Andrew Nelson

Lecturer of Social Work Dept. of Social Change and Innovation Virtual Academic Center

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Andrew Nelson

Lecturer of Social Work Dept. of Social Change and Innovation Virtual Academic Center

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Biography

Andrew Benedict-Nelson has built a career helping people from all kinds of institutions think critically about social change. As a founder of Insight Labs and GreenHouse: The Center of Social Innovation, he designed high-level strategy conversations with NASA, the U.S. State Department, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the TED Conferences, and many others. Serving as Innovator in Residence at USC’s Suzanne Dworak Peck School of Social Work since 2014, he played a key role in creating the school’s nursing program and DSW degree. He lives in Kansas with his wife, two dogs and a cat.