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Skoll World Forum

AMBITION - #skollwf

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Ambition. It's the reason we're all here, at the 11th Annual Skoll World Forum, focused on the most ambitious endeavor imaginable: solving the world's most pressing problems.

In this video we take a look at some of humanities most ambitious accomplishments to date and hear from voices of the Skoll World Forum community about what the future holds.

Catch live streaming from the Skoll World Forum in Oxford over at www.skollworldforum.org from April 9-11.

Highlights this year include talks from Malala Yousafzai, Sir Richard Branson, Jeff Skoll, Tony Elumelu, Sir Ronald Cohen, Sally Osberg, Marcus Bleasdale, the presentation of the 2014 Skoll Awards For Social Entrepreneurship and performances from Playing For Change and the Grammy Award-Winning Artists Miri Ben-Ari and more.

Join us for live streaming on www.skollworldforum.org from:
Day 1 ~ 5:00pm - 6:30pm on April 9
Day 2 ~ 10:00am - 7:00pm on April 10
Day 3 ~ 10:00am - 5:00pm on April 11

All sessions will be added to this channel in the coming days.

Live coverage and more details at: http://www.skollworldforum.org
Follow us on twitter: https://twitter.com/skollwo...
Catch all the action of #skollwf : https://twitter.com/search?...
Like us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sk...

VIDEO CREDITS

In order of appearance:
Muhammad Yunus - Grameen Bank
Joe Madiath - Gram Vikas
Andrew Youn - One Acre Fund
Mark Plotkin - Amazon Conservation Team
Madav Chavan - Pratham
Pat Mitchell - The Paley Center for Media
Vicky Colbert - Escuela Nueva
Annie Lennox - SING Campaign
Tim Hanstad - Landesa
Matt Flannery - Kiva
Gro Harlem Brundtland - The Elders
Premal Shah - Kiva
Mindy Lubber - Ceres
Lydia Wilbard - Camfed

Executive Producer
Phil Collis

Director
Gabriel Diamond

Editor
Patrick Barnes

Camera
Gabriel Diamond
Colin Clarke
Daryl Higgins

Interviewers
Jennifer Riel
Micheal Schwaz
Gabriel Diamond

Skoll Foundation Creative Consultants
Sally Osberg
Sarah Borgman
Paula Kravitz
Phil Collis
Suzana Grego
Renee Kaplan
Lindsey Fishleader
Robert Rome

Archival imagery provided by
Archive.org
Getty Images
Shutterstock

Music provided by
FirstCom
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Ambition. It's the reason we're all here, at the 11th Annual Skoll World Forum, focused on the most ambitious endeavor imaginable: solving the world's most pressing problems.

In this video we take a look at some of humanities most ambitious accomplishments to date and hear from voices of the Skoll World Forum community about what the future holds.

Catch live streaming from the Skoll World Forum in Oxford over at www.skollworldforum.org from April 9-11.

Highlights this year include talks from Malala Yousafzai, Sir Richard Branson, Jeff Skoll, Tony Elumelu, Sir Ronald Cohen, Sally Osberg, Marcus Bleasdale, the presentation of the 2014 Skoll Awards For Social Entrepreneurship and performances from Playing For Change and the Grammy Award-Winning Artists Miri Ben-Ari and more.

Join us for live streaming on www.skollworldforum.org from:
Day 1 ~ 5:00pm - 6:30pm on April 9
Day 2 ~ 10:00am - 7:00pm on April 10
Day 3 ~ 10:00am - 5:00pm on April 11

All sessions will be added to this channel in the coming days.

Live coverage and more details at: http://www.skollworldforum.org
Follow us on twitter: https://twitter.com/skollwo...
Catch all the action of #skollwf : https://twitter.com/search?...
Like us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sk...

VIDEO CREDITS

In order of appearance:
Muhammad Yunus - Grameen Bank
Joe Madiath - Gram Vikas
Andrew Youn - One Acre Fund
Mark Plotkin - Amazon Conservation Team
Madav Chavan - Pratham
Pat Mitchell - The Paley Center for Media
Vicky Colbert - Escuela Nueva
Annie Lennox - SING Campaign
Tim Hanstad - Landesa
Matt Flannery - Kiva
Gro Harlem Brundtland - The Elders
Premal Shah - Kiva
Mindy Lubber - Ceres
Lydia Wilbard - Camfed

Executive Producer
Phil Collis

Director
Gabriel Diamond

Editor
Patrick Barnes

Camera
Gabriel Diamond
Colin Clarke
Daryl Higgins

Interviewers
Jennifer Riel
Micheal Schwaz
Gabriel Diamond

Skoll Foundation Creative Consultants
Sally Osberg
Sarah Borgman
Paula Kravitz
Phil Collis
Suzana Grego
Renee Kaplan
Lindsey Fishleader
Robert Rome

Archival imagery provided by
Archive.org
Getty Images
Shutterstock

Music provided by
FirstCom Show less

2014 Skoll World Forum Play

All videos, plenaries, sessions, performances, and panels from the 11th annual Skoll World Forum 2014.

