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Habitat CEO Jonathan Reckford helps build a home in Atlanta, Georgia. | Courtesy
October 26, 2015

How the Habitat for Humanity CEO Moved Beyond Houses

During his tenure, Jonathan Reckford has pushed the nonprofit into advocacy, disaster relief, and sustainability.


Mother helps daughter with homework during breakfast
August 21, 2015

An Organization Builds a Technological Bridge Between Parents and Teachers

An innovator looks outside the classroom to reduce the educational achievement gap.

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May 29, 2012

Innovation: Using Paralegals for Grassroots Justice

Nonprofit Namati brings legal resources to countries around the world that are short on courts and lawyers.
May 8, 2012

Globalizing Entry-Level Business Processing Employment

Digital Divide Data offers bright, ambitious — but poor — young people in Cambodia, Laos, and Kenya training, jobs, and support for higher education.
March 1, 2012

Laurent Demuynck: Changing Lives through Farming in Rwanda

An entrepreneur hopes to increase the yield of mushrooms for Rwandan farmers to make them a staple in the country.
February 29, 2012

West Bank Program for Children Takes Holistic Approach

An investment banker looks to build a sustainable model for alleviating poverty in a Middle East village.
February 22, 2012

Salman Khan: “Keep it Simple”

The YouTube tutor and founder explains how he built a successful, free, online learning service.
February 21, 2012

Rethinking Learning with Salman Khan

Salman Khan spoke about the history and evolution of the Khan Academy and how it is reshaping the way people learn.
December 15, 2011

Sally Osberg: How Social Entrepreneurs are Like Ginger Rogers

The Skoll Foundation president says they're like traditional entrepreneurs, but "do it backwards in high heels" with public sector challenges.
December 6, 2011

Rupert Scofield: Social Enterprises are Key to Meaningful Change

Creator of "the World Bank for the Poor" explains how social enterprise can create systems that work for everyone in society.
November 30, 2011

Arrillaga Book Offers Map for Successful Philanthropy

Don't just feel good about philanthropic gifts, says Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen in her book Giving 2.0. Put your mind to work as well as your heart.
June 20, 2011

Frank Flynn: Those with Less Give More

Frank Flynn explores research showing that the most generous, trusting, and helpful people are not those with more money, but, rather, those with less.