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Tom Tierney, Chairman and Co-founder, The Bridgespan Group & Co-author, Give Smart: Philanthropy That Gets Results

Ann Paisley Chandler | Posted 11.14.2014 | Impact
Ann Paisley Chandler

Tom Tierney is a recognized leader in serving the nonprofit sector. In 1999, he co-founded The Bridgespan Group, an independent, nonprofit organization that collaborates with mission-driven leaders and organizations to help accelerate social impact.

Skoll World Forum: The Olympics of Social Entrepreneurs

Jamiel L. Alexander | Posted 06.14.2014 | Impact
Jamiel L. Alexander

Hello Everyone! First thank you Mrs. D and Mr. JB for this amazing opportunity and shout out to the Skoll Foundation for a life enhancing, experience...

Generosity: The Lucky Helping Those Less Lucky Than Them

Rachael Chong | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
Rachael Chong

As for all the people we've profiled in this series, what ties them all together is that they share is a common and unmistakable trait: they truly believe that who they are and what they have is due in large part to luck.

Mother & Child Plant PEACE in the Holy Land

Roots of Peace | Posted 11.19.2013 | Impact
Roots of Peace

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgDaniel Yuval, age 11, took a trip to Northern Israel to enjoy the rare sight of snow in Israel. Little did they know that a trip of joy would turn into a nightmare.

Ann Brenoff

Why This Successful TV Producer Is On A Mission To Bring Meaning To Hollywood

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.24.2013 | Entertainment

Tim Kring had made it in Hollywood and was in that rare place where his financial security allowed him to choose jobs that had meaning for him. Yet Kr...

Skoll World Forum Kicks Off In London With Bold Call For Innovation

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 04.11.2013 | Impact

If the Skoll World Forum introductory video alone foretells anything about the 10th anniversary, this year's gathering should be pretty refreshing. ...

The Inspirationals: Jeff Skoll, Doubling Down on the Things That Work

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.25.2012 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

The Edmonton Journal recently called Jeff Skoll "the greatest Canadian you've never heard of." But, in fact, Skoll, beyond being the first president of eBay, has been a pioneer in the world of cutting edge philanthropy. Here is my interview with him.

Inventing a New Future: Beyond Our Humpty Dumpty World

Pamela Hartigan | Posted 05.31.2012 | Impact
Pamela Hartigan

When one is surrounded by men and women with a "can do" attitude, an infectious energy, and an ability to see opportunities for innovation and transformation at every turn, it is pretty hard to be gloomy about the state of the world.

What It Takes to Change the World

Stephan Chambers | Posted 05.31.2012 | Impact
Stephan Chambers

I have cried every day this week. Remember as I tell you this, that I'm male. And British. And from Oxford. I cried when I heard Nick Danziger. I cried when I heard Eve Ensler. I cried when I heard Annie Lennox. I've also smiled a lot.

WATCH: The Top Social Entrepreneurs Saving The World

Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 09.21.2012 | Impact

From teeny-tiny sleeping bags ending infant mortality to soccer balls that produce electricity, a new documentary shows how fresh solutions to old pro...

Jeff Skoll, Billionaire Philanthropist, Shares His Green Vision

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 12.21.2011 | Green
Alison van Diggelen

In an exclusive Fresh Dialogues interview, Jeff Skoll talked about the role of the tech community in making the world more sustainable.

The Bottom Line Case for Zeroing Out Nuclear Weapons

Michael Rose | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics
Michael Rose

Substantial cuts can be made without endangering our safety and that this would increase the moral authority of the United States while diminishing the threat of proliferation.

Alex Wagner

WATCH: Can This Man Save The Planet?

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Wagner | Posted 08.02.2011 | Impact

Participant Media, the production powerhouse behind films including "Waiting for Superman," "An Inconvenient Truth," "Good Night and Good Luck," and "...

Silicon Valley: More Liberal Than Ever?

David Callahan | Posted 06.21.2011 | Technology
David Callahan

Two things stand out about President Obama's visit to Facebook yesterday for a town hall hosted by Mark Zuckerberg. One is that Obama was there in th...

Social Entrepreneurship: A Currency for Change

Gary A. Officer | Posted 05.30.2011 | Impact
Gary A. Officer

At Oxford University this week Jeff Skoll (first employee and President of EBay) will use his wealth as a catalyst for bringing together social entrepreneurs from around the world to meet and exchange ideas.

Sally Osberg Of The Skoll Foundation On Sustaining Social Entrepreneurs

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rahim Kanani

An interview with Sally Osberg, President and CEO of the Skoll Foundation, on the evolution of the organization and their efforts, future challenges and opportunities facing the sector.

Why Sundance and Its Filmmakers Resemble Silicon Valley and Its Entrepreneurs

Marc Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marc Ruxin

For those who don't know enough about independent film to consider investing, I would love to ask: Are tech entrepreneurs and indie filmmakers cut from the same cloth?

It Is Social Entrepreneurs Who Carry the Kennedy Mantle Today

Paul Orzulak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Orzulak

It may be hard to see the words of John Kennedy reflected in our current political debate today. But it's nice to see that the principles they espoused are hard at work across the globe.

PHOTOS: Stars Walk The Green Carpet To Honor Eco-Entertainment

AP/HuffPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BURBANK, Calif. — The world's highest-grossing film and one of the most awarded TV shows are also some of the greenest productions around. "Ava...

Waiting for "Superman" Is a Home Run Documentary

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

By fairly depicting public education as the country's biggest competitive disadvantage, Davis Guggenheim has made the most important American documentary in years.

How You Can Join the Billionaire Boys (and Girls) Club

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Greenblatt

The sheer size of the Giving Pledge is mind-boggling. Analysts have estimated that GP could pour $600 billion into the coffers of various causes.

Great Self Worth

Jimmy Demers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jimmy Demers

Sometimes in life, we are given things which, when used with the right intention, become sacred gifts that remind us of our own great self worth.

Waiting for Superman Premieres at LA Film Festival

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tabby Biddle

Waiting for Superman is the kind of film we need more of in Hollywood. I say this because it takes an important social issue (education) and educates all of us.

Skoll World Forum 2010: What a Difference a Year Makes

Kjerstin Erickson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kjerstin Erickson

This year, going to the 2010 Skoll World Forum, I see a burgeoning movement of tens of thousands of ordinary people with extraordinary convictions.

Film as a Message to the World: Yunus and Sundance 2010!

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

I want to congratulate filmmaker, Gayle Ferraro, whom I met when she first began this journey of making To Catch a Dollar, which premiered Saturday night at Sundance with Dr. Muhammad Yunus present.