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Skoll Day 3: Get On The Bus
March 28, 2008 – 12:48 pm | One Comment

Well, readers, another year of the Skoll World Forum has past, and delegates departed today full of energy, optimism, and hope. In the closing plenary, Chairman of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship Stephan Chambers …

Skoll Day 3: Recognizing the Great
March 28, 2008 – 4:29 am | No Comment

 Last night was the ceremony recognizing the 2008 winners of the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship. Winners receive a generous $1 million from the Skoll Foundation to use over three years as they please – …

Skoll Day 2: Confusing Culture and Context
March 27, 2008 – 6:00 pm | No Comment

The second day of the Skoll World Forum began with sunny skies over Oxford and the hundreds of delegates refreshed and ready to begin the day with the first round of panel discussions. Attendees were …

Skoll Day 2: The Science and Art of Partnership Development
March 27, 2008 – 12:54 pm | No Comment

My afternoon session today was an interactive workshop lead by IDEO, SustainAbility, and the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) on effective models for partnership.
We broke out into discussions with our tables, learning about partnership development …

Skoll Day 1: “Here we are: Social entrepreneurs have arrived.”
March 26, 2008 – 5:58 pm | No Comment

Those were the words of Jeff Skoll, Founder and Chairman of the Skoll Foundation (and probably one of the most well-known social entrepreneurs kicking off the fifth annual Skoll World Forum earlier this afternoon. Social …

And So It Begins: The 2008 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship
March 26, 2008 – 5:54 pm | No Comment

For the second year in a row, OnPhilanthropy will be blogging throughout the 2008 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship, held at Oxford University. This year’s theme and line-up of speakers promises to top even …


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