Blog de innovación social de Guadalupe de la Mata

The power of citizens (Citizen 2.0): 17 examples of government social media innovation

The internet has changed the way information is relayed and how people use it. We have gone from an era of broadcast dominated by passive reception to an era of digital … Sigue leyendo

4 febrero, 2014 · Deja un comentario

Unleashing breakthrough innovation in the public sector

I am very interested about the increasing trend of using Social Innovation within Governments worldwide. Lately I have even been able to participate and experience how different public sectors institutions are using … Sigue leyendo

2 febrero, 2014 · Deja un comentario

Amazing to participate in the co-creation of the Social Innovation Ecosystem in Luxembourg

Last 10th of January I participated in the 3rd co-creating event organized by  the Public Research Centre Henri Tudor to explore the question of Social Innovation in Luxembourg: what are the facts and … Sigue leyendo

1 febrero, 2014 · Deja un comentario

Resources for Innovators: The Secret of Life from Steve Jobs in 46 Seconds

«When you grow up you tend to get told that the world is the way it is and your life is just to live your life inside the world, try … Sigue leyendo

27 enero, 2014 · Deja un comentario

Impact Investing in West Africa, a first analysis available online.

I have recently shared a number of resources and material about Impact Investing and also have mentioned my interest in Africa. Today, I have been reading this amazing report that mixes both of … Sigue leyendo

26 enero, 2014 · Deja un comentario

Innovation Centers in Africa

I am very interested in Innovation Centres and LABs and have been exploring and also visiting some in different countries. Lately, my focus has been in Africa. A lot has been … Sigue leyendo

17 enero, 2014 · Deja un comentario

Social change makers programme offered by Kanthari Institute for Social Entrepreneurs

Yesterday I received an email from the Kanthari Institute for Social Entrepreneurs asking if I could help to  spread the word, and share the  details of a programe they offer … Sigue leyendo

10 enero, 2014 · Deja un comentario

Incubators and accelerators for social entreprises

If you are running a young social enterprise or looking to start one, a pit stop at a social enterprise incubator or accelerator program may be all you need to … Sigue leyendo

6 enero, 2014 · 1 comentario

A lesson of happiness and generosity I brought back home from my trip to Ghana

I few weeks ago I was in Ghana, visiting microfinance institutions as well as small entrepreneurs in Accra, Kumasi and the Central Region. It was an amazing experience and I loved … Sigue leyendo

30 diciembre, 2013 · Deja un comentario

The 20 most popular TED Talks, as of this moment. Which one do you prefer?

I love TED Talks.  They have been bringing inspiration, entertainment  and emotion to my life in the last years.  As 2013 draws to a close, TED has posted 1600+ talks, each … Sigue leyendo

27 diciembre, 2013 · Deja un comentario

A 7 step guide to early stage impact investing

A few days ago I published about the expansion of Impact Investing and the discussions held at the last IE Impact Investing Forum that took place in Madrid. I also included … Sigue leyendo

14 diciembre, 2013 · Deja un comentario

12 Thought-Provoking Questions to give you life perspective

Thought-provoking questions are deep inquiries that shine a light on the essence of living and awaken our full potential as human beings. If you would like to maximize the benefits of … Sigue leyendo

7 diciembre, 2013 · Deja un comentario

10 Golden Rules of Design Thinking: Promoting collaboration and innovation in your teams

I have «talked» about Design Thinking in this blog many times as a great tool to promote innovation both at company, project and team level. There are toolkits to adapt … Sigue leyendo

2 diciembre, 2013 · 2 comentarios

Scientific ways to relax in 5 minutes

How To Relax Fast – Scientific Ways To De-Stress Within 5 Minutes Happy Sunday!

24 noviembre, 2013 · Deja un comentario

If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together: What is Collective Impact?

  Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, yet the social sector remains focused on the isolated intervention of individual organizations. Substantially greater progress could be made in alleviating many … Sigue leyendo

3 agosto, 2012 · 3 comentarios


“La Innovación Social es un concepto en construcción, que engloba iniciativas que buscan nuevas formas de satisfacer las necesidades sociales que no están adecuadamente cubiertas por el mercado o el sector público o de producir los cambios de comportamiento necesarios para resolver los grandes retos de la sociedad ”

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