Julien Cornebise is a mathematician who wants to help non-profits use Artificial Intelligence. After leaving DeepMind in 2016, Julien began working pro-bono for Amnesty International, helping them scale up their analysis of satellite images of Darfur to gather evidence for a 2016 campaign to highlight atrocities taking place there. He also helped develop a tool to track abuse of […]
In this timely blog, Dr. Mary Martin describes her Marshall Institute Small Grants research project on how private businesses and corporate executives have played an innovative and significant role in moving forward the peace process in Colombia – and how that role may be undermined by changes in the political environment. Such contributions are symptomatic of an increasing expectation that […]
Charities are under increasing pressure to demonstrate tangible impact but, in her study funded by Marshall’s small grant programme, Dr Julia Morley finds these cold and business-like descriptions of charitable activities can have a detrimental effect on worker motivation. In this blog, she shares her findings on the true effect of impact reporting on staff identity at UK social enterprises […]
Groundbreaking new ideas often come from young people – but how can we help them actually get implemented? Nominated as a ‘Leader of Tomorrow’ Chelsea Phipps attended the St Gallen Symposium, a unique annual gathering uniting the best of the next generation with some of the world’s most influential business and cultural leaders.
Back in the summer, I had the privilege of […]
It’s one of this generation’s most popular buzzwords, but how well do we really understand innovation? Aunnie Patton Power puts the concept under the microscope, arguing that purpose is an overlooked element of successful innovation.
Innovation might be one of the most overused words of our time. From the iPhone to self-driving cars to see through solar panels we are surrounded by talk […]