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Wednesday, April 9

Opening Plenary 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 10

Leading with Authenticity 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Unlocking the Entrepreneurial Ambition of Women 1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship: Awards Ceremony 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Friday, April 11

Interesting Voices, Innovative Ideas, Ambitious Outcomes 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Artists as Activists: Using Creative Talent for Social Progress 1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Closing Plenary 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The 11th Skoll World Forum On Social Entrepreneurship
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Apr 21 - 27, 2014
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The Battle to End Malaria: Senegal Leads by Example

Awa Marie Coll-Seck, Government of Senegal

Mark Dybul, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

 
 
 

In the years ahead, the Global Fund will deepen its work with governments and encourage increased private sector investments and domestic co-financing. On this World Malaria Day, will you join us in mobilizing the resources needed to seize the opportunity to defeat malaria once and for all?

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In the years ahead, the Global Fund will deepen its work with governments and encourage increased private sector investments and domestic co-financing. On this World Malaria Day, will you join us in mobilizing the resources needed to seize the opportunity to defeat malaria once and for all?

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How Muslims and Christians in Sierra Leone are Working Together to Prevent Malaria

Charlotte Keenan
Tony Blair Faith Foundation

 
 
 

Sierra Leone may lack public health provision, but it has got many people of faith. What this program has proved is that they can be powerful agents of positive behavioral change.

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Sierra Leone may lack public health provision, but it has got many people of faith. What this program has proved is that they can be powerful agents of positive behavioral change.

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Cracking the Code on Social Impact

Lucy Bartlett
Independent

 
 
 

Jason Saul, CEO of Mission Measurement, and Nolan Gasser, Chief Musicologist at Pandora, might, at first, seem like an unusual pairing for a session at the Skoll World Forum, but there again, what is usual for this event.

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Jason Saul, CEO of Mission Measurement, and Nolan Gasser, Chief Musicologist at Pandora, might, at first, seem like an unusual pairing for a session at the Skoll World Forum, but there again, what is usual for this event.

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Is the Traditional Role of the Teacher Outdated?

Lucy Bartlett
Independent

 
 
 

“…let me compare education to health care. If a doctor from 100 years ago entered a hospital today, he would feel very out of place. He wouldn’t understand the equipment or the processes. If, however, a teacher from 100 years ago entered a modern day classroom, he would not feel so lost…“

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“…let me compare education to health care. If a doctor from 100 years ago entered a hospital today, he would feel very out of place. He wouldn’t understand the equipment or the processes. If, however, a teacher from 100 years ago entered a modern day classroom, he would not feel so lost…“

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How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

Entrepreneur.com

Franchising is a powerful business model capable of efficiently delivering to the masses such varied resources as oil changes, emergency medical care, accounting services and jelly doughnuts. But could it do even more?

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Franchising is a powerful business model capable of efficiently delivering to the masses such varied resources as oil changes, emergency medical care, accounting services and jelly doughnuts. But could it do even more?

“If we don't take the risk to fail ... we will not innovate in the way that we need to for the poor”

Jacqueline Novogratz

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This Earth Day, Let's Focus on Results Instead of Rhetoric

Huffington Post

How can a remote, isolated, tiny group of forest stewards embrace today's technology and the business models of modern markets - and more importantly, how can emerging financial instruments (like the forest-carbon financing mechanism REDD) embrace the values and structure of a Plan de Vida?

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How can a remote, isolated, tiny group of forest stewards embrace today's technology and the business models of modern markets - and more importantly, how can emerging financial instruments (like the forest-carbon financing mechanism REDD) embrace the values and structure of a Plan de Vida?

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Q&A with Paul Farmer: Rwanda as a Healthcare Success Story

GlobalPost

Twenty years after the genocide, Paul Farmer reflects on how Rwanda became a model of inclusive healthcare.

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Twenty years after the genocide, Paul Farmer reflects on how Rwanda became a model of inclusive healthcare.

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The 21st Century City: Future Opportunity or Future Threat?

Henrik Storm Dyrssen
Leksell Social Ventures

 
 
 

Slums should not be seen as a problem in and of themselves. Rather they represent stunted progression in the journey of those hoping to make a better life in the city.

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Slums should not be seen as a problem in and of themselves. Rather they represent stunted progression in the journey of those hoping to make a better life in the city.

“Indeed, we may soon see a global pandemic of social entrepreneurship...”

Paul Farmer

 

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