This week, a start-up that helps farmers in emerging economies find markets for their goods seeks advice on how to assemble an advisory board.– Dan Beyers
From the lobbies of Dulles airport to the privacy of family living rooms, the Trump administration’s ban on travel for some immigrants and refugees has had powerful ripple effects in the D.C. region.
In 2016, the Rockefeller Foundation teamed up with the Unreasonable Institute to challenge entrepreneurs to tackle issues like homelessness, food access and education.
Misty Copeland to kick off new D.C. arts series
Septime Webre is launching his first season as artistic director of the brand-new Halcyon Stage arts series in Washington with fanfare. On Jan. 23, he’ll sit down with Misty Copeland, celebrity ballerina and icon of glamour and grit, for a public conversation about her career, her fame and her art.
Millennials are doing some pretty cool things. This via the newly-released 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list — the annual celebration of young, smart, accomplished and famous (or some combination thereof) people.
Once the fresh-faced darling of the beverage industry, cold-pressed juice has arguably lost a bit of novelty.
This DC Data Scientist is Using Open Data to Predict a City's Future
Open Data Nation is built around applying her skills to improving civic services with public data, a mission that earned her a spot in the latest cohort at D.C.'s Halcyon Incubator with other social entrepreneurs.
Foodhini Startup Supports DC Immigrant Chefs
When Noobtsaa Philip Vang (GRD ’16) moved to Washington, D.C., from Minnesota for his MBA program at Georgetown in 2014, he found himself craving his mother’s home-cooked meals. But as a Hmong-American, Vang had trouble finding anything resembling his family’s cuisine in the District’s restaurants.
Whisonant makes tuition easy
One Longwood University alumna was inspired by her college experience to help others afford a higher education.
Washington Ballet’s departing director Septime Webre named to S&R Foundation
Septime Webre, who on June 30 steps down as artistic director of the Washington Ballet, will join S&R Foundation as its artistic director, the arts foundation announced today.