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Highlights from Skoll World Forum 2017
April 21, 2017
The annual Skoll World Forum was, as always, an inspiring, energizing, and at times dizzying week of conversations and celebrations in the hallowed halls and cobblestoned streets of Oxford. Stephan Chambers…
A 360° VR Experience: 2017 Skoll Awardees for Social Entrepreneurship
April 4, 2017
These four short films situate you right in the center of the landscape where each of our 2017 Skoll Awardees make lasting impact on the world’s most pressing problems: Nepal…
Introducing Our 2017 Skoll World Forum Emerging Leaders
Joony Moon - Skoll Foundation , March 9, 2017
In 2014, Isaac Jonas had left his small village in Zimbabwe to study for a master’s degree in food and resource economics at the University of British Columbia, Canada. The…
Our Odyssey: What Winning the Skoll Award Has Meant for Blue Ventures
Vik Mohan - Blue Ventures , June 14, 2016
In 2015 Blue Ventures won the highest award in our sector, the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. A year later, has anything changed? Can winning a major award really be…
Wellbeing Project Reveals Changemakers' Need for Personal Support
Aaron Pereira - Wellbeing Project , April 12, 2016
In 2008 I was talking to social entrepreneur Vera Cordeiro of Saúde Criança—a Skoll Awardee and, like me, an Ashoka Fellow. I was in the midst of a sabbatical, and…
Announcing the 2016 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship
April 11, 2016
OXFORD, April 11, 2016—Kicking off this week’s 13th Annual Skoll World Forum, we are pleased to announce the six recipients of the 2016 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. The Skoll…
The Giving Tower Holiday Challenge, designed by CrowdRise, starts Nov. 24
November 25, 2015
Twenty-one recipients of the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship will be participating in the Challenge and will have the opportunity to win $250,000 in prizes from the Skoll Foundation, in…
We Honor the Memory of Soraya Salti
November 11, 2015
The Skoll Foundation mourns the loss of Soraya Salti, founder of INJAZ al-Arab. Last week, Soraya and her sister, Jumana, both died tragically and unexpectedly. Soraya was an outstanding leader and…