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Accelerating the NGO: Using accelerator models to drive impact in global development
Savannah Miller, CARE USA
This panel highlights a variety of accelerator models NGOs are pursuing as documented by the CARE & MIT co-sponsored whitepaper: Accelerators in the Development Sector: Trends and Models for NGOs. Each of our panelists are the subjects of case studies evaluated in the aforementioned whitepaper and represent different strategies for addressing specific development needs. Explore the various motivations behind NGOs adoption of accelerator methodologies and their impact thus far.
Accelerator, impact, Incubator, innovation, NGO, scale
Stephanie Marienau Turpin - FHI 360, Mathu Jeyaloganathan - World Vision, Ryan Sturgill - Mercy Corps
• https://www.mercycorps.org/press-room/releases/mercy-corps-tech-accelerator-gaza-realizes-unprecedented-success • http://challenge.worldvision.ca/en/ • https://www.dropbox.com/s/kr59bes8hi4vgi5/World%20Vision%20Social%20Innovation%20Challenge%20-%20General%201%20Pager%20-%20Innovation%20Challenge%20Partners.pdf?dl=0 • http://www.fhifoundation.org/?page_id=601 • https://www.devex.com/news/sponsored/q-a-care-s-scale-x-design-accelerator-program-aims-to-bridge-the-gap-between-impact-and-scale-89499 • https://www.dropbox.com/s/b9yxlxagi1jzaig/SXD%20-%20Program%20Brief.pdf?dl=0
- June 14, 2017
Final day to submit an idea.
- June 15 - 29, 2017
Commenting and voting period. All sessions open for voting.
- June 30 - July 13, 2017
Judging panel and final selection by SOCAP17 Content Team.
- July 14, 2017
Winning sessions announced to session organizers.
A lucky person will receive 2 free tickets to SOCAP17 and other impact-themed prizes!ENTER TO WIN