Entries by breannesvehla

Skoll World Forum 2013: Everything You Need To Know

Mark Hand, one of our Skoll Skollars, takes us on a recap of the Skoll World Forum. As Mark says, “happy reading”!   If you missed this year’s Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship, never fear: a raft of students from across Oxford worked all week long to get you the inside scoop on the […]

Social Entrepreneurship 101

 Continuing our series of posts by our University of Oxford students attending the Skoll World Forum, Mark Hand and his colleagues give us their take on an introduction to Social Entrepreneurship.  As Mark says, doctor “happy enterprising!” “Social Entrepreneurship,” according to one definition, “strives to solve social problems at a systemic level using innovative, sustainable, […]

Disruption Decoded: Four skills for shifting systems

Approximately twenty University of Oxford students will be attending this year’s Skoll World Forum as part of the Skoll Centre‘s Skoll World Forum Student Fellowship.  Students will be blogging throughout the Forum, so stay tuned for some great insights! With the Forum fast approaching, Mark Hand has already shared some of his thoughts below. Enjoy! […]

Helping Social Organisations in Distress with Michael Säger

Recently the Oxford Social Impact Network organised an event with Michael Säger, malady who talked about his experience helping social organisations in distress. The following post was written by Nicki Ashcroft, Development & NGO Chair of the Social Impact Network.  Enjoy!   What does an SBS graduate do when the social organization he just joined […]

We’re Back!

We hit the ground running after the New Year and Hilary Term is off to a busy start.  There are several events piling up!  So take a look at some of the most recent happenings from our newsletter below and hopefully fit some of these opportunities in before the term ends! – The Skoll Centre […]

Opportunities of the Week

Classes are wrapping up here in Oxford and term break is fast approaching.  However there are several opportunities happening in the next few weeks.  Please see if any of the below are of interest to you and have a wonderful new year!   FinCapDev Have you heard about the FinCapDev Competition? It’s a mobile app […]