Miriam Stone

Miriam Stone is Vice President of Business Development at VisionSpring, a social enterprise that empowers women in the developing world to launch businesses selling affordable eyeglasses to those in need. Prior to joining VisionSpring in 2006, she worked as a consultant to a variety of international social enterprise organizations, including Solidaridad’s Latin America program,, the US fair trade distributor for the Barefoot College in India, and One World Projects/EDImports, a distributor of fair trade artisan products from around the world. Previously, she worked in the editorial department at Penguin Group (USA). A journalist and author, she published her first book as an undergraduate at Columbia University and was a 2008 Fellow in the Emerging Leaders in Public Service program (FELPS) at NYU’s Wagner School for Public Service.

Articles by Miriam Stone

  • Miriam Stone

    Social Capital Markets 09: Beyond MFI

    With the afternoon sun brightening the room and a light ocean breeze passing through the open windows, the participants in last Wednesday afternoon’s "Beyond MFI" panel turned their attention to these burning questions. April Rinne of moderated the lively discussion between Steve Hardgrave of Gray Matters Capital, Gil Crawford of...

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