With the amount of time we spend in our cars, waiting for appointments, and performing household chores such as laundry and dishes, there lies the opportunity to also use this time to learn about causes we care out, be inspired by individuals making a difference in the lives of the under served, and to be reminded of the progress we’re making on some of our largest and most challenging social ills. The following are a few of our favorite social impact podcasts:
The Annie E. Casey Foundation podcast is a monthly conversation focusing on how all of us can work together to build a brighter future for kids, families and communities. Hosted by Lisa Hamilton, Vice President of External Affairs at the Foundation.
This podcast offers frank talk about social innovation and the nonprofit sector. Gain insight on trends and issues facing social innovators, social entrepreneurs, socially responsible businesses, and nonprofit leaders. Host Trina Isakson blends rants, conversations with expert guests, and listener Q&A to share knowledge about social innovation, social enterprise, corporate social responsibility, social finance, social purpose businesses, careers in the nonprofit sector, social justice, board governance, volunteerism, philanthropy, and more.
On Leading Change uncovers fresh ideas and actionable insights from people on the leading edge of social change. Whether they’re working in government, nonprofits, or starting their own social enterprise – these are the leaders moving our world forward. Each week guests discuss the moments that defined their path and unpack their hard-earned knowledge to inspire and accelerate action. Hosted by Jo-Ann Tan, Director of +Acumen – The World’s School for Social Change.
Looking for inspiration and encouragement geared towards leaders of social good organizations? Join your host Kirsten Bullock on the Social Good Instigators Podcast to hear about what’s working. You’ll be learning from other leaders who will provide helpful tips related to social entrepreneurship, growing successful organizations and more. Leaders share about ways they helped their organizations excel (as well as things that didn’t work out so well). The podcast was formerly known as the Nonprofit Leaders Network Podcast.
This podcast features audio talks and lectures by leaders of social change, brought to you by Social Innovation Conversations, co-hosted by Stanford Social Innovation Review’s Managing Editor Eric Nee. Enough said since SSIR’s reputation precedes itself.
Tiny Spark investigates philanthropy, nonprofits and international aid. Hosted by Amy Costello, Tiny Spark features in-depth interviews and shoe leather reporting from across the globe.
Do you have a favorite social impact podcast to share? Please send us your picks and we will add to our master list and share via Twitter and in a future blog post part two.
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