The Rugged Altruists

So honored to be highlighted in David Brooks recent column in the New York Times. The Rugged Altruists By DAVID BROOKS Nairobi, Kenya Many Americans go to the developing world to serve others. A smaller percentage actually end up being useful. Those that do have often climbed a moral ladder. They start out with certain virtues … More The Rugged Altruists

The First Intergenerational Salon: Education

Last night I had the opportunity to spend four hours with some of the most incredible people from authors to veterans to social activists to politicians to businessmen.  Our purpose: to bring together diverse individuals across generations, industries, and socioeconomic backgrounds to dig deep into the challenges and opportunities for education in the United States. … More The First Intergenerational Salon: Education

The Spectrum of Sacrifice: Managing Tradeoffs in Social Entrepreneurship

I just returned from the Acumen Fund Global Fellows mid-year meeting in Nairobi, Kenya.  The mid-year is one of the most critical parts of the Fellowship.  It is the time when the Fellows get the opportunity to reconnect, share experiences both personal and professional, and think about what they have learned related to our work … More The Spectrum of Sacrifice: Managing Tradeoffs in Social Entrepreneurship