Fellowship On Echoing Green Blog

Fellows offer thoughts on disaster response and the state of accountability for donors, Nepali government, and organizations on the ground in the Himalayan region.

Meet the Finalists and congratulate them—not just for making it this far, but for holding such deep commitment for driving social change.

“I felt, if not anything else, I can add a unique perspective to the education discussion.”

From MSNBC to CPAfrica, 2014 Echoing Green Fellows are recognized as innovators and leaders.

“About half our staff now are alumni of our organization. Seeing those young folks now passing on the information to the next generation is when I feel, 'Wow, we’ve really done something here.'”

“We didn't really know what to expect when we’re hanging a spool that weighs 1,000 pounds from the back of a helicopter…”

“There’s a broken pipeline between school and work. We’re saying, for some students let’s give them another option."

The landscape of social entrepreneurship has shifted dramatically in the last decade, and for-profit and hybrid business models are here to stay.

"I worked with a group of ten kids to build a little dinghy that we floated in the pool in the basement of the school at the end of the year—and it was just a fantastically exciting, empowering, inspiring project for all of us involved."

From USA Today to the Wall Street Journal, Echoing Green Fellows from 1991 to the class of 2014 Fellows are recognized as innovators and leaders.

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