The glass-walled environmental science laboratory, which opened last month, was a three-year project of a trio of mothers, none of whom had a science background or experience tussling with the bureaucracy of city agencies.
A college student teaches journalism to high school students in Brooklyn, using civic engagement to achieve education goals. It all happens on New York City subways.
Why does crowdfunding work where crowdsourcing fails? Because ideas are cheap and subjective, and money is expensive and objective.
CHANGE OBSERVER: PROJECT ARCHIVE
Report on Roudha Center, a proposal for a one-stop hub for Qatari women to learn the nuts and bolts of launching a business