Darren Walker named one of Fast Company's Most Creative People

Ford Foundation president Darren Walker is one of 170 new inductees into Fast Company's Most Creative People list.

Published in Fast Company | January 24, 2017
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By Rose Pastore

Fast Company is excited to announce the addition of 170 new members to the Most Creative People in Business, an exclusive group of influencers in business from across the economy and around the globe.

These men and women have worked on fascinating projects at organizations as diverse as Google, Sweetgreen, Slack, Under Armour, BuzzFeed, the U.S. Digital Service, and Sesame Workshop. As scientists, managers, programmers, comedians, designers, musicians, writers, and activists, they are each working to solve global and societal problems in creative ways.

See the full list here

Darren was also featured in a video on Fast Company on the importance of nonprofits' partnering with businesses, stating, "Rather than looking at corporations and the business community as the other, we need to understand how we leverage and harness the innovation in business for social good."

Watch the video here

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