Echoing Green Blog

Priya Haji influenced a generation of social entrepreneurs through her passion, warmth, strength, and idealism. We will miss her.

Take a role in the social innovation movement by applying your talent to a job that is right for you, and good for the world.

Social entrepreneurs face more options than ever for structuring their organizations, but a misinformed choice may limit their impact.

Changing the way we think about what we will be when we grow up has the potential to lead to greater creativity, productivity, and happiness.

Medic Mobile founder Josh Nesbit was a pre-med student at Stanford in 2008 when he visited Malawi for the first time. Encountering the Malawians and their situation changed his life—and he’s been determined to return the favor ever since, by changing theirs.

Those of us called to purpose-driven work must protect ourselves from the threats of over-work, under-pay, and, ultimately, burn-out.

Meet who's next ​in social entrepreneurship: With fifty-five Fellows leading forty-two organizations, meet Echoing Green's largest class of Fellows in its twenty-seven year history.

During the Iraq war, the U.S. military relied heavily on local interpreters who risked their lives standing shoulder-to-shoulder with American troops. This mission-critical cooperation made the interpreters and their families targets for extreme anti-American violence during and after the conflict.

When an American Red Cross staffer blew the whistle on reneged promises to help survivors of Hurricane Sandy, Ben Smilowitz took action. A vigilant watchdog for survivors of disaster, Ben investigated inefficiencies, fired up the media, engaged members of Congress, and filed a complaint with New York’s Attorney General.

Echoing Green and our community of Fellows and social change organizations are looking for you to help build the future of our planet. If you're looking for work that is right for you, and good for the world, check out our monthly list of opportunities.

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