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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.

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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: female empowerment in Pakistan

    The Social Ideas Podcast: female empowerment in Pakistan

    In this episode of The Social Ideas Podcast, founder and CEO of Aurat Raaj, Saba Khalid shares her mission to educate, entertain, and empower the girls and women of Pakistan.
    Aurat Raaj is a social enterprise which educates girls about health, hygiene, and safety through the use of interactive and engaging technology.

    Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation
    Master in Social Innovation
    Aurat Raaj 

    • 26 min
    The Social Ideas Podcast: caring for a community

    The Social Ideas Podcast: caring for a community

    In this episode of The Social Ideas Podcast, Terry McDonald shares how St Vincent De Paul in Eugene, Oregon USA, creates social impact within its community.

    For more than 60 years, St Vincent De Paul, has provided social services to the city of Eugene; and through its waste-based businesses, the non-profit corporation has generated revenue which it uses to provide resources for individuals, children, and families who are living in poverty or are homeless.

    Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation
    Masters in Social Innovation
    St Vincent De Paul

    • 24 min
    The Social Ideas Podcast: the impact of war on Ukrainians with disabilities

    The Social Ideas Podcast: the impact of war on Ukrainians with disabilities

    In this episode of Th Social Ideas Podcast, we hear from Gunta Anca, the General Secretary of the European Disability Forum.
     2.7 million of the Ukrainian population are people with disabilities and currently the vast majority of them are not able to leave the country. And with the bombing of built up areas increasing, many cannot access safety – even basic shelters.
    Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation
    MSt in Social Innovation
    European Disability Forum
    Inclusion Europe
    European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD)

    • 16 min
    The Social Ideas Podcast: become a change maker

    The Social Ideas Podcast: become a change maker

    In this episode of The Social Ideas Podcast, Dr Neil Stott and Professor Paul Tracey share why you should apply to study the Masters in Social Innovation at the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, Cambridge Judge Business.

    It's a two-year, part-time programme, which blends learning via our digital learning environment and four week-long residentials in Cambridge.

    Listen to the podcast, and then click to apply - https://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/programmes/mst-social-innovation/applying/

    The deadline for applications is the 31 March 2022.

    • 19 min
    The Social Ideas Podcast: the neo-colonialism of COVID-19

    The Social Ideas Podcast: the neo-colonialism of COVID-19

    In The Social Ideas Podcast: the neo-colonialism of COVID-19, Dr Ingrid Katz shares why her tweet celebrating the work of South African researchers also criticised the ‘them vs us’ attitude to medical research conducted outside of countries deemed more affluent. 
    With AIDS, COVID-19 and the inevitability of a future pandemic, Dr Katz discusses the urgent need for a global approach to the provision of healthcare.
    Dr Katz is the Associate Faculty Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute and an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School.

    Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation
    Masters in Social Innovation
    Harvard Medical School

    • 27 min
    The Social Ideas Podcast: leading the way from the classroom to the boardroom

    The Social Ideas Podcast: leading the way from the classroom to the boardroom

    In this episode of The Social Ideas Podcast, Masters in Social Innovation graduate, Richard Akerele talks about how he hopes his Black Leadership conference (2022) can encourage diversity in boardrooms across the UK.

    Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation
    Apply for the Masters in Social Innovation
    Register for Black Leadership conference March 2022

    • 14 min

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