Tag: Awards and Honors

Three Exciting Themes at Skoll World Forum 2015

2015 was the first year that Nuru International received an invitation to attend the Skoll World Forum. For me to attend was an…

Nuru International Attends 2015 Skoll World Forum

Each year, nearly 1,000 of the world’s most influential social entrepreneurs, key thought leaders and strategic partners gather at the University of Oxford’s…

Top 10 Takeaways from Presidential Leadership Scholars Program—Session 1

Last week, I had the privilege of convening with 59 other leaders from across the country at Mount Vernon, George Washington’s home in…

Jake Harriman Named 2015 Presidential Leadership Scholar

Jake Harriman, CEO and Founder of Nuru International, has been selected to be a member of the inaugural class of Presidential Leadership Scholars, a…

Veronica M. Olazabal, Monitoring & Evaluation Director at Nuru International, an organization seeking to end extreme poverty in remote, rural areas, is an…

Nuru CEO Jake Harriman To Be Honored As A White House Veteran Entrepreneur “Champion of Change”

Recently, Nuru’s CEO Jake Harriman was nominated to participate in the White House Champions of Change program. Through this program, The White House recognizes everyday Americans who…

Over the past five years, I have spent most of my days kicking up dust as I walked from field to field visiting…