I have a confession to make: I'm fairly certain I under-appreciate design. Especially design as the cultural phenomenon it has become in everything from mobile phones to toilets. If you're paying attention to the same types of feeds as me, (you probably need to get out more) you … [Read more...] about TOR133 ― Design Thinking For Social Impact At Dalberg With Ravi Chhatpar
I always get excited at the beginning of a new year. I think here is something important about moments like these that allow us a collective opportunity to not only enjoy time with friends and family, but also take stock of where things stand, and what we might like to change. … [Read more...] about TOR132 ― Representing The U.S. Department Of State In Silicon Valley With Zvika Krieger
One of the things I love the most about the stories here on the Terms of Reference Podcast is listening to the always incredible, but retrospectively obvious, paths which have lead all of our Aidpreneurs to their current passions. In fact, as I've documented in the eBook "Making … [Read more...] about TOR131 ― Young1ove with Noam Angrist
What would you do if your job was to figure out, on a global scale, who doesn't have enough to eat? Or, more importantly, who had insecurity in their life specifically because of food scarcity? Just thinking about the scale of the problem blows my mind a little bit. But then, … [Read more...] about TOR130 ― World Food Programme Vulnerability and Analysis Mapping Initiative with Jean-Martin Bauer
If you are a in a development or humanitarian start up, you know that growing and scaling your idea is one of the most important - and difficult - challenges to overcome. Take a moment to check out the research on accelerator programs from the Aspen Network of … [Read more...] about Do acceleration programs work for development start ups?
For those of you who've been listening to the show for a while, it is fairly obvious that there is, quite literally, a ton of data out there related to development initiatives and humanitarian assistance. If you had the time, money and desire, you could find data about almost any … [Read more...] about TOR129 ― Humanitarian Data Exchange with Sarah Telford