Entries by Skoll Centre

SOCAP/Europe kicks off

Amsterdam plays host to the most popular party in Europe this week- the 2011 SOCAP/Europe Conference. We’re thrilled that several of our Oxford MBA students and faculty have the opportunity to attend the event and help out our friends over at SOCAP.   They’ll be keeping us posted on all the latest and their perspectives on […]

Debating the future of social finance at the house of lords

This post was written by Elizabeth Ritchey, member of the SBS  2010-2011 MBA class, and co-chair of the Social Finance OBN. On May 24th the Social Finance OBN (Oxford Business Network) and the Social Entrepreneurship OBNs teamed up for a joint trip down to London to visit the House of Lords. Tim Jones, the Social […]

Announcing the 2011-2012 Skollars!

Drumroll, please! It’s a special day here at the Skoll Centre, as we can finally introduce you to our newest class of Skoll Skollars! After a rigorous 6 month search, we have selected four fantastic social entrepreneurs who have made significant contributions to the field already – and who will continue to do so long […]

Achieving Transformative Philanthropy: Promises and Challenges for Colombia

This post is written by Skoll Centre Director Pamela Hartigan, ampoule who has just returned from Colombia. When Felipe Medina emailed me eight months ago inviting me to keynote a meeting in Cartagena, Colombia, sales on “Transformational Philanthropy”, I needed little persuading. Colombia is my favourite country on the planet –well, okay – definitely my […]