Lily Perez got her first taste of social entrepreneurship while working for McKinsey & Co.’s Social Sector Office, where she learned how microfinance was impacting women locked out of formal financial system in rural Bangladesh.
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Building on Microfinance and Startup Theories, She Invests in At-Risk Youth to Transform Communities in Nigeria and India
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When 9-year-old Braeden Quinn Mannering was selected to represent Delaware in 2013’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge – part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move initiative – he had no idea where his tasty tortilla bowl recipe would lead him.
After getting her career on track, Sandra Richardson began volunteering for a local nonprofit, Historically Black College Alumni, to help disadvantaged students – often immigrants – avoid the detours that had plagued her.
After interior designer Julie Davis completed a mission trip to Africa five years ago, she knew that she would want to continue helping women and children once back home to Nashville. Thinking about her own expertise and the fact that many of her clients, because they were redecorating, often found themselves with extra furniture and home furnishings, she had an idea.