Eric Glustrom

Educate!

Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development

Education

Africa, Uganda

http://www.experienceeducate.org/
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Eric Glustrom 2009 Global Fellow

Bold Idea 

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.

 
Biography 

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.