Baltimore Business Journal Editor Joanna Sullivan chats with the president and CEO of the Living Classrooms Foundation James Piper Bond in a video interview regarding the Foundation as an educational force, receiving the award and future goals.
The Classrooms Foundation is a nonprofit that recently won the Social Entrepreneurship award in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Maryland contest.
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In partnership with the Unreasonable Group, the Nike Foundation is set to launch the Girl Effect Accelerator this November to help social entrepreneurs whose business startups focus on helping economically disadvantaged adolescent girls.