Meet the Disruptors: Lia Diagnostics

Founders Bethany Edwards and Anna Couturier-Simpson have created the first FDA-approved, biodegradable pregnancy test that protects the environment and women’s privacy

By Jill Harkins

Simon’s Heart—and Ryan’s

Dad Darren Sudman and coach Gabe Infante are both intimately familiar with the pain of losing a young person to heart failure. Now they’re teaming up to support coaches across the country who share their common bond

By Jill Harkins

The Power of Coaching

Women’s Way is bringing an innovative Delaware financial literacy model here to give economic tools to the poorest—and potentially most powerful—population in the city: Women

By Jill Harkins

Citizen of the Week: Scott Blunk

The volunteer at W.B. Saul High School’s on-campus farm is taking what was once seen as troublesome and expensive animal waste and transforming it from poo to profit

By Jill Harkins

Idea We Should Steal: Buying Better Food

The LA-based Center for Good Food Purchasing helps districts and governments lead the way in buying healthy food. Can we get Philly schools on board?

By Jill Harkins

Meet the Disruptor: Suzie Welsh

The entrepreneur's Birchbox-esque subscription company BINTO personalizes women’s health to meet the demands of the 21st century

By Jill Harkins

Ideas We Should Steal: The Posse Foundation

The 29-year-old organization sends promising high school grads in groups to 56 colleges across the nation. How about getting Philly in on that pipeline?

By Jill Harkins

The Opposite of Gentrification

Jumpstart Germantown, brainchild of developer Ken Weinstein, trains local residents to be their own community developers

By Jill Harkins