Category: 2012

Oppenheimer, Gary

Social Entrepreneur Honoree – ampleharvest.org

“’Tis a gift to be simple, ‘tis a gift to be free.” So begins the classic Shaker tune that comes to mind when one considers the simplistic beauty of AmpleHarvest.org, a national effort to easily connect America’s 42 million home gardeners who grow more food than they can eat or give away to friends, with
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Lim Miller, Mauricio

Social Entrepreneur Honoree – fii.org

Before starting FII, Mauricio Lim Miller had been the well-regarded director of a large community development agency in San Francisco called Asian Neighborhood Design. Following the traditional needs-based approach, it met with its share of success, but Miller was discouraged when he began to see the sons and daughters of his earlier clients coming to
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Alvarez, Rafael

Social Entrepreneur Honoree - genesysworks.org

About Genesys Works Genesys Works changes the trajectory of life for underprivileged students by providing them a meaningful internship during their senior year in high school. After an initial eight-week intensive training on technical and soft-skills, students are assigned to work in a year-long internship at one of over a hundred participating corporations. As a
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