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Ideas+Inspiration:Solar Heat

We did a several day trek in the Annapurna Conservation area of Nepal in late October, early November. The area we were trekking was at relatively low altitude (highest point was 3200m) and populated every couple of hours by small villages of a couple to […]

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Ideas+Inspiration: Nature’s Design

Bolivia has impressed me in so many ways, from its amazing cultural traditions (for example, this museum for its history of textiles), to its fabulous food (on a global stage, for example, Gustu), and overall its stunning natural beauty. When we had the chance to tour the […]

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Impact Connect: El Cántaro

Earlier this month I spent an inspiring week in Paraguay with Joe Giménez and Gustavo Diaz of El Cántaro. El Cántaro consists of two programs, a gallery for the sale of local and indigenous crafts and a free school, where students of all ages can […]

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Impact Connect: Njambre

I had the pleasure of meeting with the Executive Director of the widely-awarded social enterprise Njambre at their coworking space in Buenos Aires. Njambre started three years ago as a business accelerator for other social enterprises in Argentina and the region. After success starting a […]

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Ideas+Inspiration: Caja eco

When traveling internationally one of my favorite things to do is check out the local grocery stores. There’s nothing like seeing familiar foods with unfamiliar names and branding, or new foods altogether. For example,  cherimoya yogurt, or asking the guy in front of you in line what this is. […]

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