Echoing Green Blog
Ruth DeGolia was among the first Echoing Green Fellows I met. And one of the youngest too. Walking beside her seven years ago, I saw in Ruth an extraordinary trait that I have since witnessed in each of the social entrepreneurs Echoing Green supports: Ruth had the fierce determination that she had to do her work. For Ruth, "the work" was to launch Mercado Global with her Yale classmate, Benita Singh.
Echoing Green's Fellows are always pushing deep, sustainable social change. Here are some of thier recent news and accolades:
2009 EG Fellow Dhruv Lakra (pictured above) received the CNN-IBN Young Indian Leader Award. Lakra's organization, Mirakle Couriers, employs deaf people giving them a chance to increase their livelihood and making them more economically independent.
Building community. That is one of the big take-aways from this year’s New Fellows Retreat.
Meet John Cary, who has pioneered a career at the intersection of design and social innovation.
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