Fellows in the News

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Echoing Green's Fellows continue to shake the world. Here's a run-down of recent news and accolades:

2010 Fellow Jason Aramburu, founder of re:char, received a Pop!Tech Fellowship and was named one of Businessweek’s Top 25 America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs.

2010 Fellow Ben Cokelet was named a Cordes Fellow and will attend the Opportunity Collaboration in Ixtapa, Mexico, in October.

2010 Fellow Becca Heller, founder of Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), recently led a trip to the Middle East for thirty-two law students from seven different international law schools to explore Iraqi refugee issues.

1994 Fellow Van Jones was named by newsone.com one of the top 15 civil rights leaders of the 21st century.

Teach for America, founded by 1991 Fellow Wendy Kopp, celebrated its 20th anniversary in March.

2010 Fellow Kennedy Odede appeared with President Bill Clinton and Sean Penn at the Clinton Global Initiative University Conference.

2010 Fellow Josh Nesbitt’s program Hope Phones was recently featured on Good Morning America.

2009 Echoing Fellow and founder of Frogtek, David del Ser, was named a World Economic Forum 2011 Young Global Leader.

Empowering Spirits Foundation, founded by 2010 Fellow A. Latham Staples hosted a National Day of Service that drew over 5,200 volunteers serving across seven states.

CrowdVoice.org, founded by 2010 Fellow Esra'a Al Shafei was listed in 5 start-ups to watch from the TED community.

2007 Fellow George Srour was recently named a Huffington Post's Greatest Person of the Day.