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Carrie Rich
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Carrie Rich is the co-founder and CEO of The Global Good Fund, an enterprise dedicated to investing in the leadership development of high potential young entrepreneurs committed to social impact. Carrie enjoys photography, other people’s cooking and jogging, on occasion.

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Changing the Conversation: Focusing on Health, Not Health Care

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 3:08 PM

At The Global Good Fund, many of the fellow organizations that we support (such as Health for America, Charity Miles, and Splash) work to improve the health of our communities. Working with the young social entrepreneurs of these organizations has piqued my interest on...

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How American Independence Fosters Philanthropy

(1) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 9:41 PM

Does the U.S. have a stronger sense of independence than other countries? Could this sense of independence translate into acts of kindness and purpose?

During a recent encounter, I met someone who tried to convince me of just that...

Global Good Fund Fellows from around the world unite in...

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The Power of Informal Networking

(1) Comments | Posted May 30, 2014 | 12:42 PM

I was head-down, hurrying through my morning routine. My goal was to finish getting ready in the women's gym locker room and then go to work. Dripping wet from my shower and barely wrapped in a towel big enough to cover my torso, I made eye contact as I was...

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What It Takes to Be a Social Entrepreneur - An Interview With Rags2Riches

(0) Comments | Posted May 6, 2014 | 5:13 PM

When it comes to global social change, millennials are key to the puzzle. Each year, The Global Good Fund invests in a select group of promising young social entrepreneurs to enter into our fellowship program. We invest both human and financial capital in each Fellow's leadership development. Our...

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Traveling to Nepal for The Global Good Fund

(0) Comments | Posted February 21, 2014 | 3:49 PM

Gasping for air and tripping over my feet while chasing Nepali men up and down a field was not exactly what I anticipated when I set out on my trip to Nepal. But it did end up teaching me a lot about entrepreneurship.

How did it do that? First, let...

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Leading Beyond Borders

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2014 | 1:48 PM

Staring into a silent audience of workshop attendees at the close of our presentation in Bosnia, I began to worry. Did they not understand our question? Was our material not as good as I'd hoped? What went wrong?

My local colleague interrupted the silence by suggesting that the audience sleep...

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