Here's an innovative approach to facilitating social innovation: a "collaborative competition" leveraging sports.
Ashoka's Changemakers and Nike have partnered to open a worldwide search for projects that use the transformative power of sport to promote social change. Ashoka is a citizen-sector support system for social entrepreneurs. Changemakers is building the world's first global online "open source" community competing to surface the best social solutions, and then collaborating to refine, enrich, and implement those solutions.
Changemakers invited users worldwide to submit innovations to what it calls a "collaborative competition" -- an "… Read more