Awards

Vera CEO Zak Kaufman to be Honored with Dartmouth MLK Social Justice Award

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Every year on MLK Day, we are reminded of the power and importance of visionary leadership in our global work to end … Read More

B Lab Taps Vera as One of its “Best for the World”

Last week, B Lab announced the recipients of its annual Best for the World awards. We are proud to share that Vera Solutions secured a spot on the list for Best for the World: Long Term. Vera has been a … Read More

Vera Co-Founder & CEO Named 2017 Global Good Fund Fellow

After a rigorous selection process, Vera Co-founder and CEO, Zak Kaufman, has been named a 2017 Global Good Fund (GGF) Fellow. Over 2,400 social enterprise leaders applied to become part of the fifth class of GGF Fellows – the group … Read More

Connecting the Dots: Highlights from 17NTC

Ali Blajda is a Consultant in Vera’s Washington D.C. office. She brings more than five years of experience in global health and international development to the team. Ali holds a BA in International Affairs from George Washington University and an … Read More

Vera Fellowship Program Selected as a Genesis Generation Challenge Winner

In April, Vera was named as a recipient of the Genesis Generation Challenge award, which supports organizations whose projects demonstrate innovation and creativity in addressing the world’s most pressing issues. Former Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the Genesis Prize Foundation … Read More

Vera and CEO Zak Kaufman Awarded Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Fellowship

We’re thrilled to announce that Vera’s co-Founder and CEO Zak Kaufman has been selected as a 2014 Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Fellow. Created by Leslie Bluhm and David Helfand, the BHSI Fellowship recognizes socially conscious young leaders who have developed sustainable … Read More

Vera Joins Rainer Arnhold Fellows Program

Vera is honored to announce our selection into the Rainer Arnhold Fellows Program as Taylor Downs joins the select cohort of social entrepreneurs chosen to participate in the two-year program. The Mulago Foundation awards these fellowships to memorialize Rainer Arnhold, a physician … Read More

Vera Earns Second B Corp Certification

We’re proud to announce that Vera has earned its second B Corporation certification. Vera first earned the certification in 2012 from B Lab, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a community of socially and environmentally conscious businesses. Certified B Corps … Read More

Vera Awarded First Annual Social Impact Award at Harvard Social Enterprise Conference 2014

Vera was honored to receive the first annual Social Impact Award at the 15th Harvard Social Enterprise Conference this weekend, March 29-30, 2014. The award, presented by keynote speaker and Echoing Green President Cheryl Dorsey, highlights individuals and organizations who … Read More