Undergraduate, 2 Units, Spring 2013, Tuesdays 4:15-5:30pm (Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen)
A new breed of technologies and nonprofits are driving unprecedented innovation in how we create, deliver and measure social change. Innovative models and technology’s extraordinary potential to transform billions of individual lives. Topics: social network campaigns, mobile platforms and international development, apps for good, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, creative swarms, nonprofit evaluators, and new generation corporate philanthropy. Readings: articles, blogs, studies, and websites. Guest speakers include technology, nonprofit and philanthropic leaders. Individual Project: Unusual Suspects project. Must attend first class; limited enrollment.