Friday, October 10, 2008

BUSINESS HEROES

Alice Waters created the world famous Edible Schoolyard Project.Andrew Carnegie let his heart and not his wealth guide him through life.Anita Roddick
combines business
success with political
awareness and
activism.
Bill Gates , co-founder of Microsoft, is devoted to humanitarian causes around the world.
Dolores Olmedo Patino was a beloved Mexican
businesswoman, philanthropist, and
art collector.
George Lucas , the creator of Star Wars, is both an artist and a business hero.Henry Buhl started Project Comeback to help recovering homeless individuals find work.Henry Ford
created the Model T, introducing the world to a new era in personal transportation.
Hiroshi Yamauchi was the inventor of Nintendo 64, the Gamecube, and Pokeman.Irwin kept a dream and family bagel business alive Jack Odell was an English engineer who invented the Matchbox car for his daughter.James Rouse
initiated the
Enterprise Foundation
to provide housing
for low-income families.
Jerry Yang
co-founded Yahoo! Inc.
Madam C.J. Walker used her business success to fight discrimination and open doors for others.Magic Johnson is a hero on and off the court, inspiring others with his basketball
talents and philanthropic work.
Millard and Linda Fuller founded Habitat for Humanity.
Milton S. Hershey made a fortune through his love of chocolate.Muhammad Yunus started a bank for poor people in Bangladesh. Nicholas Negroponte created a low-cost laptop to give children in the developing world greater educational opportunities.Oprah was honored by the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity on May 20, 2007
Paul Newman through his comestibles, earns millions of dollars for charity.Pleasant T. Rowland created the American Girls Collection.Ray Anderson ,a pioneer of environmental technologies, has been called 'the greenest chief executive in America' Robyn Van En worked to save organic farming businesses in North America.
Sally Fox produced a cotton that naturally comes in different colors.Walt Disney was both a visionary artist and an entrepreneur.

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