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By Acumen on January 15, 2019

We are excited to introduce you to 104 extraordinary leaders—the 2019 Acumen Fellows. They are builders with the skills and character who dare to embrace the difficult journey of social change. This year’s Fellows include leaders from across East Africa, India, Pakistan, and—our two new regions—Colombia...
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October 22, 2018

The Social Capital Markets Conference gathers thousands of impact investors, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and innovators from around the globe to catalyze social change. This year, we’re excited to share the SOCAP panels that will include voices from Acumen’s community. If you’re in San Francisco from...
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October 16, 2018

At 30, Sam Polk quit his high-powered job on Wall Street, eager to leave behind a world consumed by profit to pursue a life of purpose. So, in 2016, he created Everytable. He saw the need for fresh, nutritious food across America where fast-food joints...
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The Top 10 Lessons We've Learned in Energy Access

By Leslie Labruto and Aïssatou Diagne on September 18, 2018

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Study Time and Solar Lights: The Impact of Lighting on Education

By Kat Harrison on August 30, 2018

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August 29, 2018

Acumen Fellow Kibret Abebe is the Founder and CEO of Tebita, Ethiopia’s first private ambulance company. But 10 years ago, Kibret was a trained anesthetist working at the city’s largest public hospital. Nearly every day, car accident victims were rushed in.
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August 22, 2018

Imagine that you’ve spent half your life training to be a doctor. You pushed yourself throughout medical school, you passed the brutal exams, you started treating patients and changing lives­­ — and then, in the blink of an eye, it’s over. Why? All because you’re a woman...
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