Echoing Green Blog

Amber Rae is a motivational force of nature. Not only does Amber herself have purpose, but she has her finger on the pulse of purpose drivers everywhere. Read more.


Echoing Green president Cheryl Dorsey recaps her favorite TED talks, celebrity sightings, and the colliding of worlds. Read more.


Ever had an idea that was so crazy you were sure it would fail? Tell us.


After months of hard charging, we're booming with excitement to debut our new website. Of the many new features on the site, you'll discover articles and resources about the latest trends in social innovation, deeper profiles of Echoing Green Fellows, seamless integration with social media, and our interactive Work on Purpose platform that helps you build a career that's right for you and good for the world. Read more.


James Wu manages brand creative direction at Acumen Fund. We asked James to describe a typical Tuesday in his own words. Read more.


Whether you are looking for an internship or if you are farther along in your career, this month’s social impact job list includes exciting global opportunities from an array of organizations that we think drive positive change into the world.


The recent Echoing Green Fellowship regional retreat in South Africa was game-changing. We went in with the intention of building community, showcasing innovation and developing infrastructure to support social entrepreneurs in Africa. What actually happened was so much more.


Echoing Green Fellow Elizabeth Scharpf found that emotion is a common language that everyone relates to—as she is building her team, understanding what drives people to do what they do, what makes them feel good about themselves is critical to finding the right people for SHE. Their success will be determined not just by a strong infrastructure and solid operations, but “by their ability to align people’s interests and passions with their roles.”


Our quick read on the top tweets, news, and buzz circulating in the field of changemaking this past week. Tell us, what's got you talking? And what do you want to be talking about?


When 2008 Echoing Green Fellow Katie Orenstein started The Op-Ed Project, some ten to fifteen percent of newspaper opinion pieces, or op-eds, were submitted by women. In the past few years, that number has increased by as much as seven percent. It’s an important indication of progress—and of ensuring that more voices are part of the public debate.






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