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How 'The Jungle Book' Movie Can Spark Empathetic Discussions in Adoptive Families

Carrie Goldman | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Carrie Goldman

On opening night, our family of five went to see The Jungle Book. The excitement among the kids was palpable. I sat between my oldest and youngest daughters, one my beloved through adoption, another my beloved through the biology of my body.

CGI to replace 'Pee-Wee Herman', Basset Hounds

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 04.13.2016 | Technology
Courtney M. Soliday

"I really think, in 5 years from now, no more actors, it's all going to be digital. I do. I really do." - Paul Reubens Greetings from the “Third ...

The Super Bowl is a Platform -- the Rest is Pipes and Content

David Sable | Posted 02.08.2016 | Business
David Sable

The Super Bowl just ended -- the Broncos upset the favored Panthers, in what was for some an exciting game (for me, anyways). I ate way too much -- way, way too much, had a great time with my friends, and joined over 100 million people around the world.

An Antidote for ISIS: Jordan's Hospitality Can Be Our Guide

Gail Straub | Posted 12.01.2015 | World
Gail Straub

Arriving back home in New York just one day before the attacks on Paris, I have since been struck by the dramatic polar opposites of the unconditional hospitality extended in Jordan, and the unfathomable acts of violence committed by ISIS.

CNN Debate Moderator Anderson Cooper Dismisses Story Suggesting Clinton Ties

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.13.2015 | Media

CNN host Anderson Cooper, the moderator of Tuesday night's Democratic presidential debate, dismissed a Weekly Standard report claiming he was a member...

Clinton Global Initiative Pledges Will Help More Than 15 Million People

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.02.2015 | Impact

In a matter four days, the Clinton Global Initiative brought in enough commitments to help more than 15 million people access education, health servic...

A New Era for Clinton Global Initiative and Founders

Maura Kelly | Posted 09.30.2015 | Impact
Maura Kelly

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) marked its 10th anniversary this September in New York and brought together more than a thousand leaders in philan...

The Multiplier Effect: How Our Impact on the World is Amplified When We Work Together

John Chambers | Posted 09.29.2015 | Impact
John Chambers

I believe that those who have been most successful in life have an obligation to give back. Giving back is not only the right thing to do, but is also the source of unparalleled gratification. It creates shared value for everyone, from employees and customers to partners and shareholders. When people rally together around a social or environmental issue, they not only address an immediate need, but they also get the ball rolling toward achieving longer-term solutions to pressing challenges.

Why the Social Sector Needs M&A

Perry Yeatman | Posted 10.02.2015 | Impact
Perry Yeatman

I've been straddling the worlds of business and philanthropy. First as a corporate executive and now as a consultant helping companies leverage social impact.This has made me a believer that business engagement is the key to solving social problems in ways that are sustainable, scalable and replicable.

3 Filming Locations That Look Like They Do in the Movies

Debra Carpenter | Posted 08.19.2015 | Entertainment
Debra Carpenter

From the United Kingdom and Europe, to Hawaii, the South Pacific, Asia, South America, and more, there are numerous destinations that have caught the public attention due to the cinema. But do these places really look so great in real life, or is it just down to CGI?

Movies These Days Have A Lot More CGI Than You Might Realize

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 08.04.2015 | Entertainment

Think you can tell what’s real and what’s ‘shopped in big-budget movies? Think again, says RocketJump Film School’s Freddie Wong. In his defe...

Trailblazing Women: Elizabeth A. Vazquez, CEO & Co-founder, WEConnect International

Anne Ravanona | Posted 07.16.2016 | Business
Anne Ravanona

Elizabeth A. Vazquez is a serial social entrepreneur and world leader in global supplier diversity and inclusion. As the CEO of WEConnect International, a global non-profit that helps women-owned businesses succeed in global markets, she is responsible for mission delivery and impact.

Worst Special Effects Compilation Is A Cheesy Delight

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.16.2015 | Entertainment

These special effects are anything but special. Movie magic has advanced plenty over the years, but these fx disasters turned make-believe into the pr...

Solar Jobs: Growing at the Grassroots

Bill Ritter, Jr. | Posted 06.11.2016 | Impact
Bill Ritter, Jr.

From time to time, however, I am reminded that much of the best work on America's necessary transition to a sustainable energy economy is being done at the grassroots level. The solar energy revolution is progressing community by community.

The Business of Movies: The Investment

Clara Macri | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Clara Macri

There are hundreds of questions you'll want to ask before investing in a film project. And they should all be answered. But here are some of the most important.

How Green Screen Worked Before Computers

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.05.2015 | Technology

The use of computers and green screens to create special effects in films and TV shows is so commonplace today that it’s hard to imagine a time when...

The Shift From Promotion to Pragmatism in Impact Investing

Randall Kempner | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Randall Kempner

I'm in the midst of an exciting and exhausting round on the conference circuit which has taken me across the continent and back. This week I'm in South Africa participating in Global Entrepreneurship Week festivities. Luckily, I have had plenty of reading material for the plane rides.

Ebola Does Not Need to Be a Death Sentence

Paul Farmer | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Farmer

The Ebola outbreak currently devastating West Africa threatens the lives of not just those infected with the virus, but all who require medical care, whether treatment for malaria or prenatal care for a healthy pregnancy.

Hillary Clinton Is Right, Every Child Must Be Considered 'Too Small to Fail'

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

In a recent Washington Post article it was reported that the federal Healthy Start program was changing and becoming more of a competitive grant progr...

Integrated Development: Advancing the Conversation

Patrick Fine | Posted 12.08.2014 | Impact
Patrick Fine

We need to be intentional, purposeful and practical, carefully thinking through when and how we approach and implement integrated programs.

This Is Not A Human Head

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.02.2014 | Technology

Believe it or not, the face in the above video is not real. It is made completely of computer-generated images, and it will give you nightmares. T...

CGI Brings In $103 Billion To Solve World's Pressing Issues

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.29.2014 | Impact

After wrapping up its 10th annual meeting on Wednesday, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) saw its commitments to helping the underserved across the ...

Nelson Mandela's Widow Offers Simply Perfect View On Gender Rights

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.25.2014 | Impact

Graça Machel, Nelson Mandela's widow, took to the stage at Clinton Global Initiative to speak out on behalf of women and girls worldwide. Machel,...

Report: More Than 80% Of CGI Commitments Have Succeeded

Forbes | Tom Watson | Posted 09.24.2014 | Impact

Some fascinating news from the Clinton Global Initiative, currently in lockdown mode on 52nd Street this afternoon (the President’s visit is nigh). ...

A Three-Pronged Approach to Urban Resilience

Philip K. Ryan | Posted 11.24.2014 | Impact
Philip K. Ryan

The fact is that is most of us don't sit up and take notice until bridges actually collapse, pipes burst and sidewalks give way. Take what has been recently happening in Los Angeles.