Biography

Jill Van den Brule is a humanitarian and social entrepreneur. She co-founded MPOWERD, a B Corps that makes the solar powered Luci lantern, providing clean, reliable light to all. She was part of UNICEF’s emergency response team in post-earthquake Haiti and has launched many global campaigns including with the UN Sustainable Development Goals Advocates. An educator and mentor, she taught a Masters class in human rights at Sciences Po in Paris. Van den Brule was named 40 over 40 by Forbes and one of the Top 50 Philanthropists by T&C in 2016 for her social justice work.

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We have a climate emergency. Regardless of where one stands on this issue – this is our ‘inconvenient truth’. Yet the power to reach people has never been greater. Close to 3.2 Billion people today are online, about 2 Billion are from developing countries and over 89 million from least developed countries.1 Our currency today […]

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