Entrepreneurs face unequal challenges even before getting in an investor's door. Our data illustrates disparity, even in the field of social innovation.
Bringing about dramatic and lasting social change requires lifelong leadership and learning lessons along the way.
Echoing Green focuses on finding stellar individuals who can carry their ideas and explain why they have what it takes to succeed.
“We trek to heal our bodies, to inspire our girls in our communities, and to reclaim the streets of our neighborhood.”
From Forbes to Fast Company, Echoing Green Fellows from 1991 to the class of 2014 Fellows are recognized as innovators and leaders.
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“When I left those folks behind, I promised myself that one day, I would do my best to circle back and help Americans understand the impact of its current policies.”
We may only be shy of two months into 2015, but we think it’s never too early to place your bets – and we’ve already got our eye on who’s next and what’s next for social change.
“Sports had a huge impact on my life, and it was the coaches that changed my life trajectory. So my thought was—let’s teach these kids to coach.”
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“By getting these students into these tech jobs, we have real opportunity to lift individuals, families, and communities out of poverty.”
“We ask what we believe is the next greatest generation to come to a frontier of American change and make a difference in one of America’s greatest cities.”
“I thought, if we could make a sneaker that kids could customize by programming it, that’s something I knew my kids would love to do.”