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Special Talk with Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet

March 29, 2016

CDDRL and Stanford Social Entrepreneurial Students' Association (SENSA) welcome Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet this Friday who will speak in a moderated discussion on the power of...

LAD Course: University of Cape Town, April 2015

April 20, 2015

The University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice (GSDPP), in collaboration with the Leadership Academy for Development (LAD), an affiliate of Stanford University,...

Funding Social Entrepreneurship in the Global Sphere: The UniversalGiving Story

February 10, 2014

Pamela Hawley is founder and CEO of UniversalGiving, a social entrepreneurship nonprofit organization whose vision is to “create a world where giving and volunteering is a natural part of everyday...

Reforming the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Post-revolutionary Egypt and Tunisia

October 23, 2013

Abstract: The seminar session will present findings from a new study on the entrepreneurship ecosystem in post-revolutionary Egypt and Tunisia.

Egypt's Stalled Transition: A Roundtable Discussion

October 3, 2013

Lina Khatib is the co-founding Head of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University.

Building Cities In the Desert: A Way Out of Internment Camps for Refugees?

May 6, 2013

Bio: Emily Arnold-Fernández is the executive director of Asylum Access, an innovative international nonprofit that transforms the human rights landscape for refugees in Africa, Asia and Latin...

Social Entrepreneurship in Africa: A Community-Based Approach to Development

April 23, 2013

Join CDDRL’s Program on Social Entrepreneurship and the Stanford Association for International Development (SAID) for an afternoon discussion with three social entrepreneurs pursuing community...

AMENDS conference

April 15, 2013

2013 Summit Schedule Monday, April 15 12:00 – 1:00 PM 1:30-3:00 Gunn-SIEPR Building AMENDS Talks: Impact EntrepreneurshipSession I Speakers:Mohammad Agzar, Agam Rafaeli, Rena Zuabi, Ruchi Dana,...

A discussion about economic formalization in the MENA region

April 12, 2013

Abstract: Does formalization really matter for developing economies?

The Marikana Mineworkers Massacre and the Crisis of Democracy in Post-Apartheid South Africa

December 4, 2012

Abstract: Mazibuko Jara, one of the Social Entrepreneurs in Residence this fall through CDDRL’s Program on Social Entrepreneurship, will be discussing the August 16 massacre of striking mineworkers...

Panel and Special Reception to Meet the Social Entrepreneurs in Residence at Stanford

November 15, 2012

The Program on Social Entrepreneurship at Stanford University's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law invites you to a special event and reception to meet the second class of Social...

Using Legal Frameworks to Foster Social Change: A Panel Discussion with the Fall 2012 Social Entrepreneurs in Residence at Stanford

November 14, 2012

Using Legal Frameworks to Foster Social Change: A Panel Discussion with the Fall 2012 Social Entrepreneurs in Residence at Stanford November 14, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm Room 280A The Levin Center for...

First Annual Stanford Social Entrepreneurship Exchange

November 9, 2012

  First Annual Stanford Social Entrepreneurship Exchange This event welcomes undergrads and graduate students across campus --- from those who are just learning about social entrepreneurship to...

What Islam Whose Islam: Creating a Public International Voice of Muslim Women Demanding Equality and Justice in Islam

October 18, 2012

Abstract: Zainah Anwar will speak on the necessity and possibility of reform in the way Islam is understood and used as a source of law and public policy in Muslim contexts.

Human Trafficking and Technology Focus Group

May 29, 2012

This technology focus group will learn about Traffick Junction an online platform for anti-trafficking advocates that let them connect, collaborate, and share anti-trafficking information and...

Launch of the Program on Social Entrepreneurship

April 6, 2012

Stanford University's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, invites you to celebrate the launch of the Program on Social Entrepreneurship (PSE) and the arrival of the first cohort...

SAID Annual Conference: Rethinking Reform Innovations in Improving Governance

March 3, 2012

The Stanford Association for International Development (SAID) and partners present the 2012 SAID Annual Conference entitled, Rethinking Reform: Innovations in Improving Governance. The keynote...

Screening of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

November 5, 2011

Please join the Center on Philanthropy and Civic Society, the Program on Social Entrepreneurship, Spark, and the Clayman Institute for Gender Research for a special evening screening of: Snow...

Global Inequalities, Performance Gaps, and Mobile Innovations

November 3, 2011

AbstractPaul Kim will share his long journey that has been focused on devising, offering, and evaluating educational access to the underserved children in developing regions of the world.

Women, War & Peace series -- Screening of Peace Unveiled

October 28, 2011

Co-sponsored by Clayman Institute for Gender Research, McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Philanthropy & Civil Society, and the Social Entrepreneurship Program (CDDRL).

Women, War and Peace

October 13, 2011

This event is co-sponsored by the Program on Social Entrepreneurship at CDDRL together with the Clayman Institute for Gender Research, the Program in Ethics in Society, and the Center on...

Creating Sustainable Livelihoods in Poor Regions

April 14, 2011

Claire Hunsaker, VP of Product Management and Strategy: Claire manages Samasource's microwork platform, worker training and management tools, and corporate websites.

Spark Change from Within

April 12, 2011

Rye Barcott's signature presentation on social entrepreneurship takes audiences on a journey through the joy and heartbreak, the friendships and betrayals, and the failures and triumphs of creating...

People

Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Vanessa Melo Graduate Research Assistant, Poverty and Governance
Shelby Grossman Postdoctoral Fellow, CDDRL
Jerry Kaplan Adjunct Professor, CDDRL
Kathleen Kelly Janus Lecturer, Program on Social Entrepreneurship
Dinsha Mistree Affiliate, CDDRL
Sarina Beges-Thysen Associate Director, CDDRL