The Mulago Foundation invests in charities and philanthropic opportunities that have the highest impact. They seek organizations that are addressing a priority problem, offer a scalable solution and have the capacity to deliver. And here to discuss their work, as well as share his perspectives on issues impacting the social sector, it’s a pleasure to have with us, Kevin Starr, the CEO of the Mulago Foundation.
Many of the world’s most significant social problems remain unsolved. One-quarter of all humans live without electricity; 750 million people lack access to clean drinking water; and preventable diseases like diarrhea take the lives of two million children each year.
Do these problems seem to be more significant than what website you’re going to click on to book your next hotel stay? Well, the organizations that are working on these problems above certainly do not have the level of expertise or support in marketing or strategy that big global brands do.
Jim Collins, Entrepreneurial Professor and author of Good to Great, Good to Great and the Social Sectors, and Turning the Flywheel, Joins Denver Frederick
My next guest is the author or co-author of six best-selling books that have sold in total more than 10 million copies. Forbes Magazine selected him as one of “The 100 Greatest Living Business Minds.” And much to the good fortune of the social sector, he has spent considerable time researching and studying it. He is Jim Collins, an entrepreneurial professor, if you will, and the author of Good to Great, Good to Great and the Social Sectors, and his latest monograph, which is called Turning the Flywheel.