A crash course in changing the world.
I have chosen Beth Simone Noveck, author of Wiki Government, as my social innovation role model. Ms. Noveck is a professor of law at New York Law School. Her bio on the school's web site lists quite a few achievments and projects that she is currently working on, but what makes her my choice for a role model is her work on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Peer to Patent program. This program, detailed in her book, improves the efficiency, productivity,…Continue
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Join the EVOKE Teacher Conference (via Skype)
Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2010
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The outlook for food security situation in Tajikistan is rather bleak and has been for a while now. The UN classifies 54% of the total population as living in unfavorable
food security situation. Of this population
group, the WFP lists 9% to be in severe food insecurity, while another 22% to
be in moderate insecurity. Numerous studies evince that most of the population is
spending more than half their income on food (for the most vulnerable…
2020 a recent graduate from grad school (hopefully at Berkley), and a Peace corps alluminist, I'll be moving on to begin my life project.
I want to start an umbrella organization that works with non-profits and non-government organizations (NGO's) all over the world. There are over 7,000 non-profits in the United States alone...7,000 separate individual groups of people trying to make a differance in this world. The problem, as i see it, arises from the fact that we can…Continue