Majora Carter

Social Enterprise Pioneer

Majora Carter is a social enterprise pioneer. She founded and led the non-profit environmental justice solutions corporation, Sustainable South Bronx, from 2001-2008. Since then she has led a private consulting company serving clients ranging from the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. State Department, to companies like Whole Foods Market, Fresh Direct, Interface USA, as well as universities foundations and municipalities.

Carter’s 2006 TEDtalk was one of first six talks to launch their site. She is a Peabody Award-winning radio broadcaster, a MacArthur ‘genius’ Fellow, one of Goldman Sachs’ 100 Most intriguing Entrepreneurs, and a Business Insider Silicon Alley 100, among many other honors.