Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development
Eric Glustrom 2009 Global Fellow
Empower Ugandan high school students to become the next generation of socially responsible leaders through a two-year leadership curriculum and long-term mentoring that equips students to create social enterprises.
Eric Glustrom is the founder and executive director of Educate!, an organization that unlocks the potential of youth in Africa to solve the problems of poverty, disease, and environmental degradation. Eric graduated from Fairview High School in Boulder, Colorado in 2003, and from Amherst College in Massachusetts in 2007, where he studied biochemistry. He likes skiing of all kinds, discussing social change, and is reportedly very good at catching food in his mouth.