More press for Voices

The University of Illinois has recently published two versions of an article about Voices from Subsistence Marketplaces, featuring Madhu Viswanathan and Steven Morse. In the university’s Storied collection >> From the College of Business >>

Madhu Viswanathan wins Coursera’s 2017 Transformation Award

Madhu Viswanathan has won the Transformation Award, Coursera’s top honor among its 2017 Outstanding educator awards. The award was granted in light of his Understanding Subsistence Marketplaces MOOC. “Professor Viswanathan’s course and his work in subsistence marketplaces have inspired thousands … Continued

Coursera Course Named One of the Best MOOCs in Business

The Subsistence Marketplaces Coursera course taught by Madhu Viswanathan was included in a list of the “Best Free MOOCs in Business for April” by Poets & Quants. The article cites testimonials by students, along with a description of the course and … Continued

Madhu Viswanathan wins UPCEA International Program of Excellence Award

Congratulations to Madhu Viswanathan on winning the University Professional and Continuing Education Association’s (UPCEA’s) International Program of Excellence Award! The award acknowledges his achievements in teaching the Coursera-based Subsistence Marketplaces course. UPCEA is the leading association for professional, continuing, and online … Continued

Marketplace Makerspace Featured in the News

Marketplace Makerspace, our 3-D printing lab in Southern Illinois, was featured in The Southern Illinoisan. The story covers the lab’s efforts to teach youth about 3-D printing with its director, Ron Duncan. Read the article

New Learning Center in Argentina

On November 26, 2016, the brand-new Marketplace Literacy learning center in Argentina celebrated its partial inauguration with an initial first cohort of students. Based in Mendoza, this is the Subsistence Marketplace Initiative’s southernmost learning center — and possibly the southernmost satellite … Continued

Voices from Subsistence Marketplaces

Voices from Subsistence is a collection of honest and beautiful stories of those living below the poverty line around the world. We have interviewed several people and translated and shared their stories so that the rest of the world can learn more from … Continued

New Spanish-Language Subsistence Marketplaces Blog

Luis Chavez, who coordinates Subsistence Marketplaces education in Honduras, has launched his own blog, Mercados de Subsistencia. He is using this blog to share information about Subsistence Marketplaces initiatives in Spanish. Learn More

EWOB has a new website

Entrepreneurs Without Borders has completed another academic year, made successful with two international immersion experiences. The first was in India over the winter holiday. The second was in Argentina in the spring. Learn more about EWOB on their new external … Continued