Oxford SaѻD Announces 2023 Cohort Of Skoll Scholars


Foundation: Skoll Foundation

credit:

"One important lesson I have learned over the last decade is that only systemic solutions can solve problems like rural poverty, which affects over a billion people," says Simeen Kaleem.

"Therefore, over the coming year at Oxford, I am excited about pivoting myself from being a social entrepreneur to a systems entrepreneur."

Kaleem is one of five students awarded full-ride scholarships to the one-year MBA program at Sa'd Business School of Oxford University, reports Forbes.

The Skoll Scholarships support entrepreneurs looking for solutions around creating social equity, and are underwritten by the Skoll Center and the Skoll Foundation.

Kaleem is the founder and CEO of Gramhal, a nonprofit in New Delhi, India, that uses AI to facilitate "hyper-local dialogue among rural, Asian farmers," per a press release.

Diana Chao is the founder and CEO of Letters to Strangers, a non-profit that provides mental health services to young people around the world.

She says she chose Oxford and is thrilled to join the Skolls community precisely because they share the same values.

This is the 20th cohort of Skoll Scholars to attend the business school, and last year just four MBA students were selected.

The one-year MBA program at Sa'd costs $91,

Read the Entire Article


Selected Grant News Headlines

A customized collection of grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Musicians Give Back to Philly Charities with ┬ÇîfriendsgivingÔÇŁ Show

"When artists play for fans that have shared values of empathy and love, it has the power to raise awareness and shape the culture." That's Shawn Gonzalez's take on what he calls "an innovative...more

Nxt Best: Shepherdstown Edifices, Holiday Events and a Trip Down the Yellow Brick Road!

Police in Shepherdstown, W.Va., say they've found the remains of a man believed to be in his 50s who was reported missing more than a month ago. Police say the remains were found in the garage of...more

Sonoma Valley School Board Eyes Plan to Boost K-12 Arts Education by ...

California voters have given their thumbs-up to a ballot measure that aims to boost arts education in public schools. Proposition 28 will provide $500,000 a year for the next five years to the...more

San Bernardino County Artist Adds Creative Works to Human Rights Efforts
Foundation: Inland Empire Community Foundation

"I had previously been a two-dimensional art major with drawing and illustration and once I was able to switch over to that super tactile medium and create in three dimensions, all of my creative...more

A Fragile Correspondence, the Scotland + Venice Partnership Collateral Event for the 18Th ...

The next International Architecture Exhibition in Venice won't feature any modern architecture at all. Instead, it's going to feature "a new lexicon of terms and definitions," according to a...more

Philanthropy Is Vital to Growth

Joe Fowler used to be the CEO of United Way of Central Kentucky, but he's now retired, and he's written a column for the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce that's drawing attention. It's called...more

Church Street School Has a New Executive Director

New York City's Church Street School for Music and Art is getting a new executive director. Dr. Chrissie Placilla will take over for longtime director Betsy Kerlin, who is moving to her home...more

New Mid North National Park a Step Closer

An Australian gorge that's fed by underground springs is about to become a national park. The Worlds End Gorge, near the town of Burra in South Australia, contains several large, permanent...more

'Positive Impact': How Community Is Funding Greener Future

If you live on Australia's Sunshine Coast, you'll pay an $80 "environment levy" to the local council to help protect the region's waterways, biodiversity, and coastal areas, the Australian...more

Community Foundation Honors Philanthropic Leaders in Loudoun

"No one should go hungry in our county, in our country, or in our world." That's the message from the CEO of Loudoun County, Va., food pantry Loudoun Hunger Relief after it was named Nonprofit...more





Social entrepreneur and co-founder of nonprofit Jolkona, Adnan Mahmud, discusses his definition of a successful social entrepreneur. He describes the social entrepreneur as someone who has found the right balance between doing good while doing well.




Social Services Jobs in Kansas

  Executive Director Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Education Jobs
  Social Work Jobs
  Social Work Jobs


Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs


Affordable Care Act (ACA) Expansion of Physician Assistant Training Program | Southern Nevada Public Land Management | Rural Health Research Centers | ARRA - Community Health Applied Research Network | Surface Transportation _ Discretionary Grants for Capital Investment | ARRA Accelerating Adoption of Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) | Assistance for Torture Victims | Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program | | Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy

Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2023 Copyright Michael Saunders