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#OpportunityRedefined Google+ Hangout

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 21, 2015 10:21:14 AM


Last week, we hosted our first #OpportunityRedefined Google+ Hangout featuring Kirsten Lodal of LIFT, Alex Bernadotte of Beyond 12, and Maria Teresa Kumar of Voto Latino. Our panelists discussed how they are pushing the boundaries on social problem solving and, in the process, changing old notions about opportunity in America.

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Tags: Beyond 12, Google, Google Hangout, Google Hangout On Air, #OpportunityRedefined, Alex Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, maria teresa kumar, venture philanthropy, voto latino

Take 5: "New Student Loans For A New For-Profit Education Sector" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 14, 2015 3:16:50 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Black, Higher Education, hiker, Howard Schultz, NPR, #OpportunityRedefined, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, Social Innovation News, Starbucks, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Black Children, CEO Howard Schultz, Coder Bootcamps, coding, Common Core, Gathering, Gathering of Leaders, Student Loans, Technology, Technology Skills Training, The New York Times, United States, United States of America, USA, USA Today, venture philanthropy

New Video: Roots of our #OpportunityRedefined Series

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Jul 14, 2015 10:08:51 AM


In this new video from our creative partners at Hiker, you can get a feel for where the ideas and angles in our #OpportunityRedefined series were born. You'll see the faces and hear the voices of many extraordinary social entrepreneurs who came together at our Gathering of Leaders earlier this year to discuss the future of social problem solving and the growing importance of diversity and inclusion, among other things.

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Tags: Beyond 12, #OpportunityRedefined, Organizations, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Alex Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Gathering of Leaders, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, maria teresa kumar, Thoughts and Approaches, voto latino

#OpportunityRedefined: Stay Tuned for Live Video of our 7/15 Google Hangout on Problem Solving, Diversity, and Inclusion

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 13, 2015 11:29:49 AM


This Wednesday, July 15th, at 3:00 PM ET, we are holding a Google On Air Hangout with three extraordinary social entrepreneurs - Kirsten Lodal of LIFT, Alex Bernadotte of Beyond 12, and Maria Teresa Kumar of Voto Latino - as part of our new #OpportunityRedefined series.

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Tags: announcements, Beyond 12, Opportunity Gap, #OpportunityRedefined, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Alex Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, economic opportunity, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, maria teresa kumar, voto latino

#OpportunityRedefined: White House Tech Advisor on Diversity

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Jul 10, 2015 10:12:26 AM


Earlier this week, we published a post in our #OpportunityRedefined series featuring an interview with LinkedIn Co-Founder Allen Blue. In the interview, he comments on technology's critical importance in social problem solving; LinkedIn's new Economic Graph and changing notions about upward mobility in America; and the value of diversity in business and innovation. Our favorite quote from the piece: "Innovation is driven by diversity...of opinion, experience, and background."

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Tags: allen blue, LinkedIn, Megan Smith, #OpportunityRedefined, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Technology, United States Chief Technology Officer, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Why the Social Innovation Fund Now Matters More than Ever" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 9, 2015 2:29:05 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: 2015 Millennial Impact Report, Beyond 12, Google Hangout, inequality, millennials, #OpportunityRedefined, Organizations, Pay For Success, President Barack Obama, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The Mission Continues, Alex Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, Commonwealth Magazine, Generation, John Grossman, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, maria teresa kumar, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, Spencer Kympton, The Center for Effective Philanthropy, The Huffington Post, Third Sector Capital, Third Sector Capital Partners, Time, venture philanthropy, Veterans, voto latino

#OpportunityRedefined: Google Hangout With Three Amazing Women

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 8, 2015 3:24:43 PM

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Tags: allen blue, announcements, Beyond 12, Google, Google Hangout, LinkedIn, #OpportunityRedefined, social entrepreneurship, Alexandra Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, maria teresa kumar, venture philanthropy, voto latino

Take 5: "The Past, Present and Future of School Design" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 8, 2015 10:51:56 AM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: allen blue, Blended Learning, EdBuild, Intrinsic Schools, Job Interview Training, Larry Kearns, LinkedIn, Mother Jones, #OpportunityRedefined, PTSD, Punishment, School Design, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Census Bureau, Discipline, Disciplining Kids, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, EdSurge, MAP, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Poverty Rates, System Architecture of Schooling, The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, U.S. School District, venture philanthropy, Veterans, Virtual Reality

#OpportunityRedefined: Interview with LinkedIn's Allen Blue on Inclusion and Diversity

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Jul 8, 2015 10:30:36 AM


Last week, we launched a new digital dialogue series called #OpportunityRedefined, which seeks to lift up amazing leaders and ideas, provoke conversation, and incite boldness in addressing the toughest challenges we face in America.

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Tags: allen blue, LinkedIn, #OpportunityRedefined, social entrepreneurship, social impact, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Technology, Thoughts and Approaches, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "This Is What Happens When You Read to a Child" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 1, 2015 12:44:50 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Aspen Ideas Festival, aspen institute, Brain, Brain Scan, Child Advocacy Groups, Child's Brain, education, Language, #OpportunityRedefined, Organizations, Peace First, philanthropy, Problem Solvers, Sean Parker, social emotional learning, Social Innovation News, the wall street journal, Amplify Blog, Early Learning, economic empowerment, Eric Dawson, Hackers, Neuroscience, peacemaking, public health, Reading, Social Innovation Fund, Social Problem Solving, the chronicle of philanthropy, Time, venture philanthropy, WSJ