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More than 150 Echoing Green Fellows gathered in Joburg for the 2015 All Fellows Conference to refine and re-energize their leadership. Here's what we learned.
Bringing about dramatic and lasting social change requires lifelong leadership and learning lessons along the way.
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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.”
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“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.”
"Hacking is about exploring the limits of what's possible."
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Eighteen Echoing Green Fellows were recognized on Forbes' 2015 "30 under 30" list for their innovative work on tackling the world's biggest problems.