Who Is a BillionRoots Fellow?

A Fellow is someone who has a personal interest in business and social change. They are part of a community they wish to develop. They have an entrepreneurial spirit. They have unique thinking and want to make positive changes to communities through business and social innovation.

A Fellow is …

An ambassador of the future – they see opportunity where others don’t and possess an ability to inspire others to dream, believe, and create the emerging future.

An agent of social innovation – they believe we can re-imagine systems, social, economic, or otherwise, to improve the lives of people.

Justice-oriented – they are committed to building wealth, knowledge, and power with minorities low socioeconomic populations.

Grounded in love – they celebrate diversity and honor the value of perspective.

Humble  – they are convicted that they don’t have all the answers and biased toward research, mentorship and teamwork.

Community-driven – they view co-creation as necessary to solving wicked problems. They actively grow, join, and build networks.

Tenacious – they demonstrate strength to pick themselves up and keep going.