new orleans entrepreneurs http://wwno.org en Rural Revolution Puts Women on the Move http://wwno.org/post/rural-revolution-puts-women-move <p>A New Orleans-based company called <a href="http://www.ruralrev.com/">Rural Revolution</a> is connecting female artists in the developing world to commercial outlets in the United States.</p><p>Kendra Jones Morris, the founder of the business, believes that empowering female entrepreneurs help strengthen community globally and locally. She spoke with Sharon Litwin on this week's <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>.</p><p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 22626 at http://wwno.org Idea Village Water Challenge http://wwno.org/post/idea-village-water-challenge <p><em>With its annual Water Challenge, the Idea Village is trying to turn one of the region&#39;s most pressing issues into an economic engine.&nbsp; </em></p><p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 14:14:48 +0000 Ian McNulty 4931 at http://wwno.org