Encore Fellows

Dennis Kucler

Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio
Encore Fellow 2016

Dennis spent over 30 years in global technology sales and management with companies such as Hewlett Packard, IBM, and Vodaphone. He is using his business development and partnering skills with the Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland to develop a program to provide skills development and job training for at-risk youth.

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Dennis Powell

ASHOKA, Arlington, VA
Encore Fellow 2011

Dennis Powell was an Encore Fellow with Ashoka’s United States Program, primarily focused on media and strategic communications. After 30 years in broadcast news covering a wide variety of topics including the first Gulf War, 9/11, homeland security, Hurricane Katrina and the U.S. Supreme Court, Powell decided to leave the business he loved in search of a new career. He has been recognized for his work at ABC News by the National Academy of Arts and Sciences with two Emmy awards, by the University of Georgia with a George Foster Peabody Award and by the White House News Photographers Association. Ashoka is a global organization that identifies and invests in leading social entrepreneurs, individuals with innovative and practical ideas for improving the world’s most urgent social problems.

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