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An Introduction to Atlas Network video

AN INTRODUCTION TO ATLAS NETWORK

Dec 4, 2019

Atlas Network increases global prosperity by strengthening a network of independent partner organizations that promote individual freedom and are committed to identifying and removing barriers to human flourishing. Our vision is of a peaceful and prosperous world in which everyone is free to live, associate, and exchange, and in...
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Doing Development Differently: Tootle | Nepal video

DOING DEVELOPMENT DIFFERENTLY: TOOTLE | NEPAL

Oct 1, 2019

As part of the Doing Development Differently series, Atlas Network traveled to the incredible Kathmandu town of Nepal to tell the story of Sixit Bhatta, an entrepreneur whose creativity and vision are now providing freedom of mobility to thousands.
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Doing Development Differently: Zubair | India video

DOING DEVELOPMENT DIFFERENTLY: ZUBAIR | INDIA

Sep 30, 2019

"It is important for me to give back to society," says Zubair Ahmed, a young Indian entrepreneur who knew that the best way to help his community was to start a successful business. Back in 2015, Zubair had tried to get his computer business off the ground, but he wasn't able to scrape together enough cash to satisfy India's min...
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Doing Development Differently: Verónica | Peru video

DOING DEVELOPMENT DIFFERENTLY: VERÓNICA | PERU

Sep 23, 2019

As part of the Doing Development Differently project, Atlas Network visited Cañete Province, Peru, to uncover a day in the life of Verónica Canales—a hardware store owner whose business has thrived at the hands of a tax code change.
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Doing Development Differently: Centro Conin | Argentina video

DOING DEVELOPMENT DIFFERENTLY: CENTRO CONIN | ARGENTINA

Sep 22, 2019

As part of the Doing Development Differently project, Atlas Network traveled to the outskirts of metropolitan Buenos Aires to see how social workers who—thanks to a reduced laptop tariff— are able to use computers to manage their workflow and give families an identity in the health care system.
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Doing Development Differently: Dinesh | India video

DOING DEVELOPMENT DIFFERENTLY: DINESH | INDIA

Sep 18, 2019

Thanks to years of work by Centre for Civil Society, an Atlas Network partner in India, a law protecting street vendors like Dinesh has made it easier for him to make a living without fear of harassment. And today, Dinesh is even part of a committee that oversees matters affecting sidewalk traders, footpath dukanders—whatever lo...
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Doing Development Differently: Lorik | Nepal video

DOING DEVELOPMENT DIFFERENTLY: LORIK | NEPAL

Sep 17, 2019

A thick fog blankets the wide expanse of farmland each morning in the small village of Sugauli Birta, an agrarian community near the Indian border of Nepal. There is an accompanying silence as women and men rise with the sun to work. Sugali Birta is a 9-hour drive—or an 11-minute flight—from the Nepali capital of Kathmandu, and...
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Doing Development Differently: Luis Diego | Costa Rica video

DOING DEVELOPMENT DIFFERENTLY: LUIS DIEGO | COSTA RICA

Sep 11, 2019

Soto, who founded San José-based Turrones de Costa Rica (with brand name Turrones Doré), took his first steps as an entrepreneur out of necessity when his family found themselves in financial turmoil. To make ends meet, just after finishing high school, he started a business selling his homemade nougats door-to-door. People love...
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Doing Development Differently: Juana Manso | Argentina video

DOING DEVELOPMENT DIFFERENTLY: JUANA MANSO | ARGENTINA

Jun 5, 2019

At Juana Manso Elementary, a school in the Dock Sud neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina, it’s a thrill to watch students use computers to explore new corners of the world—but easy access to technology wasn’t always an option. Computers were just too expensive for the school to afford, and so hardworking teachers were using o...
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Founder of Democracy Lab in Costa Rica wins 2015 John Blundell Elevator Pitch video

FOUNDER OF DEMOCRACY LAB IN COSTA RICA WINS 2015 JOHN BLUNDELL ELEVATOR PITCH

Jan 4, 2016

Congratulations to Alvaro Salas, founder and executive director of Democracy Lab in Costa Rica, for winning the John Blundell Elevator Pitch Competition at Atlas Network’s 2015 Liberty Forum & Freedom Dinner. In his 60-second pitch, Salas artfully wove his personal story of overcoming an early life of hardship together with his...
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Atlas Network’s Think Tank Shark Tank Competition video

ATLAS NETWORK’S THINK TANK SHARK TANK COMPETITION

Oct 19, 2015

During Atlas Network’s Think Tank Shark Tank Competition, four graduates of Atlas Leadership Academy compete for a Rising Tide Foundation sponsored $25,000 grand prize in a showcase of the worldwide freedom movement's most exciting new projects.
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The John Blundell Elevator Pitch: Your 60 seconds…starts now video

THE JOHN BLUNDELL ELEVATOR PITCH: YOUR 60 SECONDS…STARTS NOW

Oct 19, 2015

In this fast-paced world with limited attention spans and competing priorities, you must be able to clearly and efficiently articulate what your organization does. In the John Blundell Elevator Pitch, participants of Atlas Network’s featured training program Think Tank MBA have a chance to refine their message in a competition f...
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Sir Antony Fisher: The battle of ideas for freedom video

SIR ANTONY FISHER: THE BATTLE OF IDEAS FOR FREEDOM

Jun 8, 2015

2015 marks the would-be 100th birthday of Sir Antony Fisher. This is the story of Fisher's legacy, including what led him to start Atlas Network. It includes some rare footage and photos and short interviews from Atlas Network’s current CEO, Brad Lips, and Atlas Network’s current president, Alex Chafuen — who worked with Fisher...
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FREE TRADE: THE GREAT PROSPERITY MACHINE

Aug 6, 2014

What does trade do? Comparative advantage is the foundation of the division of labor and exchange, but it's rarely understood. "The Great Prosperity Machine" explodes the absurdities of protectionist dogmas by showing what trade accomplishes -- prosperity and peace.
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