Emma Clippinger


Co-Founder & Executive Director, Gardens for Health International

Hope is not found in technocratic solutions. Hope is found in individuals.

Emma Clippinger is co-Founder and Executive Director of Gardens for Health International, a non-profit organization equipping those who face malnutrition with the resources to feed themselves and their families. Currently operating in Rwanda, the organization serves over 4,000 individuals through its programs. Gardens for Health International has received numerous accolades, including an Echoing Green Fellowship, and the grand prize in the Dell Social Innovation Competition, JPMorgan Good Venture Competition and Ashoka/Staples Youth Social Entrepreneur Competition.



Monday, October 10

CIW Talk: Social Entrepreneurship

The convergence of the for-profit and non-profit sector is completely reshaping our experience as consumers and the nature of the economy. What is... read more
Speakers: Leila Janah, Jeff Nelson, Dave Gilboa, Scott Harrison, David Bornstein, David Murphy, Robert Fogarty, Emma Clippinger
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue

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