Social Entrepreneurs

  • Mexico
    Genesys Works

    Rafael Alvarez was named by Forbes as one of the world’s top 30 social entrepreneurs.

  • France
    Engineers Without Borders

    Bernard Amadei was the first in his family to go to college.

  • Scotland
    TIAA and United States Steel
    Ranked 84 and 246 in the 2018 Fortune 500

    Andrew Carnegie’s steel company produced more metal than all of Great Britain in 1900.

  • Israel
    Idealist

    Ami Dar appeared on The NonProfit Times‘ list of the 50 Most Influential People in the Nonprofit Sector five times.

     

  • Canada
    Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

    Fox is widely known for his role as Alex Keaton on TV’s “Family Ties” in the 1980s.

  • Scotland
    The Sierra Club

    An industrial accident led John Muir to dedicate his life to the natural beauty of the environment.

  • Poland
    The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.

    Diane Portnoy’s concern for immigrants and refugees grew out of her own immigrant experience as the daughter of Polish Holocaust survivors.

     

  • England
    Environmental Defense Fund

    Puleston was a daredevil and nature-lover who helped design the famous “Duck” boat.

  • Iraq
    Women for Women International

    An arranged marriage to a stranger brought Zainab Salbi to the U.S. just weeks before Iraq invaded Kuwait.

  • England
    Scripps Health

    Scripps’ wise investments allowed her to support important social and scientific developments in California.

  • Australia
    Counterpart International

    Silverstein was an actress-turned-humanitarian whose Hollywood networks helped to fund her foundation.