Category Archives: social innovation

A wonderful short video from the Global Oneness Project

“What if the world embodied our highest potential? What would it look like? As the structures of modern society crumble, where do we find solutions that can help us build the future that serves us all? Below is a short … Continue reading

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Filmmaking with Social Impact – strategies for funding and partnering

I was recently reading a blog post by one of my favorite filmmakers, Patrick Shen, who founded Transcendental Media. His post has links to other sites which socially-conscious-driven filmmakers would find incredibly useful. Instead of writing much today, I will … Continue reading

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Chicago Ideas Week – Heroes Forum with Bill Strickland, Phil Zimbardo and Jerry Mitchell

I came to the forum on Heroes at the Museum of Contemporary Art because I needed a dose of inspiration and energy from people who take action on their beliefs. Each of the speakers brought the audience to their feet … Continue reading

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Chicago Ideas Week Part II – Photographer Forum Transcript

Chicago Ideas Week hosted four award-winning photographers, giving them a platform to talk about their work and share some of their spectacular photographs from the National Geographic, Chicago Tribune, and others. I transcribed much of what they said, although without … Continue reading

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Chicago Ideas Week Part I – Social Entrepreneurship Forum

“An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.” – Buddha I landed in Chicago for a week of idea-sharing – participating in the Chicago Ideas Week, interviewing … Continue reading

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