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03/23/2017 at 21:22. Facebook
Want to know who's on the front lines of change? Acumen Fellows, that's who.

Acumen board member and curator of TEDWomen, Pat Mitchell on some of her key takeaways from #AcumenGG17:

Listening and Learning at the Acumen Global Fellows Gathering in Kenya

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03/23/2017 at 20:41. Facebook
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03/23/2017 at 20:25. Facebook
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03/17/2017. Facebook
Kicking off our celebrations of the final day of #AcumenGG17!
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03/17/2017. Facebook
"The cause is most important. The model doesn't matter. To me, enabling livelihoods is the most important," said Gayathri Vasudevan, CEO of Labournet, a social enterprise that brings hope to India's invisible workforce.
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03/17/2017. Facebook
“Love and proximity open us up to change. What if this is the key to social impact?”
—Stephanie Speirs, CEO of Solstice & Acumen Fellow

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03/16/2017. Facebook
“You cannot be a change agent if you’re unwilling to get proximate to the poor, the excluded, and the disfavored.”
—Bryan Stevenson, Founder and Executive Director, Equal Justice Initiative

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03/16/2017. Facebook
"Girls are denied their basic rights for being female. If I hadn’t been raised a boy, I wouldn't have learned, I wouldn't be free."
— Shamim Akhtar, Acumen Fellow

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03/16/2017. Facebook
It's a beautiful morning in Naivasha, Kenya. We're kicking off day 2 of the Acumen Fellows Global Gathering! #AcumenGG17
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03/15/2017. Facebook
Acumen Fellows Ame (left) and Betty (right) on a beautiful afternoon stroll exchanging the inspiring stories that led them to become change agents. #AcumenGG17
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03/15/2017. Facebook
Acumen's East Africa Fellows with some excellent dance moves!

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03/15/2017. Facebook
"We don't think 'how do we make money off of these people?' We think 'how can we transform their lives?'"
—Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom Limited

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03/14/2017. Facebook
We're so excited to kick off the Acumen Fellows Global Gathering today! #AcumenGG17

Thanks to the help of our sponsors GE, Asha Jadeja Motwani, Ford Foundation, MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth and India Leadership Development Partner Tata Trusts.
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03/14/2017. Facebook
Karibu! We made it to Kenya's Great Rift Valley and excited for our Fellows to arrive. #AcumenGG17
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03/13/2017. Facebook
24 hours and counting until we bring together 300 of the world's most inspiring social entrepreneurs from more than 30 countries! #AcumenGG17
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03/12/2017. Facebook
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03/12/2017. Facebook
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03/12/2017. Facebook
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03/11/2017. Facebook
In 3 days, more than 300 of our global Fellows will be convening in Naivasha, Kenya for the Acumen Fellows Global Gathering. Stay tuned! #AcumenGG17
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03/08/2017. Facebook
The moral leaders of today recognize that we have an enormous opportunity — an opportunity no other generation has had — to extend the fundamental assumption that all are born equal to every human being on the planet. #IWD2017

Follow the Acumen Fellows Global Gathering from March 14-18 on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. #AcumenGG17