SolutionsU (Pro) is a new initiative of the SolutionsU team offering a first-of-its-kind global citizenship approach to personal and professional development, team building and collaboration, and innovation diagnosis and design.
We believe learning through social innovation is a uniquely powerful approach. We’ve designed and offer easy-to-adopt tools for innovation-minded individuals, teams and organizations working in both the corporate and social sectors. We’ve wrapped unique, flexible “products” around the best solutions journalism stories that describe social innovations covering myriad issues from around the world.
The SolutionsU(Pro) offering is adapted for private sector and social sector audiences.
SolutionsU(Pro) Enterprise: This is primarily for individual intrapreneurs and teams of intrapreneurs.
SolutionsU(Pro) Social Innovation + Impact: This is primarily for individual social intrapreneurs and teams of social intrapreneurs. This is as well designed to support individuals, teams and organizations focused on creating social impact through abroad and/or volunteering experiences.
We aspire to offer you a unique, easy, self-directed and inspiring approach to help your organization build and/or enhance your CULTURE of EMPATHY, PURPOSE, INNOVATION, CONTINUOUS LEARNING and TEAM/RELATIONSHIP BUILDING.
Specifically our goal to help you, your team and/or your organization enhance your -
SolutionsU(Pro) currently provides two ways to engage:
Subscribe to the FREE twice-weekly newsletter. Within these newsletters you’ll get the following in your inbox:
Subscribe monthly to the SolutionsU(Pro) Innovation Toolkit for the cost of a few cups of coffee per week. This is your place to access all of the resources that go out in our newsletter in one place whenever you choose. This currently includes:
New social innovation mini cases, resources and collections are being added every week. Be sure to subscribe to the newsletter and/or reach out to Greg Van Kirk to learn more.
Collections are versatile, powerful and simple to create. From a customized course reader to an action-guide for an upcoming service-learning trip, collections illuminate themes, guide inquiry, and provide context for how people around the world are responding to social challenges.
Name and describe your collection
Add external links at any time
Add to your collection over time and share!
Add stories to your collection from your list of Favorites below, or add stories directly to a collection from Search or Discover. Anytime you see the collection icon you can add a story. Just click the icon and follow the instructions on your screen.
This is a powerful feature to provide context and additional information to enhance your collection. Add a link to a relevant website, and a short description about how the resource relates to your collection.
Our issue area taxonomy was adapted from the PCS Taxonomy with definitions by the Foundation Center, which is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License.
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Fondriest Environmental, David De Wit / Community Eye Health, Linda Steil / Herald Post, John Amis / UGA College of Ag & Environmental Sciences – OCCS, Andy B, Peter Garnhum, Thomas Hawk, 7ty9, Isriya Paireepairit, David Berger, UnLtd The Foundation For Social Entrepreneurs, Michael Dunne, Burak Kebapci, and Forrest Berkshire / U.S. Army Cadet Command public affairs
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