Sally Osberg, President and CEO of the Skoll Foundation, is an expert on social entrepreneurship, has led ground-breaking work with the Skoll Foundation since 2001, and is co-author of “Getting Beyond Better: How Social Entrepreneurship Works.” We’ve captured key insights from Sally in this month’s CASE Chat, where she shares what she has learned about the steps to be an effective social entrepreneur, the challenges of scaling social impact, and what continues to inspire her.
Sally and the Skoll Foundation have been supporters of and partners with CASE since our inception. In a recent Duke Magazine article about CASE, Sally was quoted saying “I don’t think there’s been a more important academic institution for social entrepreneurship than CASE.”
About Sally Osberg:
Sally Osberg has been an entrepreneurial leader and catalyst for social change throughout her career. She propels those around her with her life philosophy and mantra, captured in one word: “Onward!” As President and CEO of the Skoll Foundation, she partners with Founder and Chairman Jeff Skoll and guides the organization in its search and support of innovators pioneering scalable solutions to pressing global problems. Under Sally’s leadership, the Foundation has invested in more than 100 ventures led by social entrepreneurs worldwide; established the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at the Saïd Business School of Oxford University; created the annual Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship; and brokered cutting-edge partnerships with organizations including TED, the Sundance Institute, and the Social Progress Imperative.
About the Skoll Foundation:
The Skoll Foundation drives large-scale change by investing in, connecting, and celebrating social entrepreneurs and the innovators who help them solve the world’s most pressing problems. Read more here.
About CASE Chats:
The CASE Chats video series features movers and shakers in the field of social entrepreneurship sharing their insights on tri-sector leadership, impact investing, scaling impact, and more. View all of our CASE Chats here.