A Refugee Turned Social Entrepreneur

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July 3, 2012

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A Refugee Turned Social Entrepreneur

There’s no disaster that can’t become a blessing, and no blessing that can’t become a disaster.

– Richard Bach –

A Refugee Turned Social Entrepreneur

Amber Chand is an entrepreneur in the United States with a unique business model: “She scans the headlines for conflicts around the world and responds. “I swoop in and then identify a group of talented, skilled artisan women who live there [in conflict zones] and who are clearly going to have to rebuild their lives in the shadow of either war or genocide or civil strife,” she explains. The Amber Chand Collection partners with women in places ranging from Afghanistan to Colombia to Gaza. But her devotion toward these women flows from her own life story.” { read more }

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