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When Did We Stop Listening?

Yasmin Khan | Posted 09.02.2016 | Impact
Yasmin Khan

It's hard to watch or read the news these days. I can't tell if times are just exponentially worse than they once were or if all the horrible things that were always there are just being constantly thrown in my face every time I connect to WiFi. It's depressing, and I know I'm not the only one who feels this way. Still, I keep consuming, because no good will ever come from ignorance.

Making Corporations Meaningful

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 09.01.2016 | Impact
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy Between August 5 and 9 in Anaheim, California, close to 10,000 people from 88 countries gathered to live out a different Disneylan...

Louisiana Floods: Restoration Will Help Us Build Back Better

P.J. Marshall | Posted 08.31.2016 | Green
P.J. Marshall

In Baton Rouge these past weekends, the "Cajun Navy" was out in force cleaning up after the devastating Louisiana floods that killed 17 people and for...

It's Time To Put Food Waste To Work

Gary Edmonds | Posted 09.21.2016 | Impact
Gary Edmonds

Food for the Hungry (FH) has been working for over 40 years in the world’s hard places and in that time, we’ve seen a strong link between the resp...

Historically Black Colleges & Universities Alum Impact the World of Tennis

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.29.2016 | Education
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Louis Bolling

Williams, her sister, Venus, and several touring professional tennis players of color are standing on the shoulders of giants. Many of those giants call HBCUs and MSIs their home. Here's a list of some of those that have and continue to impact the world of tennis.  

The Limits of Ideology and Identity in Social Change

Scott Weathers | Posted 08.26.2016 | Impact
Scott Weathers

Reflecting on my past year as a Global Health Corps fellow, I wanted to talk a bit about identity, ideology, and social change. Although this is my personal narrative, I believe that shrinking our identity and moving past ideology as much as one can are key steps to maximizing the positive impact that we have on the world.

Athletes Use Twitter Platform To Powerfully, Pithily Profess

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.22.2016 | Religion
Louis Bolling

As the Rio 2016 and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad come to an end, Twitter has become a major platform for how sporting events, governing bodies and associations, and professional athletes engage and enhance the experience of such spectacles.

Sports Without Borders

Erdika Wirengjurit | Posted 08.19.2016 | Sports
Erdika Wirengjurit

Sports have the capacity to bring humanity together. Sports speak a language that know no barrier. Sports are about being together. Hence, sporting should not be defined by nationality which it seems to be treated as a brand.

This 3,000-Mile Bike Trail Is Connecting People From Maine To Florida

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Kara Ross: The Visionary Creating the Global Symbol for Women's Empowerment

Renata M. Black | Posted 08.12.2016 | Business
Renata M. Black

Paradigm Shifters is a series of interviews with a select group of women and men from eclectic walks of life. It will highlight unspoken, real-life in...

Tribal Alliance: The Antidote To Adversity

Kara Wiegand | Posted 08.11.2016 | Women
Kara Wiegand

At the 2009 Vancouver Peace Summit, the Dalai Lama predicted that Western women will save the world. At the time, I believed that he was speaking abo...

How a local church changed summer for one special needs family

Miriam Gwynne | Posted 08.11.2016 | Parents
Miriam Gwynne

One email. That was all it took. A lot of courage but just one email. Last summer was so hard and I knew I could not face it again so I swallowed m...

A Call for Immigration Reform: Entrepreneurship is Unrestrained by Nationality

Jalak Jobanputra | Posted 08.11.2016 | Impact
Jalak Jobanputra

From Latin America to sub-Saharan Africa, innovators are coming up with brilliant ideas and launching new ventures. I know this firsthand, as Founding...

Olympics In A Time Of Crisis

Maurício Santoro | Posted 08.10.2016 | Impact
Maurício Santoro

That can be the greatest Brazilian gift to the Olympic movement: stimulate a global democratic conversation on the social costs and impacts of the current model of the games.

Band Of Brothers--Veterans Seek Solace In Shakespeare

Farrah Alexander | Posted 08.11.2016 | Impact
Farrah Alexander

The founder of Shakespeare with Veterans, Fred Johnson, has said that no one in the English language speaks more directly to the Veteran experience and the warrior's heart than William Shakespeare.

The Many Faces In My Shirt - Measuring Impact In The Indian Textile Industry

Trevor Waldock | Posted 08.10.2016 | Impact
Trevor Waldock

I travelled from working in Kenya to arrive in India last Saturday with my new shirt bought for this trip. Seemingly made to perfection for a leading UK retailer, I took it out of its packet and put it on.

I Left My Successful Career as a Doctor to Become an Art Student

Kathy Varadi | Posted 08.11.2016 | Impact
Kathy Varadi

Art is magical. I can honestly say it saved it my life. Right now I'm a second-year student at the Savannah College of Art and Design, pursuing a degr...

The Next Billion Dollar Opportunity

Karim Samra | Posted 08.05.2016 | Impact
Karim Samra

In seven short years, the Hult Prize has catapulted to a leadership position in the impact space.

The search for that long awaited balance

Carlota Mateos | Posted 08.13.2016 | Impact
Carlota Mateos

What distinguishes an entrepreneur is an enormous capacity for work, determination, tenacity, optimism and great confidence. I perfectly matched that ...

You Promised, Now Deliver

Up For School | Posted 08.05.2016 | Impact
Up For School

By Ben Hewitt, Director of Campaigns, Theirworld, @ibenhewitt Two little words that demand you listen and that you act - “YOU PROMISED.” When a...

Message To Some Conservatives: Slavery Was Bad! Period!

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 08.02.2016 | Politics
Elwood D. Watson

The fact is that there was nothing "positive" about slavery. This is particularly true in regards to the millions who were lashed down by its cruel and rapacious spirit.

Aspire To Change The World

Gabrielle Flank | Posted 08.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Flank

So I started brainstorming ways and came up with six ways for anyone to take their passion and dreams to impact the world! If you want to make a positive impact on the world here are some ways you can start today!

4 Reasons You're Not Getting the Results You Want

Curtis McHale | Posted 07.31.2016 | Business
Curtis McHale

We all want to have impact with the things we do. We want to get up and realize that we've helped people and sure many will call that success, but it'...

Millennials Are Latin America's Motor For Resilience

Liz Rebecca Alarcon | Posted 07.27.2016 | Impact
Liz Rebecca Alarcon

Shapers saw the opportunity in strife and saw resilience as hope. Using resilience as a motor for innovation, this group of millennials from across the region is the best chance to eradicate the challenges that have stifled the region for generations.

How Can We Get More Girls and Women in Tech?

Craig Newmark | Posted 07.26.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Folks, it's important to support women in tech. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 68% of women enroll in college (compared to 63% of men), ...