6 ways social innovators are harnessing 4IR technologies for social change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Pavitra Raja, Community Specialist, Social Entrepreneurs – Europe and the Americas, World Economic Forum Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies present us with myriad of opportunities for social and human services – reaching more people, especially those who are […]

Why we need artists who strive for social change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Andreas Heinecke, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Dialogue Social Enterprise If anything, art is . . . about morals, about our belief in humanity. Without that, there simply is no art. — Ai Weiwei ‘Art’ and ‘social’ are very […]

How universities can become a platform for social change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Makoto Gonokami, President, The University of Tokyo Today, we are experiencing rapid development in information and communication technologies, a digital revolution. New technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning, give us the power to use big data, […]

How storytelling can be a force for social change

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Garth Japhet, CEO, Heartlines & Warren Feek, CEO, Communication Initiative Did Harriet Beecher Stowe imagine in 1852 when she wrote her novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin that her story would be a spark that contributed to the abolition of […]