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Women in Business: Liz Forkin Bohannon, Founder, Sseko Designs

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.06.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Sseko Designs was born out of Liz Forkin Bohannon's vision to see young Ugandan women achieve their dream of going to college. While traveling in Ugan...

After the Shark Attack

Liz Forkin Bohannon | Posted 04.25.2015 | Impact
Liz Forkin Bohannon

So at Sseko, we don't do charity. We're not philanthropists. We're convinced we can use business to make a dent in the universe for women and girls. But, contrary to the feedback we received from the Sharks, we're not going to wait until we get really, really rich to start making a difference

Shark Tank? More Like Piranhas.

Ted Barber | Posted 04.22.2015 | Entertainment
Ted Barber

"I think it's so ludicrous, and so frivolous, and so mindless... that it has merit." That was shrewd venture capitalist Kevin O'Leary talking about the Gold Rush Nugget Bucket, a fun way to pan for treasure. Though he could have been talking about any number of products on the market.

Human Trafficking: It Doesn't Have to Be a Big Hairy Scary Issue

Liz Forkin Bohannon | Posted 04.02.2014 | Impact
Liz Forkin Bohannon

When I was eight years old, my family took a summer vacation to Chicago where my parents' worst nightmare came true. Sipping a milkshake one moment --...

Social Entrepreneurship Is Good Business

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 09.15.2012 | Impact
Valerie Berset-Price

Uganda did not need another school, church or orphanage from well-intentioned foreigners. That community in Uganda needed a way to make money so an entire generation of girls could lift themselves out of poverty.

Be the Change!

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 09.01.2012 | Impact
Valerie Berset-Price

I had an incredible weekend last week. I wish I would have been able to write about it sooner, but it took me a full week to digest my experience. It ...