Men and #MeToo – podcast

Men and #MeToo – podcast

This podcast discusses ways in which men and boys can contribute to the struggle towards a more gender equal world in the wake of #MeToo. At the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, we invite change makers in business, civil society, policy and academia to talk about their work, their ideas and their motivation to strive towards toRead more

Rap therapy for London youth

Rap therapy for London youth

Rapper Bhishma Asare has set up Rap Therapy, a social venture which teaches young people to be creative and positively express themselves through rap. In this blog, he explains how Rap Therapy started, how it helps youth in South London and the challenges he faces in increasing the initiative’s impact. With a significant rise ofRead more

Critical friends on rebuilding trust – podcast

Critical friends on rebuilding trust – podcast

This podcast series is a place for critical reflection. We invite change makers in business, civil society, policy and academia to the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation to talk about their work, their ideas and their motivation to strive towards to a more just and sustainable world. Critical friends As good intentions alone are notRead more

Rebuilding trust in business and technology

Rebuilding trust in business and technology

In this opinion piece, Fellow of Social Innovation Noa Gafni shares her view on the global decline in trust and how to rebuild this. Trust in the system has decreased in recent years, stimulated by the rise of exponential technologies. Radical transparency has exposed rising inequality and corruption. Social media feeds have been fuelling theRead more

Fostering inclusive economic growth in Africa

Fostering inclusive economic growth in Africa

This blog explores how business can drive inclusive growth in Africa by highlighting the key insights of the Business in Africa Conference organised at the Cambridge Judge Business School. Africa is a growth story. The continent is home to six of the world’s fastest-growing economies [1] and contains a vast range of untapped resources, from naturalRead more

How you enter social enterprise matters

How you enter social enterprise matters

In many aspects of life where we come from influences where we go next. This also applies to social entrepreneurs: how they transition into social enterprise can play a big role. This blog explores how different starting points matter for the development of social enterprises. Together with Professor Paul Tracey and Reader Neil Stott fromRead more

Social intrapreneurship – doing good from the inside out

Social intrapreneurship – doing good from the inside out

An interview with Asrif Yusoff, the head of business venture management at a leading energy company and a part-time student at the Cambridge Judge Business School, on leading social innovation within a corporation. You hold an MBA from Imperial College, a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University, and you are currently pursuing aRead more

Rap about Cambridge Social Ventures Weekend

Rap about Cambridge Social Ventures Weekend

More than 700 social entrepreneurs have come to one of our Social Venture Weekends since 2014… but this is the first time anyone’s been inspired to rap about us! On a sunny weekend this summer, 50 budding social entrepreneurs joined us for the 14th Social Venture Weekend, a three-day workshop at Cambridge Judge Business SchoolRead more

Social entrepreneurship after the Arab Spring

Social entrepreneurship after the Arab Spring

In 2011, hopes of a “new Egypt” inspired mass protests in Cairo which led to the resignation of President Mubarak. Seven years later, the regime change did not bring the social change people hoped for. Egypt is facing a number of straggling social problems, including 34.4 per cent youth unemployment, 27.8 per cent of the population livingRead more

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