Acumen
Acumen
05/22/2017 at 14:52. Facebook
+Acumen has the largest free online course library for social change leaders. Check it out:
Acumen has the largest free online course library for social change leaders Check it out:

+Acumen: The World's School for Social Change

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Acumen
Acumen
05/19/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
26-year-old entrepreneur Manik Bhat is tackling the inefficiencies of the American healthcare system with his software company, Healthify, one of our first Acumen America investments.

Read more: bit.ly/healthify
26yearold entrepreneur Manik Bhat is tackling the inefficiencies of the American
Acumen
Acumen
05/19/2017 at 18:38. Facebook
Prices for solar and wind are coming down dramatically, putting such technologies within reach of some of the poorest people in the world.
Prices for solar and wind are coming down dramatically putting such technologies

Solar Innovations Mean We Can Bring Power To The 1 Billion Who Still Live Without It

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Andres Parraguirre
Acumen
Acumen
05/19/2017 at 14:43. Facebook
A beautiful story where friendship and common ground emerges from sharing food together.
A beautiful story where friendship and common ground emerges from sharing food together

Muslims and Jews Break Bread, and Build Bonds

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Acumen
Acumen
05/18/2017 at 20:57. Facebook
Are you a mission-driven financial manager with five years of experience? Join our team in New York: bit.ly/2quaqdI
Are you a missiondriven financial manager with five years of experience Join
Acumen
Acumen
05/16/2017 at 21:02. Facebook
80% of factors that influence American's health are social determinants, such as adequate housing, poor nutrition, and drug and alcohol use, and these factors are largely interconnected with economic and racial inequalities.

Here's how Acumen's investee Healthify is working to take on the disparities of the American healthcare system:
80 of factors that influence Americans health are social determinants such as

Too Broke To Fix?

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Acumen
Acumen
05/14/2017. Facebook
All across our community, we are inspired by women who challenge the status quo and push their families and communities to believe in and work for a brighter future.

This Mother's Day, honor a resilient mother that you know with a donation to Acumen: acumen.org/resilient-mothers
All across our community we are inspired by women who challenge the
Acumen
Acumen
05/14/2017. Facebook
Happy Mother's Day! Honor the #ResilientMothers in your life with a donation to Acumen.

Donate here: acumen.org/resilient-mothers
Happy Mother's Day Honor the ResilientMothers in your life with a donation to Acumen
Acumen
Acumen
05/13/2017. Facebook
Today at 11:30 a.m. EDT, Acumen's CEO Jacqueline Novogratz will be addressing New England College's graduating class of 2017. Livestream the event at: bit.ly/2q3C2Zu
Today at 1130 am EDT Acumens CEO Jacqueline Novogratz will be addressing
Acumen
Acumen
05/11/2017. Facebook
In 2013, Manik Bhat turned down medical school. Now the 26-year-old is on his way to repairing America’s healthcare system.
In 2013 Manik Bhat turned down medical school Now the 26yearold is

Why one man turned down med school to take on America’s healthcare system.

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Innocent Ntakiyiruta
Mathias Tusiime
Acumen
Acumen
05/10/2017. Facebook
"Things I Imagine Telling My Daughter" by Acumen Fellow Billene Seyoum Woldeyes. #ResilientMothers
Acumen
Acumen
05/09/2017. Facebook
With no access to local schools for her daughter, Pakistan's Nasra Wazir Ali converted her family’s living room into a classroom and enlisted some local mothers to help teach the neighborhood children. #resilientmothers

Learn how Nasra built a legacy to bridge the education gap in Pakistan:
With no access to local schools for her daughter Pakistans Nasra Wazir

#ResilientMothers: Nearly a century before Malala, there was Nasra

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Zohaib Karim Noorani
Acumen
Acumen
05/09/2017. Facebook
This Mother's Day week, we’re celebrating women around the world who go above and beyond to support their families and communities. Join us on social media to tell the stories of #ResilientMothers who build a brighter future.

Read more: acumen.org/resilient-mothers/
This Mothers Day week were celebrating women around the world who go
Acumen
Acumen
05/04/2017. Facebook
Here's one way that corporations and social enterprises can partner to create a world that works for everyone:
Heres one way that corporations and social enterprises can partner to create

Models of High-Level Partnerships with Social Enterprises: Venture Partnerships

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Acumen
Acumen
05/01/2017. Facebook
As a part of a series featuring young leaders for Asian Pacific American Heritage month, NBC interviewed our Fellow Pradeepa Jeeva on her inspiration in becoming a force for change.
As a part of a series featuring young leaders for Asian Pacific

Pradeepa Jeeva Is Using Media, Technology to Change the World

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Acumen
Acumen
04/28/2017. Facebook
Through Acumen's new energy investing initiative, we're aiming to build the off-grid energy sector and bring power to 8 million people by 2026.
Through Acumens new energy investing initiative were aiming to build the offgrid

Thinking Outside the Grid

medium.com
Acumen
Acumen
04/27/2017. Facebook
The 21st century requires leaders who can navigate the unknown in an ever-changing world and bridge divides between rich and poor, public and private, business and philanthropy, and profit and purpose.
The 21st century requires leaders who can navigate the unknown in an

The Case for Moral Leadership

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Acumen
Acumen
04/26/2017. Facebook
"We, in impact investing, have so far failed to have a rich, nuanced conversation about where profits fit in the new system we say we aim to create."
— Acumen's Chief Innovation Officer Sasha Dichter on the future of impact investing.
We in impact investing have so far failed to have a rich

The Third Plate & the Future of Impact Investing

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Acumen
Acumen
04/25/2017. Facebook
In Africa, the average cost to connect a house to the energy grid is $2000, roughly 10 times the cost of a solar home system.

Read more about how capital is fast-tracking off-grid energy access:
In Africa the average cost to connect a house to the energy

Thinking Outside the Grid

medium.com
Michael Tsevi
Acumen
Acumen
04/24/2017. Facebook
We're excited to announce Acumen's new energy initiative to build the off-grid energy sector and bring power to 8 million people by 2026.
Were excited to announce Acumens new energy initiative to build the offgrid

Acumen Launches Pioneer Energy Investing Initiative

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Chiköndi Mtekama
Ling Hu
Marite Costantini