The Social Innovation Think Tank: what does social-symbolic work mean for social innovators?

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The Social Innovation Think Tank The Social Innovation Think Tank series explores the power of social innovation in the modern world, sharing its necessity and capacity to challenge the status quo. The monthly series is hosted by Dr Neil Stott … Continued

Social enterprise for social change: the rise of Newfoundland & Labrador

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The rural and remote communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, are the source of many fascinating historical and contemporary examples of organising for social change and provide the backdrop and the inspiration for the work of the Centre for Social Enterprise (CSE).

My social innovation story: from fencing to social innovation

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Written by Rania Rahardja, a student on our MSt in Social Innovation programme, who matriculated with Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge. Over the next two years, we’ll follow the journey of some of our Cohort Five students, who started … Continued

Removing the concrete wall: how to increase the number of Black women in leadership

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There’s the gender gap and there’s the race/gender gap The ‘glass ceiling’ is now a common term used to reference the set of obstacles women face to hinder their progress in the workplace, especially as they aim to rise up … Continued

Student life in a time of chaos

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Pivoting lifestyles towards a positive mindset For the last three years I have been studying International Business; a subject which in passing may sound dense with its vague title, however, it holds extensive meaning within its context and our society. … Continued

The Social Ideas Podcast: the sustainable power of earthworms

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The Social Ideas Podcast The Social Ideas Podcast shares the impact of social innovation, its necessity and its capacity to challenge the status quo. Throughout this series, highly committed change makers in business, civil society, policy and academia will talk … Continued

Moving beyond social entrepreneurship

Social extrapreneurship There is growing interest in expanding our understanding of social innovation, moving beyond social entrepreneurship to address societal challenges through different decision-making levels(1) and the collaboration of multiple actors. Social extrapreneurship(2) is a novel view of entrepreneurship: it … Continued