We need to improve our ability to identify, develop and connect talented individuals, particularly from across sub-Saharan Africa.
Perspectives On Echoing Green Blog
Tahalia Barrett from the U.S. Global Development Lab of USAID reflects on meeting the Fellows their partnership supports.
While global funding structures tend to be siloed – focused on specific issues or target countries – we know that social entrepreneurs are best-in-class at breaking down silos.
One clear way to drive change is to invest in leaders who have a direct connection to the communities they serve.
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.