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Sally Osberg’s Op-Ed in the Financial Times’ “This is Africa” Magazine

December 26, 2012 by
 
 

“Social entrepreneurs see possibility where others see problems. They are unapologetically ambitious, setting their sights not just on incremental improvements but on systems-level transformation. And to achieve their audacious ends, social entrepreneurs enroll those most vested in that transformation — people oppressed, marginalised, or constrained by an existing reality.”

Those are Skoll Foundation CEO Sally Osberg’s words in This is Africa, a new publication from the Financial Times that “seeks to examine African business and politics in a global context and to make sense of the relationships that Africa is building with the rest of the world.” read more

 

One Acre Fund on PBS Newshour

April 3, 2012 by
 
 

PBS NewsHour Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro visited Skoll Awardee One Acre Fund in East Africa recently, and the 8-minute segment airs today! The piece is part of a Center for Investigative Reporting series on the challenge of feeding the world at a time of social and environmental change.

Watch at 7 pm in New York (Channel 13), 6 pm in Chicago (Channel 11), and 6 pm in San Francisco (KQED). For a full list visit  http://www.pbs.org/newshour/airdates.html.

Read more: http://cironline.org/projects/food-for-9-billion

 
 

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