Karim Abouelnaga, founder and CEO of Practice Makes Perfect in NYC. He is a successful social entrepreneur, author, and speaker. He grew up poor in the inner city of New York to immigrant parents with little education.
After his dad died when he was fifteen years old, a mentor came into his life that raised his expectations. Then he attended Cornell on a full scholarship and decided to pay it forward.
Practice Makes Perfect's mission is to narrow the achievement gap in education for the inner city poor. Karim went right back to his roots and is making a difference in kids' lives and for our nation.
Take the time to listen and see how his is impacting the poor, but also you and me.
His book, The Purpose-Driven Social Entrepreneur, is a must read for anyone being called by God to make a difference in this world.
He helps his readers prepare for this journey by understanding their purpose and equips them with the right mindset. He then takes the entrepreneur on each step necessary to create a high-impact organization.