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Empathy: The Best Antidote for Messiah Complex

Continuing our series of posts by our University of Oxford students attending the Skoll World Forum, this piece is by Ken Moriyama, a student at Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Goverment who is studying for his Masters in Public Policy.  At a workshop called “Framework Change: Re-Examining Your Personal Theory of Change,” Bill Drayton, Henry De Sio […]

Mobile – Enabled Entrepreneurship for Water Security

Continuing our series of posts by our University of Oxford students attending the Skoll World Forum, viagra buy Skoll Scholar Shubham Anand summarises one of his forum experiences. Can mobile technology lead to solutions that ensure water security? This was the intriguing topic of the mid-morning session today led by Dr. Rob Hope who leads the ‘mobile/ water […]

Five Conversations worth having at the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship

Continuing our series of posts by our University of Oxford students attending the Skoll World Forum, Mark Hand gives us his overview of the conversations happening at the forum. There is no dearth of hallyway discussion at the Skoll World Forum, the world’s glitziest of gathering on social entrepreneurship and impact investing. Here are four topics that are […]

Goodbye Michaelmas. Hello Hilary.

What better way to kick off a new term here at the Skoll Centre than to celebrate the highlights of the previous one! A few top highlights of the 2011 Michaelmas Term: Days of Conversation on Social Innovation:  Over half of the MBA class joined us for a vibrant kick off to the year. We gathered […]

Is the “social” needed before the “enterprise”?

With the new academic year kicking off, the debates and discussions are well underway.   Skoll Scholar Daniela Papi (@danielapapi) takes a moment to reflect on one of the more heated conversations we’re having: why the polarization between “entrepreneurship” and “social entrepreneurship”? Reposted with permission from Daniela’s blog. I’m starting my first week of classes at […]