Will Social Innovation Save Mankind? Meet Stanford’s Neil Malhotra author of “”Frontiers in Social Innovation”



Date: November 22, 2022

Start Time: 12 p.m. EST

End Time: 1 p.m. EST

Platform: Zoom

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Social innovation and social entrepreneurship are rising forces. As the extent of the world’s systemic challenges becomes clear—from climate change to income inequality to food security to healthcare and beyond—more and more of the best and brightest will feel called to become innovators and entrepreneurs who develop and deploy solutions to the world’s thorniest problems.

But it won’t be easy: social innovation is complicated. Solutions require the active collaboration of constituents across the worlds of government, business, and nonprofits. Social innovators and entrepreneurs need a handbook to guide them on the journey to changing the world. This is that guide.

Contributions from a who’s who of the smartest thinkers and most experienced practitioners in the field provide the knowledge you need to succeed as a social innovator. Topics cover the waterfront, including:

  • High-performance leadership as a driver of social change
  • Design for extreme affordability
  • Scaling social innovation
  • Corporate decarbonization
  • Social innovation and healthcare in the postpandemic world
  • Donor-advised funds and impact investing

Case studies from the field bring to life the challenges and opportunities social entrepreneurs and innovators face. Frontiers in Social Innovation is an essential volume for anyone who wants to use innovation and entrepreneurship to make the world a better place.


Neil Malhotra is Edith M. Cornell Professor of Political Economy in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. He also holds a courtesy appointment in the Department of Political Science. He serves as the Louise and Claude N. Rosenbrg, Jr. Director of the Center for Social Innovation at the Stanford GSB. He received his MA and PhD in political science from Stanford University, where he was the Melvin & Joan Lane Stanford Graduate Fellow. He received a BA in economics from Yale University.

He is the author of Leading with Values (with Ken Shotts, Cambridge University Press) and the editor of Frontiers in Social Innovation (Harvard Business Review Press). He has authored over 80 articles on numerous topics including American politics, political behavior, and survey methodology. His research has been published in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, Science, Nature: Human Behaviour, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, among other outlets.

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