Perspectives On Echoing Green Blog

Failure can liberate you to reconsider your approach, to innovate, and to carve a new path.

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

Fellows respond to the President's actions with some hope, and acknowledgement of the distance yet to overcome.

Echoing Green’s approach to supporting groundbreaking, early-stage social entrepreneurs runs much deeper than a two-year stipend and health insurance.

Social entrepreneurs face more options than ever for structuring their organizations, but a misinformed choice may limit their impact.

Those of us called to purpose-driven work must protect ourselves from the threats of over-work, under-pay, and, ultimately, burn-out.

While we’ve had the opportunity to review thousands of business plans of those applying to our Fellowship Program—addressing as many social issues, communities, and geographies—what holds consistent across the most successful applications are the qualities and traits of their leaders.

Your career didn't start with your first job. I start job interviews with the same question every time: “Tell me about your path leading up to today. Why is this role the right fit for you now?” What happens next is predictable.

Our Fellowship and Knowledge Management team sifted through thousands of Fellowship applications to compare them in aggregate with submissions from previous years.

In November, we asked you—our community—and our Fellows to tell us what problems you were committed to solving. You responded with an enthusiasm that blew us away.

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