Advice to Aspiring Social Entrepreneurs

Echoing Green    Yobo Member
January 26th, 2012

Advice to Aspiring Social Entrepreneurs

How do I know if a business is the right way to make the difference to the area I want to explore? I’d say let it grow organically.

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Black Male Achievement Fellowship

Echoing Green    Yobo Member
December 6th, 2011

Black Male Achievement Fellowship

For all you budding social entrepreneurs out there, you’ll have until January 9, 2012 to submit your social change business plans.

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Training the Next Generation

Echoing Green    Yobo Member
October 20th, 2011

Training the Next Generation

Leaders in the fields of education, policy, climate change, impact investing, healthcare, food systems, the arts and mobile technology met at the Columbia Business School social enterprise conference to debate how technology and online networks are affecting—perhaps even redesigning—how social ventures can achieve greater impact.

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Where Are The Women?

Echoing Green Blog    Yobo Member
August 29th, 2011

Where Are The Women?

Over the last several years, Echoing Green has seen a decrease in the number of women Fellows selected relative to men. The last six out of seven Fellowship classes have been majority male and the past two years have seen a particularly sharp dip in women Fellows. This has us thinking. What’s going on?

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The Conductor-less Orchestra

Leader to Leader   
June 28th, 2011

The Conductor-less Orchestra

Tapping into the unique skills of knowledge workers requires leaders to adopt new ways of thinking and to apply new models of organization to the workplace. According to Harvard business professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter in Executive Excellence, “Your structures should be very loose and very flexible: less hierarchy, more opportunity for people to play many different roles. Sometimes you may be a team leader, and at other times you may be a team member. Also, be very flexible with respect to titles, and very fluid in terms of moving people from project to project, depending on the requirements.

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Vocational Loan Fulfilled for Four Peruvian Women!

Indigenous Designs    Yobo Member
January 11th, 2012

Vocational Loan Fulfilled for Four Peruvian Women!

The lives of four Peruvian women are about to change. Thanks to The Hoop Fund, an non-profit that organizes microloans for worthy causes, these women will be gaining new skills, a new career, and new hope in this brand new year ahead.

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The Future of Solar Born from a Lifetime of Innovation

Ashoka    Yobo Member
December 2nd, 2011

The Future of Solar Born from a Lifetime of Innovation

Eden Full always wanted to be a scientist. At the age of nine, she entered a science competition and built her first solar car.

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You Powered by Ashoka. Ashoka Powered By You

Ashoka    Yobo Member
October 7th, 2011

You Powered by Ashoka. Ashoka Powered By You

We believe organizations of the future will be less hierarchical and will have fewer walls separating them from the outside world. They will be much more dynamic, adaptive, and networked.

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Five New Fellows Are Welcomed into the Ashoka Family

Ashoka    Yobo Member
July 28th, 2011

Five New Fellows Are Welcomed into the Ashoka Family

Ashoka has announced the addition of five new fellows, all of which are doing important, wonderful work. We celebrate their efforts.

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Nine Certified B Corporations Named America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs of 2011

CSR Wire    Yobo Member
June 27th, 2011

Nine Certified B Corporations Named America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs of 2011

Nine Certified B Corporations have been named by Bloomberg’s BusinessWeek as ‘America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneur’ of 2011. Azavea, Change.org, Dimagi, Emory Knoll Farms, Freelancers Insurance Company, Greyston Bakery, Nest Collective, Re:Vision Architecture and World Centric are all recognized this year as leaders in this growing sector of mission-driven businesses. The seven honorees this year [...]

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