Social Innovation

I recently had the chance to visit China for the fifth time in my life. The first time was in the summer of 1999 and since then I’ve been able to witness at a distance the incredible change the country has gone through. It is possible to write...

Over 1.2 million people die in traffic accidents every year, according to the World Health Organization. Additionally, tens of millions sustain injuries or are left with permanent disabilities. Most of the accidents that cause these dramas are due to human error. Alcohol, drugs, tiredness at the wheel or simple distractions end up as terrible tragedies for...

That’s the question, at least for Los 18, a social project of 7 Alumni that have decide to create a non-profit association in order to repeat the first circumnavigation around the world but with a different aim this time. 500 years later they want to...

On March 1st, the IE Net Impact Club, in conjunction with MakeSense and Impact Revolution, hosted the Tech 4 Change conference. The conference was sold-out, with students, professors, and many others from the greater IE community coming together to discuss technology innovation and social impact....

Entrepreneurial mindset, innovation and positive impact are core values at IE. Those values will be showcased at the Tech 4 Change conference on Thursday, March 1st, hosted by the IE Net Impact Club, in collaboration with MakeSense and Impact Revolution. Technological advancements have taken huge strides in recent...

When working on solutions to help a large community or society, we should always remember to keep our focus on the individuals that make up that group. One example is how health clinics implement technological advancements in HIV testing without losing focus on the patient’s...

As recent social movements have shown, the power of visibility should not be underestimated. While the larger culture of inappropriate conduct is beginning to come into the open, this attention needs to go further – there is an unacceptable number rape kits that go untested,...

When we think about innovation, new technological advancements usually come to mind; and for good reason. Technological advancements have helped our world move forward in various aspects. In the social impact space, as our previous posts have demonstrated, we see new technology playing a major...

Healthcare is without doubt one of the areas in which the technology gap has its most serious and inhumane impact. It is precisely the people and countries that have the fewest opportunities that could benefit most from technology and yet, nevertheless, they are the ones...

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