Mechai Portrait

MECHAI VIRAVAIDYA aka “Mr Condom”, Founder of Population Community Development Association (PDA)

Condoms, Microcredit and Bamboo Buildings Mechai Viravaidya is known in Thailand as Mr Condom. It is safe to assume that he has a ...
Courtesy of Andrew Smith Lewis

GUNTER PAULI, Founder-Director ZERI Foundation, Creator and Designer of The Blue Economy (TBE)

“If we get used to continuity, we do not learn. Discontinuity is what keeps us developing.” A core guiding principle ...
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ALEXANDER BARKAWI, Founder of CEP and President of oikos

“I have been fortunate to have had a lot of external support as well as ideals that helped me decide what and what not to do.” Alexander ...
Lisa Heydlauff Portrait

LISA HEDLAUFF, Founder & Director of Going to School and Be! An Entrepreneur

I came to India because of a story, and I came here to make stories, as they have the power to create change. Stories make us believe ...
People in Diverse occupations

I wanna be a Future Maker – but I didn’t study that!

What are the necessary skills needed to professional help create a more livable world? Are there certain qualifications or special ...
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JIM FRUCHTERMAN, Rocket Scientist, Founder and CEO of Benetech

“It’s cool when geeks develop for geeks but it’s even cooler if geeks develop for humans in need.” Did you ...