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Let's Fix It

Teaching a love of learning is transforming education systems

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On this episode of Let's Fix It, hear how two social innovators are redefining what it means to teach and to learn.

Kyle Zimmer is a lawyer, social entrepreneur and leader who became passionate about the power of books when volunteering in a soup kitchen. Zimmer is the founder of First Book, an organization dedicated to providing affordable books and other resources to people in need.

Dr Rana Dajani has studied the impact of reading aloud to children. Her organization We Love Reading fosters the love of reading for pleasure among children in the MENA region and around the world.

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Hosted by:
Pavitra Raja

Programme and Engagement Lead, Europe and Americas - Schwab Foundation, World Economic Forum

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Social Innovation

Social innovation is driven by purpose, partnership, and accountability, in order to develop solutions that enable traditionally excluded people to participate in the economy. It is the process of applying new solutions to global problems, by creating or improving products, services, business models, and markets - and more effectively responding to unmet needs. Collaboration among businesses, the government, and civil society that cuts across boundaries is essential for social enterprises to increase the scale of their impact. These enterprises can be non-profits like First Book, which provides books for children in need, or for-profits that embed a social mission in their busin...

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