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 The mission of the "Your Mark on the World Center" is to solve the world's biggest problems before 2045 by identifying and championing the work of experts who have created credible plans and programs to end them once and for all.
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Devin D. Thorpe
Devin Thorpe

With First-Ever Tie, Congratulate Our Changemakers of the Month

In a first, Your Mark on the World readers tied in their voting, in effect choosing a pair of Changemakers of the Month for August 2018: John Patterson, the person behind SightBox and Doug Heske and Alex Meek, the founders of Newday Investing.

Headshot of John Patterson

Dr. John Adam Patterson

John Patterson is the principal at St. Vincent’s School for the Blind; there he and the students have created a collection of tools that engage visually impaired students and are making it available–with the support of Rotary–to students who could benefit from it in the developing world.

Watch my full interview with John Patterson in the player below.

Doug Heske and Alex Meek founded Newday Investing, a platform where you can start investing with purpose and mission for just $5. Newday allows you to choose to participate in one or more of six different mission-aligned portfolios. You can even invest in all six portfolios with just one investment of $5. Now you can start investing as an impact investor.

Headshots of Doug Heske and Alexander Meek

Doug Heske and Alexander Meek, courtesy of Newday Investing

Watch my interview with Doug and Alex below.

As the winners, John, Doug and Alex will receive an autographed copy of my book, Your Mark on the World and both teams will receive 10 all-access passes to

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