.2 billion people holds huge potential for innovators who look past the commodity boom’s ending and the very real challenges on the continent to the opportunities to support 54 countries’ leaders in boosting the productivity of their people, …

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Public & private leaders agree: Africa’s future looks bright

Africa, Analytics, Social Entrepreneurs, Sustainable Development, Uncategorized

10 Reasons to Watch Africa in 2016 – Caroline Kende-Robb, Africa’s Progress Panel’s Executive Director, shares her view of unfolding scenarios Africa’s time has come. Having spent the last twelve years working in partnership with governments, donor groups, NGOs and private companies to bring systemic improvements to the wellbeing of people on the African continent, …

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Davos 2016 confirms — social entrepreneurs, our time has come

Analytics, Big Data, Social Entrepreneurs, Sustainable Development, Uncategorized

Social entrepreneur: an on-the-ground agent for immediacy, a hothouse of innovation, and a connector of industry with the developing world for mutual benefit. I just returned from Davos 2016, invited to attend with my small cohort of fellow 2015 Social Entrepreneurs of the Year, awarded by the World Economic Forum (WEF)/Schwab Foundation. “Social entrepreneur” is …

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