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Climate Colab’s 2016 Crowds and Climate Conference

September 27, 2016 – 2:18 pm

Tomorrow and Thursday, Climate Colab, a community of over 75,000 people committed to addressing climate change, will get together with business leaders, non-profit organizations, governments and communities for the 4th annual Crowds and Climate conference. People will …

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Synergos Senior Fellows: Increasing impact through collaboration

June 24, 2016 – 12:29 pm

The Synergos Senior Fellows are a network of more than 150 accomplished civil society leaders from 50 countries working to address complex problems of poverty. Synergos helps the Fellows multiply their impact through peer learning and training on the Synergos approach to collaboration.

Learn more at www.synergos.org/fellows/

Andela secures Series B from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

June 20, 2016 – 11:50 am

“In the past two years, Andela has evolved from a crazy idea into an elite engineering organization of nearly 300 people spanning three continents. Today, Andela developers are building products for Google, Facebook and IBM, …

Kennedy Odede, co-founder of Shining Hope for Communities, on creating change

May 6, 2016 – 1:32 pm

“Finally, SHOFCO saved my life and helped me to remain positive even when the worst happened. It made me feel not like a passive victim, but like I had agency and power to change what was happening in my community.

“I think starting Shofco also gave me a sense of the power of ‘ubuntu,’ feeling connected to a universal humanity.”

Left on the dial: With young people trading AM/FM for streaming, will radio find a home in your next car?

April 18, 2016 – 2:35 pm

“The decline in commercial U.S. radio stocks appears to be “partially driven by a belief that things are changing rather faster than they actually are,”James Cridland, a radio analyst (and “radio futurologist”) based in Australia, …

UNICEF hails transformation through mobile

March 15, 2016 – 10:15 am
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Lake told Mobile World Live that “mobile technology is now helping us reach children in a way we never could have imagined”, with the industry proving very receptive to working with the charity.

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Muhammad Yunis on the Future and How to Change the World

February 26, 2016 – 4:29 pm

“We’re in a moment of tremendous change – not linear but exponential – and we need to bring our society through a transition process to one of more evenly distributed wealth and power. This is …

What BuzzFeed’s Dao Nguyen Knows About Data, Intuition, And The Future Of Media

February 26, 2016 – 4:26 pm

To understand what makes BuzzFeed tick, you need to know how Dao Nguyen thinks about data.
As the publisher in charge of BuzzFeed, which has annual revenue in the hundreds of millions of dollars, you might …