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Entries by Jonathan Lewis from 05/2011

Three Empty Cups of Tea

| Posted 05.02.2011 | Impact

Let's reject social change by personality cult and embrace empowering the poor to speak up, speak out and speak for themselves. That's what good nonprofit leaders have always done.

Measuring Your Money's Impact

| Posted 05.09.2011 | Impact

Economic development and scholarly research alike deserves scrutiny. Let's not target our dollars at only what we can document, instead of what we can dream.

Bill Maher (and I) to Learn Anti-Cynicism Cure

| Posted 05.17.2011 | Impact

Why Maher is attending a fundraising dinner on May 25th in Los Angeles for Shine on Sierra Leone is a mystery. I will be there too. I'll have to ask him.

Diaspora Development

| Posted 05.24.2011 | Impact

Whether infrastructure bonds or direct philanthropy, tapping into the profits from Diaspora-based donor kebab stands is a development idea with a lot of meat on it.

My Three Favorite Things at Stanford

| Posted 05.31.2011 | Impact

Once a year, I teach a course at the University of California Berkeley campus about social entrepreneurship. But I also love visiting the Stanford campus for three tipping point reasons.