Almost 1 billion people around the world don’t have safe access to critical resources like health care, education, or employment due to an impassable river. With a single innovation, Bridges to Prosperity can impact households across multiple dimensions.
They design, build, and maintain durable and environmentally sustainable bridges to connect the rural last mile to the rest of the world.
Bridges to Prosperity envisions a world where poverty cause by rural isolation no longer exists. They built more than 250 footbridges, serving over 1 million community members throughout the world. 
Website : https://www.bridgestoprosperity.org/
Watch this inspiring interview with the President and CEO of Bridges to Prosperity, Avery Bang.
Interviewed by Limitless
Avery Bang is the President & CEO of Bridges to Prosperity. She pursued a BSc degree in Civil Engineering and a BA in Studio Art at the University of Iowa, and later completed a graduate degree in Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her graduate research was conducted with National Academy of Engineering member Bernard Amadei, and considered locally-appropriate geotechnical survey and pedestrian bridge design for rural applications. She taught Cable-Supported Pedestrian Bridge Design at the University of Colorado in the Mortenson Center for Engineering in Developing Communities, and in 2016, took a sabbatical to complete an MBA at Säid Business School at the University of Oxford, where she served as the Managing Director for the Oxford Seed Fund. 
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