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By March 02, 2016

Anna Fumarola is Project Manager of Mujeres por Africa Foundation, “At the Women For Africa Foundation we focus on research carried out by women. Our program, Science by Women , aims at empower excellent senior African researchers by integrating them into world-class centres in Spain. Science by Women is an innovative programme because it targets


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By February 17, 2016

Laura Morgagni was born in Turin in 1974, where she took her master degree in Management and Industrial Engineering in 1998, at the Politecnico di Torino. In January 2005 she joined Fondazione Torino Wireless, a public-funded non profit organization founded to manage the Piedmont ICT technology district, where she is currently Chief Executive Officer. In


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By February 15, 2016

Arianna Lazzini is currently Research at Modena and Reggio Emilia University, Department of Communication and Economics. ” In the past, the driving force of an enterpise was profitability. The economic growth of an enterprise was defined only by concepts such as production increase, consumption increase, income increase.Today, the economic growth of an enterpise means evolution


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By January 27, 2016

The association Melting-pro has declined social innovation in three aspects: first, the innovation of relations and therefore an innovation especially of different types of relationships, a bull we’ve noticed mainly on European level that pushes towards cooperation, not towards competition, so sharing of the same objects and vision. Second, the capability of generating job opportunities.


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By January 26, 2016

Culture influences the process of social innovation, because without a continuos cultural push it wouldn’t be possible to make progress and to observe the future. It becomes always more complex, because new technologies start to be part of our daily live. We all have easy access to information and culture. On the one hand culture


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By January 22, 2016

Nancy Saladino is a sociologist who works in the social field over 30 years. She Her path has been very long, starting from the psychiatric field to the care and rehabilitation of drug addicts field. She has been involved in the active labour market and, thanks to this, she has become an expert of this


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By January 08, 2016

“Social innovation is not a panacea but if encouraged and valued it can bring immediate solutions to the pressing social issues citizens are confronted with. In the long term, I see social innovation as part of a new culture of empowerment that we are trying to promote”.


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By December 29, 2015

VIDEO INTERVIEW MADE IN 2017 Marianna D’Ovidio is an urban sociologist based at the Dept. of Sociology and Social Research of Università Milano – Bicocca where she is working on urban cultural economy, innovation and creativity. Her research interests range from social and cultural innovation, to creativity  and justice, in particular their relation with the


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By December 15, 2015

“The Commission Communication entitled “Europe 2020 – A strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth” (the “Europe 2020 Strategy”) defines a approach that aims to turn the European Union into a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy delivering high levels of employment, productivity and social cohesion. In that communication, the Commission remarked that the European Union


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By December 10, 2015

Mirta Da Pra is a journalist, person in charge of Gruppo Abele’s Anti -Trafficking Project. She’s an expert in the field of the protection of victims of human trafficking and prostitution. She represented Italy at the Council of Europe and she is a member of Caritas co-group against human trafficking. Gruppo Abele is a non-governmental


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