EmPOWERED To Serve Business Accelerator™
What You Need To Know
The EmPOWERED To Serve Business Accelerator™ is a six to eight week intensive training and grant opportunity designed to challenge you to apply innovative, community-based solutions to help solve an urgent urban health problem.
We are pleased to introduce the 2018 EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Awardees!
For the second year, we’ve sought out the best and brightest entrepreneurial minds who are working to solve urban health issues related to the social determinants of health.
Leah Lizarondo, 412 Food Rescue took home the top spot!Lizarondo designed this concept to deliver health impact through a technology nonprofit that aims to solve two of our biggest problems today — food waste and hunger.
Francoise Marvel, MD, Corrie HealthCongratulations are also in order for Francoise Marvel, MD, Corrie Health, whose vision will improve communities by re-engineering heart attack discharge and recovery.
Terry Gao, Philly SharesThis year we’ve added our Fan Favorite category. The American Heart Association awards the Fan Favorite designation, based on popular vote, to Terry Gao who envisions better health for communities through her commitment to Philly Shares.
Congratulations to the top qualifiers!
April Inniss, EekMD
Kathryn Doornbos, Redemptive Cycles
Anj Vu Sawyer, Southeast Asian Coalition
Travis Fenderson, STEP Foundation
Sunny Williams, TinyDocs
Yes It’s Possible… and here’s a story of an inspirational 11 year old that made it happen!
– Gitanjali is 11 years old.