Social Impact: 3 THINGS to Know, Read and Hear
We get it. Life is crazy and balancing out your time can be super hard. With so much going on it’s difficult stay ahead of the learning game and easy to lose track of what's happening in the world of social impact. The trick is to stop trying to read everything out there. There’s too much. And you’re too busy. Instead, give us roughly 3 minutes and we'll brief you on the what you need to know, read and hear. If you're passionate about creating positive social and environmental impact, our handpicked content is all you need to stay informed and inspired.
For the week starting 10/06/2019, here's...
What you need to KNOW:
Fulbright Future Scholarships Now Open. Advance your career with binational exchange of ideas, research and culture. The Australian-American Fulbright Commission is pleased to offer Fulbright Future Scholarships – their most generous scholarship program ever. This unique opportunity provides 100% funded opportunities for study and research program in the U.S., for projects that seeks to have a positive impact on the health, livelihoods and prosperity of Australians. Applications close 15 July.
What you need to READ:
The Best of Social Impact: Must-read Articles of the Month (May 2019). Social impact, entrepreneurship, and innovation — if it’s interesting news, you’ll find it here. These stories may not be the ones on top of your news feed, but chances are they’re the ones you’ll actually want to read. Whether it’s opinions on creating positive social change – or the simply the valuable lessons learned along the way, here’s a round up of the past month’s most interesting articles.
What you need to HEAR:
Total Social Impact Rethinking How We Invest in Change. Justin Spelhaug, Tech for Social Impact General Manager at Microsoft, argues that to "lean-in" and solve social problems a new blueprint is needed - one that leverages CSR and philanthropy to investment in high impact social businesses.