Tag: nonprofit

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Caryl Stern’s Lessons on Life and Leadership
Amplifying Social Innovation
Caryl Stern’s Lessons on Life and Leadership » In the story of Caryl Stern’s life, there’s a theme prevalent in each and every chapter: putting children first.
Growing Plants to Grow Students with Stephen Ritz
Amplifying Social Innovation
Growing Plants to Grow Students with Stephen Ritz » Stephen Ritz's Green Bronx Machine uses the power of a plant to transform communities that are fragmented and marginalized into neighborhoods that are inclusive and thriving.
Tackling Sustainability Goals with Social Innovation in Liberia
Amplifying Social Innovation
Tackling Sustainability Goals with Social Innovation in Liberia » Taylor Quinn and Marvin Tarawally are using entrepreneurial thought and action to tackle combat malnutrition and advance education in Liberia.
5 Teen Entrepreneurship Programs Teaching More Than Business Skills
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
5 Teen Entrepreneurship Programs Teaching More Than Business Skills » Engaging teenagers in entrepreneurial activities sets them up for long-term success. All rooted in the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, these programs prepare students for college, teach them to follow their passions, and—for some—inspire them to create their own ventures.
Youth Entrepreneurship: A Valuable Life Lesson
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Youth Entrepreneurship: A Valuable Life Lesson » Entrepreneurship education does more than encourage youth to start a business; it prepares them for life.
3 Initiatives Introducing Entrepreneurial Skills To Preteens
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
3 Initiatives Introducing Entrepreneurial Skills To Preteens » Programs like Lemonade day use entrepreneurship as a vehicle to teach children creative thinking, problem solving, financial smarts, and other important life skills.
Fighting Global Iron Deficiency, One Lucky Iron Fish at a Time
Amplifying Social Innovation
Fighting Global Iron Deficiency, One Lucky Iron Fish at a Time » Sets of three are lucky in Cambodia. But when Dr. Gavin Armstrong incorporated his company Lucky Iron Fish on 12/12/12, he wasn’t thinking much about luck. Rather, he was launching an innovative solution to one of Cambodia's biggest problems; iron deficiency.
Helping Teen Mothers Step Out Of Poverty
Amplifying Social Innovation
Helping Teen Mothers Step Out Of Poverty » Rocked by the painful loss of her toddler, Catalina Escobar channeled her grief into action.
One on One with Innovation Leaders
Living Entrepreneurship
One on One with Innovation Leaders » With so many organizations thinking about and fueling their business innovation engines, we went straight to the source for perspective from five Boston innovators about what’s working today.
Bobby Sager: “You Need to Understand Your Customer”
Amplifying Social Innovation
Bobby Sager: “You Need to Understand Your Customer” » How did Bobby Sager, who grew up outside of Boston and married his high school sweetheart, become the international philanthropic force he is today?