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Change Makers

The IIUM Story: Increasing Student Engagement 10x

Ibrahim Redwan | Posted 04.08.2016 | Impact
Ibrahim Redwan

It was an honor being the Campus Director of world's largest student event for social change. I was extremely excited for the job I was chosen for; a perfect execution of a classic dream which I was always passionate about- social engagement to change the world for good.

Guidelines for the 30-Somethings

Adrian Kamalii | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Adrian Kamalii

For my contemporaries, let's remember to be more introspective, less harsh on ourselves with our follies and less aggrandizing with our accomplishments. Listen, do not compare, connect and remember -- we have a purpose.

Change Makers: Elizabeth Bennett, Combatting America's Food Paradox by Loving the Ugly

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.07.2015 | Green
Maria Rodale

Elizabeth Bennett sees opportunities in the imperfect, the discarded, the undesirable. Put another way, she's a big fan of ugly.

These Ex-Cons Are Helping Troubled Youth Avoid The Missteps That Landed Them In Prison

Mic | Darnell L. Moore | Posted 04.06.2015 | Impact

Every hero has a past. When we think of formerly incarcerated people, we often focus on their previous actions rather than their humanity. The ter...

Apply to Found a Nourish Chapter!

Nourish International | Posted 05.25.2015 | Education
Nourish International

We are looking for college and high school students who are passionate about making a difference to apply to found a Nourish Chapter on their campus. ...

'Oh, The Places You'll Godin' -- Seth Godin on Pushing Beyond Fear to Be a Social Entrepreneur

Mark W. Guay | Posted 11.29.2014 | Business
Mark W. Guay

It's often easy to look at the past and see how leaders pushed through fear. But, in the present, it can be painfully difficult to push through fear when it's so much easier to sit comfortably. Not take a leap of faith. Not start an idea. Not question a boss.

Change Makers Create Cultural Change on Campus: A Northwestern University Case Study

Alecia Wartowski | Posted 08.25.2014 | College
Alecia Wartowski

From racial and ethnic diversity to an influx of "first generation" students and the challenges of being a low income student, most college and universities in this country have begun to recognize that the face of higher education is changing.

The Life Out Loud: Projecting Change

MeiMei Fox | Posted 05.29.2013 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

Unlike Sundance, SXSW, and other well-known festivals where the objective is for filmmakers to find distributors for and generate buzz about their movies, the goal of Projecting Change is to provide a platform for dialogue about today's most pressing social issues.

And the Most Important Generation In History Is...

Dina Khayal | Posted 05.06.2013 | College
Dina Khayal

Whether you are saving elephants by banning the ivory trade in Thailand with WWF or speaking up for a cause you are passionate about. all our collaborative efforts have true meaning and power, so use them wisely.

The Generation Empowered to Change the World

Dina Khayal | Posted 03.18.2013 | College
Dina Khayal

What does it take to change the world? Some might say inspiration, an idea, a global movement, or a vision. I will argue that all is takes is one empowered individual to truly make a difference.