Welcome to Wednesday.

Echoing Green released its 2017 Social Impact Talent Report naming 73 global innovators with a drive for social change. This group is in the running for a two-year fellowship complete with seed-funding and hands-on support from the Echoing Green network. The list is comprised of entrepreneurs from various backgrounds including many women and minorities.

Get inspired by their great ideas for social change. Click here to see the list.

 

Tyler

 

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Karen Civil Launches STEM Based Computer Lab In Haiti

 

 

Marketing and media maven Karen Civil traveled to Haiti to open the doors of the Live Civil Computer Lab at the House of Hope Orphanage in Titanyen.

 

 

CHARISE FRAZIER | HELLO BEAUTIFUL

 

 

This Company Is Introducing Ethiopia to the Ease of Food Delivery

 

Feleg Tsegaye left a promising career at the U.S. Federal Reserve to return to his parents’ homeland of Ethiopia, the one thing he found himself missing most was something common to almost every major American city: food delivery.

 

 
AKINYI OCHIENG | OKAY AFRICA

 

 

Meet New York Times Creative Technologist Lisa Godwin

 

She’s the glue that bonds tech strategies for digital products at The Times.

 

 
JOPWELL

 

 

Prince Estate Names New Adviser: Spotify’s Troy Carter

 

Carter is a veteran manager who began his career as a teen in Philadelphia working with DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, and then worked as an intern for Diddy’s Bad Boy Records.

 

 
JEM ASWARD | VARIETY

 

 

‘iBuyBlack’ Discount Card Connects Consumers to Black-Owned Businesses in Philly

 

The card is sold online and in stores linking customers to Philadelphia’s Black-owned businesses while providing a 15 percent discount to member businesses.

 

 
CHERRI GREGG | CBS PHILLY

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