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Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives
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Social Innovation: Opportunities & Imperatives

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In support of Architecture for Humanity & Pecha Kucha SF. …

In support of Architecture for Humanity & Pecha Kucha SF.
http://www.pecha-kucha.org/night/san-francisco/

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  • 1. Social innovation: the opportunity & imperatives
    © Raaya Design, 2010
  • 2. innovations which have a social purpose =social innovation
  • 3. Loans for the poorest people
    Nobel prize winner Grameen Bank improves lives of millions - $ 92 M in rev and 25000 employee worldwide
  • 4. Child rights and you
    Campaigns advocating against child abuse and labor, providing education and support to millions of children
  • 5. Lighting one home at a time
    While saving the planet! Solar powered lamps that enable transition from kerosene to solar lamps
  • 6. Fighting the malaria demons
    Saving lives through developing low cost mosquito nets and numerous life impacting innovations
  • 7. Let children be children
    The best gift we can give to children is the ability to play – we’ll be surprised to learn how many of them cannot.
  • 8. Education institutes lead the way…
    Universities such as Stanford are leading the way in enabling cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary social innovation
  • 9. Opportunities galore
    From buy one donate one to technology innovation to product design to arts and crafts and food distribution
  • 10. The rise of the emerging markets
    Emerging markets have created opportunities for products, services and communication design
  • 11. Choose your goal
    Choose a practical, viable goal; assign objectives advocate your cause and align your efforts to them
  • 12. The climate emergency
    Opportunities to impact through design, architecture, energy innovation and business models.
  • 13. Get involved
    Donations, volunteer, find a job, partnerships, profits with a purpose or social entrepreneur.
  • 14. Ask for support and guidance
    Many non-profits provide Fellowship programs, grants and training support for social-entrepreneurs.
  • 15. $ 50 M fund announced for social innovation
    Transforming troubled schools, training workers for green jobs or helping low-income families access health care
  • 16. Human Centered Design Tool kit, by Ideo
    A great tool for a structured guide in researching and designing social projects.
  • 17. Get inspired … by TED
    Unique multi-disciplinary repository of great thinking and achievements from around the globe
  • 18. Look at the BIG picture
    A innovation for a local community today can become a global solution tomorrow.
  • 19. Do your HOMEWORK!
    Get in the field and experience the problems that you are trying to solve
  • 20. Take a step-by-step approach
    Conceptualize, Prototype, Test and Re-iterate… every step is critical

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