Stay tuned this Tuesday February 26th at 8pm EST for a live Google +Plus interview with GAMECHANGER Ben Powell, Founder & CEO of Agora Partnerships.
At the appropriate time, this page will begin broadcasting the show. You will be able to watch from this page or join us live as part of our PLAYMAKER studio audience at PunchRock to engage with Ben in real time. As always, you can ask questions to @blendedprofit for @BenAgora w/ @AgoraPrtnrships with the twitter hashtag #GAMECHANGERS.
Ben became convinced of the power of small business to transform poor communities in Mexico, where he co-founded CityGolf Puebla, a miniature golf course and family recreation center. After working as a Presidential Management Fellow at the Office of Management and Budget, he left to attend business school and launch Agora Partnerships. Since graduating in 2005, Ben has been named a Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Entrepreneur, a BMW Foundation Young Leader, and an Ashoka Fellow. He was a Social Venture Network Innovation Award honoree in 2009 and named one of 2010′s top 40 under 40 development leaders in Washington, DC. He earned an MBA from Columbia University, where he was awarded the inaugural alumni social innovation award, and an MSFS with distinction from Georgetown University. Ben has a BA with high honors from Haverford College, where he co-founded Tres Nacos Quesadillas Delivery and the Lighted Fools improv troupe. A native of Cambridge, Mass., Ben lives in Washington, DC with his wife and three children.
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