One clear way to drive change is to invest in leaders who have a direct connection to the communities they serve.
Echoing Green focuses on finding stellar individuals who can carry their ideas and explain why they have what it takes to succeed.
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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What happens when 150 Echoing Green Fellows live, breathe, and debate social change amidst the hustle and bustle of one of the world’s largest cities – and what lessons can you incorporate into your life?
Fellows respond to the President's actions with some hope, and acknowledgement of the distance yet to overcome.
“Would you take a look at my business plan?” Some member of our staff at Echoing Green, an angel investor and grantmaker in social enterprise, hears this request every week. Read more.
Founded by 2008 Echoing Green Fellows, Nathan Sigworth and Taylor Thompson, PharmaSecure uses mobile technology to reduce the sale of counterfeit drugs. Here's a look at their work in the field. Read more.
The Social Capital Markets Conference (SOCAP) is heading into its fourth year. Attendance is booming and investors and social entrepreneurs alike, from nearly 75 countries, are clamoring to attend the meeting of money and meaning.