By Geraldine Bedell on 11 November, 2010
A former homeless alcoholic and a housekeeper are among this year’s winners of The Purpose Prize, a $100,000 award for entrepreneurs over the age of 60. The five winners, announced today, were selected by a panel of judges chaired by Sherry Lansing, former CEO of Paramount Pictures and the first woman to head a Hollywood [...]
Posted in Blog, Health & Social Care, Politics, Work | Tagged Allan Barsema, Barry Childs, Carpenter’s Place, Community Collaboration, Inez Killingsworth, Judith B Van Ginkel, Margaret Gordon, pollution, Purpose Prize, Sherry Lansing, Tanzania, West Oakland | 2 Responses
By Geraldine Bedell on 7 October, 2010
It was a huge treat to meet Marc Freedman this week when he was in London. At Agebomb’s event at NESTA, he talked about the paradox that longer lives – which are obviously a good thing – are also widely seen as a social disaster. In the US, as well as here, there are plenty [...]
By Geraldine Bedell on 13 September, 2010
Here is the invitation to Agebomb’s NESTA event on October 5th. Please do sign up!
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