Some of the most innovative minds in the country are in Washington, D.C., and they are attracted to the chance to build the future of public life. Whether it’s working in the federal or local governments or on behalf of advocacy groups, trade associations and other organizations, these civic-minded innovators are devising solutions for today’s problems and adding to D.C.’s allure as a hub for social entrepreneurship. Meet the ones who claimed a spot as a 50 on Fire finalist this year below.

Steve Glickman and John Lettieri, Economic Innovation Group Glickman and Lettieri founded the Economic Innovation Group a year ago as a think tank relating innovation and economic policy. This year it’s produced several major reports on economic inequality, entrepreneurship and other topics, testifying to Congress and directly leading to new legislation proposals.

By: Eric H. Schwartz, DC Inno

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