Entrepreneurs face unequal challenges even before getting in an investor's door. Data illustrates disparities in the social innovation sector.
One clear way to drive change is to invest in leaders who have a direct connection to the communities they serve.
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.
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“For many of the women that come to Hot Bread Kitchen, we’re the first job where they can branch out outside of their community or outside of the domestic sphere.”
From The Washington Post to Fast Company, Echoing Green Fellows from 1992 to the newly-minted class of 2013 Fellows are recognized as innovators and leaders.
From the New York Times to NPR, Echoing Green Fellows are recognized as innovators and leaders. Here are eight of their top stories from recent weeks. Read more.
It seems like everywhere we turn, there's another incredible opportunity for our Fellows. So much so, Echoing Green is declaring the summer of 2012 the "Summer of Social Entrepreneurship." Read more.
Echoing Green partners with researchers Julie Battilana and Matthew Lee from Harvard Business School on the first large-scale, quantitative study of emerging social entrepreneurs. Today, Stanford Social Innovation Review released an article on the rise and challenges of hybrid social enterprises that combine aspects of nonprofits and for-profits.