Opinion: The world’s biggest problems won’t be solved by the social impact sector alone — here’s what’s needed

Being able to work with people in corporate and public sectors is key, but it’s not easy

Why It Matters

While the social impact world makes big commitments to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems, the complexity and scale of those problems mean the sector simply cannot do it alone. Leaders with experience in the corporate world, government, and other sectors can help build bridges and get things done.

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