Empowering the Masses was the big $60K Social Innovator of the Year winner at "The Pitch." [Photo: United Way of Metropolitan Dallas]
The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas' nearly yearlong social innovation accelerator program came to a close this week at "The Pitch" with the awarding of more than $275,000 in prize money and the award of Social Innovator of the Year. The competition's five finalists are social entrepreneurs with innovative ideas for improving access to education, income, and health. See who won what—and how they're working to improve lives in North Texas.