1. Programs Director Kenya
Description of Position
Although only 2 years…Continue
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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 Entrepreneurship all around the world, someone like Roseline Orwa can still feel like a misfit. Speaking about how participating in the Social Innovation Management class of 2014 at Amani Institute has changed her life, she pulls out a puzzle piece from her wallet – a piece of a jigsaw…Continue
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This blog post was written by Andrew McBride (@amzuri), a participant in the 2014 class of the Certificate in Social Innovation Management at the Amani Institute. Here, he shares reflections on innovation sparked by a course on Bio-Empathy, held at the Lake Naivasha ecosystem in…Continue
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The first-ever East Africa Social Innovation Safari kicks off this April! Read more to see if you are eligible to apply. If you are –…Continue
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This post was written by Jessica Newmark, from South Africa, an alumni of the Amani Institute's Certificate in Social Innovation Management program. In the post, Jessica writes about the journey that prompted her to come to participate in the Amani Institute. …Continue
We are proud to announce that applications are open for the Post-Graduate Certificate in Social Innovation Management, starting on March 15, 2014. This program has been endorsed and supported by a range of…Continue
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At the Amani Institute, we are exploring new ways of teaching future leaders of social change, and one of these is what we can learn from nature as the ultimate designer. Our Bio-Empathy course integrates the study of innovation from Biomimicry with the exploration of leadership and self-development of outdoors-based learning programs. Keep reading to learn more about what we mean. If you are based in…Continue
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About a month ago, McKinsey & Company, the world’s premier consulting firm …Continue
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Cross-posted from The Amani Institute.
I am excited to have published an essay in the Stanford Social Innovation Review blog on the experience that I’ve been having through being one of the founding class at THNK: The Amsterdam School for Creative Leadership.
Do check out the essay here: it’s called …Continue
Added by Roshan on May 25, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Last week, I guest-lectured on social entrepreneurship to a group of master’s students at a well-known university in the Washington, DC area. Towards the end, the conversation veered towards the idea behind what we’re doinghere at The Amani Institute. When I described a…Continue
Cross-posted from The Amani Institute Blog
Springtime in Washington DC is also career-planning time for the thousands of students in this college-and-government town. This is when universities scour the beltway’s networks to find people who hold jobs their students want to have, and invite them to provide been-there-done-that wisdom and share…Continue
In September 2011, The Economist published a special report on the future of jobs called “The Great Mismatch”. The cover of the report itself indicated the paradox of the current jobs economy: as unemployment seems to be rising, more and more employers are complaining they can’t find the talent they need. This phenomenon is…
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The first thing Anya Kamenetz said when she took the stage at a talk at the Center for American Progress to promote her new book was: "The book is up online so feel free to surf to it on your phones and check it out".
When was the last time you had a professor or other speaker…Continue
Cross-posted from The Amani Institute blog.
If you've been reading the news much in America this past year (or talking to me at all), you've likely heard about the current crisis in higher education. And the doomsayers are no light-weights. They include…Continue
On Ashoka Peace, we just published a blog post about a new study in the Journal of Peace Psychology that examines the way social entrepreneurs approach conflict resultion, in particular in contrast to more traditional approaches.
Read the post here, which will also take you to the study.
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