Entries by Skoll Centre

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Proximate Philanthropy

Closing the Gap – a series of Oxford University postgraduate student insights to the Skoll World Forum 2018 Kim Scriven, 2017-18 MBA at Saïd Business School, covers the Skoll World Forum session on ‘Proximate Philanthropy: Exploring Power and Privilege in the Funding Landscape’ The focus of this year’s forum is the Power of Proximity, and […]

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News that Serves

Closing the Gap – a series of Oxford University postgraduate student insights to the Skoll World Forum 2018 Kevin Warner, Skoll Scholar and 2017-18 MBA, at Saïd Business School, covers the Skoll World Forum session ‘News That Serves’. There are many unknowns in the future of news media. Who will do the reporting? Who is […]

Becoming Big Bettable

Closing the Gap – a series of Oxford University postgraduate student insights to the Skoll World Forum 2018 Louis Slade, MPhil in Development Studies at the Department of International Development, reports on the Skoll World Forum session ‘Becoming Big Bettable’. The description for William Foster and Sridhar Prasad’s session on “Becoming Big Bettable” is perhaps […]

Experiments in Empathy

Closing the Gap – a series of Oxford University postgraduate student insights to the Skoll World Forum 2018 2017-18 MBA at Saïd Business School, Shruthi Vijayakumar, covers the Skoll World Forum session ‘Creative Tensions: Proximity and Power’. We live in a world that is increasingly fractured and divided. The rise of populism has seen ‘othering’ […]