Posts tagged Innovation
FoossaPod: Andrew Benedict-Nelson on Norms and Innovation

Foossa's Lee-Sean Huang talks to Andrew Benedict-Nelson about social norms as a key to innovation. We discuss ways to rethink responses to homelessness and make sense of movements like LGBTQ equality and #MeToo. 

Andrew Benedict-Nelson is a social change practitioner, historian, and author of See Think Solve: A Simple Way to Tackle Tough Problems. He is also a lecturer at the University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.   

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FoossaPod: Jeff Leitner on Innovation Dynamics

What can modern art museums teach us about commemorating the Holocaust? And why is legislation not enough to stop human trafficking? What are some of the recurring patterns that help us innovate by shifting behaviors, crafting culture, and making systems change?

In this episode of FoossaPod, David Colby Reed and Lee-Sean Huang talk with Jeff Leitner to explore these questions and to discuss the importance of looking at norms as a starting point for social innovation. Jeff has worked on social innovation projects in a range of sectors ranging from diplomacy, to healthcare, to education. 

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