Posts by Marzena Zukowska
ThursdayShare / Comment
According to Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, too few women are making it to the top, mainly because of socialized gender roles.This rings especially true in the Arab World’s Gulf States, where women often represent a more educated talent pool than the rest of the population, but struggle especially hard against convention, or workplace expectations.
TuesdayShare / Comment
You’re invited for a Twitter Discussion (#SocEntChat) and Google+ Hangout on Wednesday, September 18th from 10am to 12:30pm EDT to debate some of the key innovation trends form the competition, connect with other social innovators and thought leaders, share the broader vision of Nutrients for All, and meet the competition winners.
SaturdayShare / Comment
Regardless of whether “manufacturing,” “inventory,” or “design” follows it, “lean” is a buzz word that has zipped around the business lexicon for the better part of a decade. But a word to the wise: it does not apply well to every sector – including ours, i.e. the social sector.This and other takeaways from SOCAP13.
NB Financial Health
WednesdayShare / Comment
At SOCAP 2013, reaching the “tipping point” of impact investment has emerged as a central pillar of creating systemic and truly transformative change. SOCAP has assembled a group of prominent panelists to kick off the process of mapping the future of impact investment. Here’s what happened in the opening plenary session: “Managing Impact for the Long Term.”
NB Health Care
FridayShare / Comment
Seeking Scalable Solutions to Promote Nutrient-Rich Food: Insights from young innovators in Ashoka Changemakers’ Nutrients for All idea exchange
To have widespread, affordable access to nutrient-rich food, we need to work with the food industry, and take advantage of advances in science and technology. But how can this work in practice? Ashoka Changemakers and Thought for Food hosted an idea exchange with several young innovators, who discussed their work and the challenges of making nutritious food widely available.