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For children to thrive, they must have the freedom to explore, move, jump and play - @MollyBarkerGOTR ow.ly/B8j6P #StartEmapthy
Entrepreneurship is What You Do. You Learn by Doing It. @AshokaU Q&A with Irwin Zahn, CEO @MoxieFoundation ow.ly/AZ7nY #socent
.@villagecapital announces partnership to address the pioneer gap with @USAID #SOCAP14 #socent
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.@Googleorg QT: “Successful product development teams all have--at least--one woman on the team.” #SOCAP14 #womencreatetech #diversity
.@Googleorg QT "Funders must act like VCs- find and bet on great teams, and allow them to pivot." #socent #SOCAP14
.@Googleorg is working with WWF to use tech to create new #socent solutions - like drones for tracking endangered rhinos! #SOCAP14 #impinv
Via @L4AOrg: 157M children do not know how to read and write, even after completing 4 years of school. Of these, 122M are girls. #play2learn
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Teaching Empathy & How to Raise the Children We Want ow.ly/B6r0U #startempathy @nytimes
Missing #SOCAP14? Check out our quick-read piece on yesterday's #ResilientCities panel (in quotes) for a taste! socialfinance.ca/2014/09/04/sf-…
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High schoolers: @CATAPULTideas looking for the dreamers & doers. Apply now! - catapultincubator.org (Hosted at @Harvard, @Stanford, @Penn)
Collaborating to Solve Youth Employment. Let's discuss in #SocEntChat #AfricaYouthFwd chat on 9/17! bit.ly/1hysJFS #YouthEO
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Amazing session by Ashoka Fellow @Catherine_Hoke left the audience with tears in our eyes - WOW #SOCAP14 #StartEmpathy
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Parting Q via Amy Armstrong: What is one of the hardest resiliency challenges facing your city and what solution would you pitch?#SOCAP14
.@TSFF adds that investments that address inequities in opportunity are investments in #resiliency #SOCAP14
V. Salinas: place-based projects tackling chronic stressors (education, jobs) also enable faster recovery from disasters #SOCAP14 #oakland
.@PalantirTech encouraging communities to invest in tech & IT not as overhead, but as a first order of investment for resiliency. #SOCAP14
Technology is key to resiliency. A simple website with info after a catastrophe is incredibly powerful. -@TSFF #ResilientCities #SOCAP14
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.@TSFF discussing how survival during disaster often hinges on social capital & networks - ppl being able to access info & support #SOCAP14
Victoria Salinas CRO of #oakland: Put information in the hands of the people & empower them to build their own personal resilience #SOCAP14
Resilience panel on lessons from New Orleans & Katrina: lack of trust & transparency led to major problems responding to disaster #SOCAP14
Fred Blackwell of @TSFF discussing how resiliency impacts every aspect of local government #oakland #SOCAP14
Resilience - the capacity to survive, adapt & grow no matter what chronic stresses and acute shocks occur #SOCAP14 #RF100
Live tweeting this discussion now! #SOCAP14
Amy Armstrong of @RockefellerFdn is discussing Resilience at #SOCAP14
650 leaders. 150 institutions. 30 countries. We are so excited for the 2015 Exchange in February! Apply bit.ly/1acLY4v
We’ll be sharing insights from the #SOCAP14 @RockefellerFdn talk on investing in resilient cities at 10:45PST. #ImpInv #socent Stay tuned!
Want to learn intrapreneurship for health? @Ashoka's upcoming course provides #socint strategy to advance innovation: ow.ly/B2yqL
Want to learn intrapreneurship for health? @Ashoka's upcoming course provides #socint strategy to advance innovation: ow.ly/B0rUB
Entrepreneurship is What You Do. You Learn by Doing It. @AshokaU Q&A with Irwin Zahn, CEO @MoxieFoundation ow.ly/AZ7m8 #socent
Septiembre empieza fuerte con nuevas incorporaciones al equipo de @AshokaSpain! Allá vamos! #EveryoneAChangemaker pic.twitter.com/iRGvDhD7Ko
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Excited to further embed #SocEnt in #HigherEd with our new, ground-breaking partnership with the #MoxieFoundation! bit.ly/1rdAPbi
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.@RoshniChengappa on how the "Impact Genome Project" could predict efficacy of social impact work ow.ly/ALZB1 @MissionMeasure
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"Remember: Making Change Means Being Changed" ow.ly/AZ8yi #6WordChangeStory #BetheChange @Ashoka
Entrepreneurship is What You Do. You Learn by Doing It. @AshokaU Q&A with Irwin Zahn, CEO @MoxieFoundation ow.ly/AZ7jw #socent
Young Entrepreneurs! #JoinOurCore is back and even chunkier! Enter today to WIN prizes from Ben & Jerry's & Ashoka! thndr.it/1nvJS1o
Why the Future of Social Innovation Is Open ln.is/ow.ly/sB8hc via @SSIReview #socent
650 leaders. 150 institutions. 30 countries. We are so excited for the 2015 Exchange in February! Apply bit.ly/1acLY4v
3 Innovations In Participative Journalism That Will Change The Media Industry onforb.es/1wPnoDn cc: @Ashoka
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As media struggles w uncertainty of journalism’s future keep eye on social entrepreneurs says @Ashoka's @laxmisarathy onforb.es/1nWpeaK
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650 leaders. 150 institutions. 30 countries. We are so excited for the 2015 Exchange in February! Apply - bit.ly/1acLY4v