Paige Poorman
Intern at Mercy Corps

Paige Poorman is a Portland native graduating from the University of Colorado Boulder in May 2016. She is a Political Science major with a certificate in Global Gender and Sexuality Studies. She studied abroad in Prague, Czech Republic during the summer of 2014. Her interests include politics, social justice, Twitter, traveling, music, writing, the great outdoors, and of course, her two dogs, Zuni and Francis. She also recently started a photography blog with the help of her first ‘real’ camera.

Articles by Paige Poorman

  • Paige Poorman

    How to Land a $2 Million Social Venture Investment

    About 1 billion people lack access to clean drinking water, and diarrhea, which is linked to inadequate drinking water and sanitation, kills more children than malaria, AIDS, and measles put together. Yet even effective products addressing this challenge have struggled with low uptake. Mercy Corps examines an enterprise that has bucked this trend, attracting investment through its innovative filtration method and business model.

    Social Enterprise
    impact investing, social enterprise
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