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Scaling Pathways: Insights from the field on unlocking impact at scale

Scaling Pathways

Four years ago, the Innovation Investment Alliance, a funding and learning partnership between the Skoll Foundation and U.S. Agency for International Development’s Global Development Lab, with support from Mercy Corps, committed to investing $44.5 million in social enterprises across the …

Scaling Pathways: What Does it Take to Scale Impact?

Scaling Pathways Webinar

While there is no single path for scaling social impact, we’ve learned many lessons about what works and what does not: How critical is local adaptation? What can social enterprises do to remain focused on what matters most? Why might …

4 Lessons on Scaling Social Ventures through Partnerships

Bigger isn’t always better. That’s one key headline global health entrepreneurs offered staff of USAID’s Center for Accelerating Innovation & Impact  and Higher Education Solutions Network during a recent panel discussion titled Lessons Learned on the Journey to Scale. During …

Karen Clune, USAID, on Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship

Karen Clune, Senior Innovation Advisor for USAID’s Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact, talks about the challenges and opportunities in scaling global health social ventures, provides advice for students interested in international development, and talks about her inspiration for working …

Facebook & Health: A Match Made in Latin America?

This post originally appeared on the Duke Global Digital Health Science Center blog. Their research study looking at the effect of Facebook in adapting healthy behaviors was one of four studies funded by SEAD last year. You can find summaries …