Field Report

Profiles of innovative work

Back to School

By Cameron Conaway

In Ethiopia, a foundation-led initiative uses accelerated learning techniques to give young people a second chance at an education.

Recipe for Impact

By Sarah Murray

Delivering nutritious school lunch fare on a large scale is the social mission—and the business model—of Revolution Foods.

Designed for Support

By Alicia Clegg

Maggie’s Centres, a network of specially built facilities in the United Kingdom, provides cancer patients with a comforting environment.

Source of Opportunity

By Suzie Boss

Sama Group, a social enterprise that connects disadvantaged people with digital work, is expanding its reach to the United States.

Thriving on Failure

By Greg Beato 3

In cities all around the world, entrepreneurs are gathering to discuss the flubs, flops, and fiascos that punctuate their careers.

More Than a Meal

By Brandon Keim

Technical ingenuity and private funding enable Akshaya Patra to serve hot, healthy lunches to 1.4 million Indian children every day.


Engaging Teens

By Corey Binns 2

A financial literacy program created by the Charles Schwab Foundation and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America has reached a half million teens.


Bursaries for Girls

By Alicia Clegg

The relatively simple act of providing African girls with the money they need to stay in school has achieved significant results.

Growth Stage

By Adrienne Day

A novel artistic strategy and a novel ticket-pricing model distinguish Signature Theatre from its counterparts on and off Broadway.