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LEARNING SCIENCES, ENGINEERING AND DESIGN: UNIFYING OUR VISION FOR EVOLVING EDUCATION

Posted by Reimagine Learning on Jul 31, 2017 2:30:09 PM


The following guest post was written by Jon Madian, a member of the Reimagine Learning network.

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Tags: R&D, Reimagine Learning Fund, science, Arts, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Technology, Thoughts and Approaches, Design, Jon Madian, STEAM, Knowledge Engineering, Research Engineering

New Profit's Board Chair, Jeff Walker, Featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Posted by Admin on Jul 11, 2017 12:17:46 PM


"I’ve met several people recently who had something in common. All were building collaborations to address big problems. All were experiencing genuine success. Yet all felt somehow "odd" because the way they were addressing the problem did not fit the typical nonprofit-leader mold. To each of them, I’ve said the same thing: There’s a name for people like you, and it’s "system entrepreneur." - Jeff Walker

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Tags: Board of Directors, Chronicle of Philanthropy, In The News, Jeff Walker, Public Allies, social change, Amplify Blog, System Entrepreneur, Systems Change, Thoughts and Approaches, Vanessa Kirsch

Jeff Walker, New Profit Board Chair, talks Systems Entrepreneurship and Collaboration at TEDx

Posted by Admin on Jan 3, 2017 2:21:44 PM



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Tags: harvard business review, HBR, Jeff Walker, Jeffrey Walker, Jim Bildner, New Profit, Systems Entrepreneurship, Amplify Blog, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, TedX, Thoughts and Approaches, Vanessa Kirsch

End of Year Community Letter from New Profit Board Chairman Jeff Walker

Posted by Admin on Dec 28, 2016 10:41:21 AM


The following letter to the New Profit community from our Board Chair Jeff Walker appears in our 2015-2016 Annual Report.

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Tags: Atul Gawande, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Business, Changemakers, collaboration, Jeff Walker, Jim Bildner, philanthropy, Public Policy, social impact, Systems Entrepreneurship, Amplify Blog, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, New Profit Board of Directors, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Thoughts and Approaches, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy

End of Year Letter from New Profit Founder and CEO Vanessa Kirsch

Posted by Admin on Dec 28, 2016 10:38:30 AM


The following letter from New Profit's Founder and CEO, Vanessa Kirsch, appears in our 2015-2016 Annual Report.

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Tags: Election, J.B. Schramm, Jeff Walker, New Profit, Pathways, Amplify Blog, College Summit, Presidential, Thoughts and Approaches, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy

Harvard Business Review Publishes Piece by New Profit CEO Vanessa Kirsch and Board Chair Jeff Walker

Posted by Admin on Jul 26, 2016 2:36:02 PM


Across all of New Profit's work - from investing in visionary social entrepreneurs to building collaborative, cross-sector social impact initiatives  -  systemic change is our guidestar. We are looking to fundamentally transform the way America educates its children, propels people towards social and financial stability, and creates healthy communities. Vanessa Kirsch, our founder and CEO, penned a letter to the New Profit community recently laying out how we are evolving our work to push even harder for systemic change:

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Tags: harvard business review, Jeff Walker, Jim Bildner, social entrepreneurship, Amplify Blog, Draper Richard Kaplan Foundation, Systems Thinking, TFA, Thoughts and Approaches, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy

The Millennial Advantage

Posted by Yordanos Eyoel on May 24, 2016 11:33:01 AM





The following post was written by Megan Schumann part of Deloitte's Social Impact practice and Yordanos Eyoel an Associate Partner at New Profit.

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Tags: Boston, K-12 education, Megan Schumann, Millennial, Policy Makers, social entrepreneurship, social impact, Amplify Blog, DC, Deloitte, Education System, Thoughts and Approaches, Yordanos Eyoel

CEO Letter: New Profit's Future Bet on Collaboration, Systems Change

Posted by Admin on May 11, 2016 10:40:28 AM




The following letter was written by Vanessa Kirsch, Founder and CEO of New Profit. At the end of the letter, we have included some highlights of New Profit's recent work.

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Tags: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Collaborative Problem Solving, college to career, education, Elisa Villanueva Beard, Innovate Public Schools, Jeff Walker, Match Education, Muhammad Yunus, New Teacher Center, President Barack Obama, Teach For America, Acelero Learning, #AdvanceEquity, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, anet, Bain Bapital, Deloitte, Early Learning, economic empowerment, focus funds, Marco Davis, New Profit Staff, Presidential, public health, Steven Barnes, TFA, The Gathering of Leaders, Thoughts and Approaches, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, Verizon Center, Wendy Kopp, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence f

'Engineers Wanted: No Degree Required' By Robbie Bach

Posted by Admin on Oct 16, 2015 12:48:33 PM


The following guest post was written by Robbie Bach, former President of Entertainment & Devices Division at Microsoft and driving force behind the launch of Xbox. Bach recently joined New Profit for a fireside chat about his new book "Xbox Revisited" and how lessons from the video game business can be applied to social problem solving.

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Tags: Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Civic Engineering, code.org, Electrical Engineers, Engineer, Hadi Partovi, Jeff Raikes, Jim Clark, Math, Mechanical Engineers, Merriam-Webster Dictionary, Navy SEAL, New Profit, Organizations, Robbie Bach, science, silicon valley, Simpson-Bowles Commission, STEM, Alan Simpson, Amplify Blog, Analytic Tools, Army of Civic Engineers, Civil Engineers, Communications Techniques, Engineering, Erskine Bowles, Geekdom, Gerald Chertavian, Leadership Attributes, Navy Seal Team, Social Problem Solving, Software Engineers, Technical Skills, Technology, Technology-Driven Economy, The Raikes Foundation, Thoughts and Approaches, Tricia Raikes, Vanessa Kirsch, Video Games, XBox, Xbox Revisited, Year Up

#OPPORTUNITYREDEFINED: 6 Takeaways from Our Diversity and Inclusion GHO

Posted by Kim Syman on Jul 29, 2015 11:42:33 AM


The following post was written by Kim Syman, Managing Partner, Field Leadership and Early Learning Fund.

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