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 CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI – Follow Her Lead: Leadership Lessons For Women As They Journey From the Backroom to the Boardroom penned by Virgin Islands resident and Social Entrepreneur Dr. Anita Davis-DeFoe is a must read says two Echoing Green Fellows finalists.
According to the organization’s website, Ameca Reali and Adrienne Wheeler, who have been chosen as 2011 Echoing Green Fellows finalists in the category of Cooperative Advocacy for the People, focused on Civil and Human Rights, say DeFoe’s latest book is one every social entrepreneur should read.
Founded some 25 years ago, Echoing Green has invested over $30 million in seed funding to social entrepreneurs and their organization as these visionaries strive to solve some of the most challenging world problems. After receiving over 3,000 applications this year, the 2011 Fellowship finalists were selected; 22 visionaries passionate about working for good.

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I am humbled to learn that one of my books was cited as a must read by two Echo Green Social Entrepreneur Finalist……

Cooperative Advocacy for the People

Ameca Reali and Adrienne Wheeler

Program Area: Civil and Human Rights
Location of Impact: United States

Books every social entrepreneur should read: Follow Her Lead: Leadership Lessons for Women as They Journey from the Backroom to the Boardroom by Dr. Anita Davis Defoe and The Revolution Will Not be Funded: Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex by Ed. INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence

Favorite Quotes: “Anywhere there’s people, there’s power.” -Fred Hampton
“Live the life you dreamed.” -Henry David Thoreau

Congrats to all of the finalist as they are all using their innovative thinking to foster sustainable CHANGE……

Work for Good and Always Walk on Purpose!!!

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