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From USA Today to NPR, Echoing Green Fellows from 1992 to the newly-minted class of 2013 Fellows are recognized as innovators and leaders. Here are twelve of their top stories from recent weeks.
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.
Ruth DeGolia was among the first Echoing Green Fellows I met. And one of the youngest too. Walking beside her seven years ago, I saw in Ruth an extraordinary trait that I have since witnessed in each of the social entrepreneurs Echoing Green supports: Ruth had the fierce determination that she had to do her work. For Ruth, "the work" was to launch Mercado Global with her Yale classmate, Benita Singh.