Applications for Direct Impact’s 8th Cohort Are Now Open!

Posted On 24 September, 2018

Social impact news, updates, and opportunities from Echoing Green.
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Set Your Business Talents on a Mission.
We’re excited to announce that applications for Echoing Green’s eighth
Direct Impact Cohort open today! Direct Impact is Echoing Green’s
innovative board leadership program created to transform rising stars of
the private sector into highly effective board leaders of some of the
world’s most innovative social enterprises. Echoing Green invests deeply in
the leadership of innovators and entrepreneurs around the world in order to
accelerate their social and environmental impact.
The eighth cohort will kick off *January 11 and convene through March 3,
2019*. Programming will consist of two mandatory retreats in New York City
and one U.S. or international site visit.
Visit our website
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the application, and learn more about eligibility requirements, specific
program dates, upcoming opportunities, FAQs
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If you have additional questions not addressed on our website, email
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Direct Impact participants brainstorming at a site visit in Nepal.

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Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award
Three Echoing Green Fellows are candidates for the 2018 Pritzker Emerging
Environmental Genius Award: Gavin McCormick ’14, Steph Speirs ’15, and
Miranda Wang ’18.
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The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Group Serving Kenya Slums Wins $2 Million
Hilton Humanitarian Award
Shining Hope for Communities, founded by Kennedy Odede ’10 and Jessica
Posner Odede ’10, received the $2 million Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Humanitarian Prize.
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Teen Vogue: Meet the People Empowering Baltimore Teens With Dirt Bikes,
Burgers, and Yoga
Brittany Young ’18, founder of B-360, is changing the narrative about youth
in Baltimore by coupling students’ love of dirt biking with learning tech
and science.
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