Skoll's Social Influencers

The Skoll Foundation’s World Forum this week celebrates 5 Social Entrepreneurship awardees. Here’s what they hope to accomplish by 2030:

  • Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, founded by Nicola Galombik, South Africa: “Tilt the seesaw” of youth unemployment in the right direction
  • Crisis Text Line, founded by Nancy Lublin, New York: Offer mental health support via text in 50 countries
  • mPharma, founded by Gregory Rockson, Ghana: Negotiate lower prices and source meds for mom-and-pop stores
  • mPedigree, founded by Bright Simons, Ghana: Vet products from meds to motorcycle parts, protecting consumers from knockoffs
  • Thorn, founded by Julie Cordua, California: End spread of child sexual abuse content online via tracking software

 
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