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From The New York Times to NPR, Echoing Green Fellows from 1992 to the newly-minted class of 2013 Fellows are recognized as innovators and leaders. Here are some of their top stories from recent weeks.
From the New York Times to the World Economic Forum, Echoing Green Fellows from 1992 to the present class are recognized as innovators and leaders. Here are twelve of their top stories from recent weeks. Read more.
Echoing Green Fellows attend the Social Enterprise and Opportunity Series: Forum on Citizen-based Innovation. Read More.
Echoing Green's Fellows are always pushing deep, sustainable social change. Here are some of thier recent news and accolades:
2009 EG Fellow Dhruv Lakra (pictured above) received the CNN-IBN Young Indian Leader Award. Lakra's organization, Mirakle Couriers, employs deaf people giving them a chance to increase their livelihood and making them more economically independent.