In order to make social innovations “part of the water supply” we will need to see a change in the way broad resources flow, the cultural understandings and definitions of the problem and a shift in the laws and policies that govern the problem domain. The role of an institutional entrepreneur requires particular lenses and skills in order to influence public policy. Institutional entrepreneurs must also understand both the processes and structures that have created the conditions for social innovation to flourish.

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