Entries by Skoll Centre

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A letter to my younger self

Mohsin Ali Mustafa is our 2018-19 Skoll Scholar on the Oxford MBA. Mohsin is also a Weidenfeld-Hoffman Scholar, co-founder and managing director of Clinic5 – an affordable health delivery service in Pakistan.  I write this blog post as a letter to my younger self. We don’t have a time machine (yet) but what we do […]

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My journey from Peru

One sunny day in 2016, I was 4,000 meters above sea level crammed into a minivan riding across the southern mountains of Peru on the way to make my first big quinoa purchase. A wooden truck was waiting for me on the chaotic streets of Juliaca. An all-women’s farmer association hours away in the mountains […]

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From Rwanda to Oxford

I awoke to the sound of beating. My young female neighbor was screaming, and the dull thud of weight hitting a body was audible. I had been living in rural Rwanda for about a year, serving as an Education Volunteer with the US Peace Corps, straight out of my undergraduate studies with an unlikely degree […]

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Skoll Centre launches Impact Lab programme

The Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship this year launches the “Impact Lab”, a one year co-curricular programme designed to enable Oxford MBA students to take a leading role in tackling the complex and pressing social and environmental challenges of our world. The programme cultivates the knowledge, tools and personal leadership qualities needed to drive ambitious […]

What’s coming up this year?

The Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship is heading into a new era. Over the summer months, we’ve been busy planning our future. Our main aim, as always, will focus on cultivating the next generation of social entrepreneurs, and the leaders who support them through a complementary set of activities. These activities will aim to strengthen […]

We’re growing our team

We’re growing the team here at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford! If you would like to join our team and help us to advance transformative social entrepreneurship globally through education,  networks, and research then check out these opportunities. Both roles are fixed-term contracts to July 2021, and the application deadline […]