Endeavor, an organization devoted to supporting and catalyzing entrepreneurial projects around the globe, has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Henry R. Kravis Prize in Nonprofit Leadership.

In a statement released earlier today, the organization (which works in some 22 countries to assist entrepreneurs in stimulating local economies) was hailed by the Kravis Prize Selection Committee for providing the catalyst behind countless community ventures such as Beleza Natural salons, which is employing and empowering countless women in Brazil (see photo above).

“Endeavor is a perfect example of a nonprofit that has significant influence on the ground and great success creating a sustainable ecosystem for future impact,” said Henry R. Kravis, an alumnus and trustee of the College who is co-founder of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P., and founder of the Kravis Prize.

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