The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship is the premier international platform for advancing entrepreneurial approaches and solutions to the world's most pressing problems.Our mission is to accelerate the impact of the world's leading social entrepreneurs by uniting them with essential partners in a collaborative pursuit of learning, leverage and large-scale social change.

Highlights this year include talks from Malala Yousafzai, Sir Richard Branson, Jeff Skoll, Tony Elumelu, Sir Ronald Cohen, Sally Osberg, Marcus Bleasdale, the presentation of the 2014 Skoll Awards For Social Entrepreneurship and performances from Playing For Change and the Grammy Award-Winning Artists Miri Ben-Ari and more.

Join us for live streaming on www.skollworldforum.org from:
Day 1 ~ 5:00 - 6:30pm on April 9
Day 2 ~ 10:00am - 7:00pm on April 10
Day 3 ~ 10:00am - 5:00pm on April 11

All sessions will be added to this channel in the coming days.

Uncommon Heroes - Short Films Profiling Social Entrepreneurs Play

What does it mean when we say one person can change the world?

In the Skoll Foundation's compelling Uncommon Heroes film series, we follow some of the world's leading social entrepreneurs creating impact through innovative solutions to some of the most pressing problems in society today.

2013 Skoll World Forum Play

All videos, plenaries, sessions, performances, and panels from the 10th annual Skoll World Forum. 2013.

The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship is the premier international platform for advancing entrepreneurial approaches and solutions to the world's most pressing problems.Our mission is to accelerate the impact of the world's leading social entrepreneurs by uniting them with essential partners in a collaborative pursuit of learning, leverage and large-scale social change.
Co-produced by the Skoll Foundation and the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at the Saïd Business School, the Forum shines a spotlight on best practices, new innovations and connecting leaders to one another to further global social progress. Forum delegates represent nearly 65 countries and participate in a range of interactive events in inspiring Oxford locations. We provide a unique platform for delegates to openly share, collaborate, innovate and ultimately, advance social entrepreneurship.
Past participants have included:
Kofi Annan, Former United Nations Secretary-General
Mary Robinson, Mary Robinson Foundation -- Climate Justice
Mohammad Yunus, Grameen Bank
Marina Silva, Marina Silva Institute
Michael Porter, Harvard Business School
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond M. Tutu
Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan
Al Gore, Nobel Laureate, Former Vice President of the United States
Peter Gabriel, Activist & Musician
Jimmy Carter, Former President of the United States
Robert Redford, Sundance Institute
Jeff Skoll, The Jeff Skoll Group
Her Majesty Queen Rania
...and the list goes on.

The New Heroes - a 4 part series hosted by Robert Redford Play

The New Heroes tells the dramatic stories of 14 daring people from all corners of the globe who, against all odds, are successfully alleviating poverty and illness, combating unemployment and violence, and bringing education, light, opportunity and freedom to poor and marginalized people around the world.

Also known as "social entrepreneurs," they develop innovations that bring life-changing tools and resources to people desperate for viable solutions. What is possible? You'd be surprised. Take a journey into a world where people take action to make a big difference.

Alvin's Guide To Good Business - Focus on Social Entrepreneurs Play

Alvin's Guide to Good Business is the Skoll Foundation's first foray into global commercial television, this series follows finance guru Alvin Hall as he visits eight different social entrepreneurs around the world, probing their business models, examining the potential impact of their work and exploring the challenges to scaling their innovations. Produced and directed by RockhopperTV.

Jeff Skoll created The Skoll Foundation in 1999 to pursue his vision of a sustainable world of peace and prosperity. Led by CEO Sally Osberg since 2001, our mission is to drive large scale change by investing in, connecting and celebrating social entrepreneurs and the innovators who help them solve the world's most pressing problems. Social entrepreneurs are society's change agents, creators of innovations that disrupt the status quo and transform our world for the better. By identifying the people and programs already bringing positive change around the world, we empower them to extend their reach, deepen their impact and fundamentally improve society.

http://www.skollfoundation.org
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