From Knowledge @Wharton:
READ Global, an international non-profit that uses community libraries as a platform for creating social change in rural villages throughout India, Bhutan and Nepal, is the winner of the second annual Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize awarded to an organization that is creating social impact through leadership and innovation. Wharton administers the prize on behalf of the University of Pennsylvania. Michael Useem, director of Wharton’s Center for Leadership and Change Management, recently interviewed Tina Sciabica, executive director of READ Global. The organization, which was chosen from more than 115 entrants worldwide, received $100,000 at an awards ceremony at Wharton.