Campus & Community

Forbes honors student innovators

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Undergraduates offer new solutions for pressing problems

Jessica Choi ’12 and Dalumuzi Mhlanga ’13 have been named one of three winners of the 2011 College Social Innovator Contest — hosted jointly by the Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative and the “Common Good” column at

Choi is founder of Beyond the Cardboard, an organization aimed at helping the homeless in two ways: by giving them a voice and by providing them tangible resources to overcome homelessness. Read her winning essay.

Mhlanga is founder of Lead Us Today, a non-profit organization in Zimbabwe whose mission is to inspire, mobilize, and empower young people to work together beyond socioeconomic barriers so that they can lead community development efforts. Read his winning essay.