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Cultivating Healthy Engagement Online: Why We Invested in Civic Signals

November 8, 2019

How do we reset and restore the value of social platforms for society? Sarah Drinkwater shares insights on why we invested in Civic Signals.

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Reducing Disparities in Birth Outcomes and Early Development

October 31, 2019

Ashley Beckner and Enyi Okebugwu share insights on our latest investment in Centering Healthcare Institute, a national nonprofit organization that utilizes a proprietary group care model in both obstetric and pediatric visits.

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Not Just a Job: New Evidence on the Quality of Work in the United States

October 23, 2019

Tracy Williams shares insights on the Great Jobs Survey, providing a new job quality index that goes beyond wages and benefits.

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d.light Welcomes Investment from Shell on its Journey to Impact 100M Lives

Announcement November 7, 2019

d.light, a company that designs and develops high-quality, affordable, and innovative solar-powered consumer products for families without access to reliable electricity has announced its new partnership with Shell.

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Omidyar Network CEO Opens Up about VC-Influenced Philanthropy

Article October 29, 2019

In a recent interview with TechCrunch, Mike Kubzansky shared insights on how Omidyar Network's VC-influenced philanthropy has informed our approach to reimagining capitalism and promoting beneficial technology.

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More Than Half Of U.S. Workers are Unhappy in Their Jobs: Here’s Why and What Needs to be Done Now

Article October 25, 2019

Omidyar Network, Lumina Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Gallup recently surveyed 6,600 workers about factors that matter most for overall job quality. Forbes shares additional insights in a recent article.

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Not Just a Job: New Evidence on the Quality of Work in the United States

Research Report October 23, 2019

Omidyar Network partnered with Gallup, Lumina Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create the first-ever Great Jobs Survey, a comprehensive measure of job quality in the US.

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Using Self-Reported Data for Impact Measurement

Research Report May 16, 2019

Omidyar Network partnered with the Impact Measurement Project to develop a critical first step in helping to design and implement surveys that can provide meaningful data across five dimensions of impact.

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