2015 Grand Prize Winner
Galen Welsch (Jibu co-founder, CEO Africa) lives in Kampala, Uganda and leads all of Jibu’s activities in Africa. He received his B.A. in International Relations from Wheaton College and is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) who served as Health Educator in Morocco ’10 – ’12 where he was awarded multiple project grants (including USAID and World Connect). Further experience in development includes working with HEAL Africa in Goma, DR Congo ’07. Business experience includes being a lead fundraiser for Colorado’s Fund for the Public Interest as well as launching a successful landscaping and lawncare LLC. Galen has been awarded social entrepreneurship fellowships / recognition from the Unreasonable Institute, GSBI, Sankalp, and SOCAP.