34 episodes

The Social Ideas podcast shares the impact of social innovation, its necessity and its capacity to challenge the status quo. Throughout this series, highly committed change makers in business, civil society, policy and academia will talk about their work, their ideas and their motivation to strive towards to a more equitable and sustainable world.The Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, acts as a platform for research and engagement with social innovators, academia and policy in UK and across the world.

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The Social Ideas podcast shares the impact of social innovation, its necessity and its capacity to challenge the status quo. Throughout this series, highly committed change makers in business, civil society, policy and academia will talk about their work, their ideas and their motivation to strive towards to a more equitable and sustainable world.The Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, acts as a platform for research and engagement with social innovators, academia and policy in UK and across the world.

    The Social Ideas Podcast: refugees are welcome

    The Social Ideas Podcast: refugees are welcome

    In this episode the chair of the Cambridge Refugee Support group shares what motivated her to work with refugees settled in Cambridge, UK.Sol Escobar talks about her work and how attending a Cambridge Social Ventures weekend is inspiring her take on the...

    • 25 min
    The Social Ideas Podcast: the sustainable power of earthworms

    The Social Ideas Podcast: the sustainable power of earthworms

    In this episode of The Social Ideas Podcast, Dr Mary Murphy, a Post Doc researcher with the Faculty of Education and a Research Associate at Lucy Cavendish College in Cambridge, discusses her work in South Africa, and how she harnessed the power of the...

    • 19 min
    The Social Ideas Podcast: mentoring across cultures

    The Social Ideas Podcast: mentoring across cultures

    In this episode of The Social Ideas Podcast, we hear from Ioana Belu, a student on our MSt in Social Innovation programme, and Dr Belinda Bell, the Programme Director for Cambridge Social Ventures.They spent time last year working together to mentor...

    • 14 min
    The Social Ideas Podcast: making racism public

    The Social Ideas Podcast: making racism public

    Dr Mónica Moreno Figueroa is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Cambridge; she is also the Fellow of Social Sciences at Downing College. Mónica splits her time between the UK and Mexico, where she focuses her research and practice to...

    • 25 min
    The Social Ideas Podcast: tech and workers' cooperatives

    The Social Ideas Podcast: tech and workers' cooperatives

    In this episode of The Social Ideas Podcast, Szczepan Orlowski from Animorph and Mark Goodson from Cambridge Social Ventures discuss how the workers' cooperative format is helping Szczepan and his colleagues at Animorph to deliver tech-based products...

    • 11 min
    The Social Ideas Podcast: International Children's Day 2020

    The Social Ideas Podcast: International Children's Day 2020

    “… [If] the children are happy, the family is happy, the parents are happy, and the whole society is happy.” Since 1950, Vietnam has celebrated International Children’s Day on the 1 June. Originally started in 1925, when representatives from various countries gathered in Geneva, Switzerland for the first “World Conference for the Well-being of Children”. The aim was, and continues to be, to raise awareness about child protection and welfare around the world. In this mini episode of The Social Ideas Podcast, Lan Quynh Le focuses on the future of the work by Plan International’s Gender Child Protective and Inclusion group.

    • 4 min

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