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Martín Burt’s Best Kept Secret
Martín Burt is one of the greatest social entrepreneurs I’ve had the pleasure of knowing for many years. So I was recently taken by surprise when I discovered by mere coincidence that he had become the Chief of Staff for the Interim President of Paraguay, Federico Franco! It turns out Martín was asked by ...
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Benetech CEO to Receive Highest Honor in Blindness Field
Prestigious "Migel Medal" Awarded by American Foundation for the Blind (AFB); Recognizes Exceptional Career-Long Accomplishments
April 19, 2013, Chicago, Illinois —
Benetech's President and CEO, Jim Fruchterman, has been selected to receive the highest honor in the blindness field — the 2013 Migel Medal. The award will be presented on Saturday, April 20, 2013, during the American Foundation for the Blind's (AFB) National Leadership Conference. Kay Ferrell, professor and author, will also receive this top honor, recognizing her career-long efforts.
Click here for the full press release.
Benetech Names Justin Adams as Communications Director
January 22, 2013, Palo Alto, CA — Benetech has announced the appointment of Justin Adams as the organization's new Communications Director. For the past 15 years, Adams has worked in both the corporate and non-profit sectors, focusing on the intersection of technology, communications and issues management.
Click here for the full Adams release.
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