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.
Bringing about dramatic and lasting social change requires lifelong leadership and learning lessons along the way.
Kennedy Odede on the Echoing Green Blog
We need to improve our ability to identify, develop and connect talented individuals, particularly from across sub-Saharan Africa.
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 CNN to Twitter, 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.
Last week nine social enterprises came together for a four-day retreat in Kenya. Since Echoing Green Fellows spend most of their time deep in the trenches of operational execution, this was a great chance to step back, reflect and recharge. Sanergy reports back.
Echoing Green Fellow Kennedy Odede delivered Wesleyan’s senior commencement address with a riveting seven minute speech that ended with all 713 graduates repeating after him to “Promise to champion hope throughout the world.”Read more.
The recent Echoing Green Fellowship regional retreat in South Africa was game-changing. We went in with the intention of building community, showcasing innovation and developing infrastructure to support social entrepreneurs in Africa. What actually happened was so much more.
Echoing Green's Fellows continue to shake the world. Here's a run-down of recent news and accolades: