Social Innovation

University of Hong Kong
Social Innovation
Viviana Chiu Sik Wu

In the emerging era of innovation, creative communities as a new form of adaptive governance model are of pivotal roles to collaborate and innovate to tackle wicked social problems. This paper compares and reveals the satisfying prerequisite...

University of Hong Kong
Social Innovation
Moeka Komachi

This essay was written after the writer interned at B , a special-needs care centre for two semesters in Hong Kong. Upon teaching dyslexic students who came in for extra lessons after school hours, it was brought to the writer’s attention that...

University College Cork
Social Innovation
Jessica Kennedy

In recent years, the traditional setting for adolescents’ social participation has undergone major change as a result of an increasingly technology-orientated world. The relationship of adolescents with social media is complex as the boundaries...

University College Cork
Social Innovation
Pádraig de Rís

At times of natural disasters or manmade crisis, NGOs and charities appeal to the general public for extra money. The public donate generously. However, rarely do we ask how well are these NGOs working? Is our money being put to good use? This...

Stanford University
Social Innovation
Michelle Valentine

Since recent reforms and opening up of China in the late 1970s, the country’s working migrant population has contributed tremendously to productivity and growth. While China has reaped significant economic benefits from their labour, rural...

Princeton University
Social Innovation
Elizabeth Martin

Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in the DRC involves a broad range of perpetrators and victims. More than 17,000 cases of SGBV were reported in the DRC in 2009, with nearly half the victims between the ages of 10 and 17. This abuse is...

McGill University
Social Innovation
Alex Julian Kosma

In the search for leadership accountability amidst 21st century governance failures, an emerging model, termed “conscious leadership,” has developed out of stakeholder theory and the conscious capitalism movement. Consequently, this framework has...

Harvard University
Social Innovation
Andrew Kim

While grant evaluation is standard practice in the United States, grant evaluation in resource-poor settings remains a global health challenge. Large international grant-making organizations have implemented evaluations of awareness campaigns;...