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50 Newspapers Looking for Stories of Positive Change

Sparknews | Posted 02.18.2016 | Impact
Sparknews

Every time we turn on the TV or scroll through our news feed we see reasons for worry. Admittedly, it is the media's role to report on the world's problems and catastrophes. And yet--why don't journalists also cover stories about solutions to global problems?

Wall Street's Answer to Cancer

April Rudin | Posted 02.11.2016 | Business
April Rudin

It sounds almost too good to be true: making money by curing cancer? How can something so unequivocally good for humanity also yield a financial return?

Optimism 2.0: The Rise of Values-Driven Tech

Liz Anderson | Posted 02.10.2016 | Impact
Liz Anderson

I'm hopeful that the next generation of technology leaders will course-correct; focusing their considerable brainpower on tackling the world's most complex social and environmental challenges with correspondingly complex innovations.

From Cutters to Caretakers and Champions: Older People are Needed to Stop FGM/C

Moria Sloan | Posted 02.08.2016 | Impact
Moria Sloan

Co-authored by Prafulla Mishra, Regional Director at HelpAge International for East, West and Central Africa This year the International Day of Zer...

The Cripple and Control: Ripping Up the Script as a Sexy, Seated Man With Disabilities

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 02.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

I am beginning to learn that one of the best and most important parts about sex for myself, as a man with disabilities, is to give up that power that I held onto so tightly.

The Road to Drivers Market

Jesse Seaver | Posted 02.04.2016 | Green
Jesse Seaver

Graham and Adam Driver It's not every day that two grocery store employees will go back to school and transform themselves with the help of their e...

Our New Forum For Ideas, ADL@SALON

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 02.08.2016 | Impact
Jonathan Greenblatt

To meet the demands of a century defined by rapid change, it is my belief that ADL transform itself into a learning organization, one capable of continuous reinvention. In short, an organization that thrives on innovation.

The Changemaker's Guide to Managing

Alex Budak | Posted 02.02.2016 | Impact
Alex Budak

From my experience advising social entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey, I've learned three simple things changemakers like you can start doing right now to make managing people a responsibility that empowers, rather than a chore.

When Events Nudge You, Gently!

Marsida Bandilli | Posted 02.01.2016 | Impact
Marsida Bandilli

©Copyright Bibi Veth, 2015 I was walking through the streets of Strasbourg, in the late autumn of 2014. I ran into houses, parks, institutional buil...

Huge Growth in Businesses Owned by Women Veterans

Craig Newmark | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Craig Newmark

Folks, I'm a big supporter of both veterans and small businesses. Recently, I heard some good news regarding women veterans success in business. Ac...

New Research Shows That Breastfeeding Matters Everywhere and Could Save Millions of Lives and Dollars

Werner Schultink | Posted 01.28.2016 | Impact
Werner Schultink

Political commitment and investment in breastfeeding by governments, donors, employers and civil society is urgently needed to ensure the health of women and children and to shape a more sustainable future for all.

Ending Powerlessness, Changing the World

Chade-Meng Tan | Posted 01.28.2016 | Impact
Chade-Meng Tan

Eight young Tibetan students living in India set out to do something seemingly impossible: provide an entire slum community with access to clean water.

What Death Does to Perfect Our Vision

Kathy Nimmer | Posted 01.28.2016 | Education
Kathy Nimmer

A woman who never married and never had children and whom many would consider elderly died this month. She had a huge heart, a business-woman's mind, and a love/hate relationship with Chicago's sports teams.

Helping NGOs Improve Impact Assessments?

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 01.28.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

In the development sector, giving a clear, quantifiable picture of a program's impact helps beneficiaries and funders ensure that grant money reaches its target, and it also assists foundations, governments, and NGOs in making better funding choices.

Floods are natural, they don't have to lead to disasters

Linda Freiner | Posted 01.28.2016 | Impact
Linda Freiner

Floods affect more people globally than any other type of natural hazard. They cause some of the largest economic, social and humanitarian losses each...

Taking the Oath Against Fat Shaming

Don McNay | Posted 01.23.2016 | Impact
Don McNay

Discriminating against people because of their weight is not limited to famous people in music videos. It's hard on everyday people who have had a lifetime of conditioning to not speak out and endured subtle and not so subtle insults.

Leadership Re-defined: Individuals Who Step Up to Create Positive Change

Marion Chamberlain | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
Marion Chamberlain

To be a leader you have to combine both brains and heart to accomplish goals and to create impact.

Kind People Show Their #Hatitude

Brian de Haaff | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

It all started with an idea to start showing more gratitude and a goofy hat -- a green and white snapback cap that was a family gift collecting dust in my closet.

The Makers Movement - What is a Changemaker?

Erin McElroy | Posted 01.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Erin McElroy

There are infinite possibilities of where we can go when we choose to actively consider and participate in the changes that are happening all around us. Let's make something meaningful.

When Hope Fades

Sara Lindberg | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Sara Lindberg

"I just can't take it anymore. The voices are getting stronger and I find that I can't pull myself away. It's getting too hard and I don't want to liv...

Measuring Impact of Public Programs

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 01.13.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Learn from Johannesburg, South Africa; Abuja, Nigeria; Cali, Colombia; and Mexico City on a variety of actors from non-governmental organizations to universities and privates initiatives that have the capacity to play a major role in measuring impact of public programs.

Once Upon A Purpose: How Companies Can Use Stories To Connect People And Purpose

Shannon Schuyler | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Shannon Schuyler

I remember every detail of a recent exchange I had with my colleagues, and I think I always will. I was speaking with a team at our firm who told me h...

New Year, New Focus: STEM Alumnae From Women's Colleges

Diane Propsner | Posted 01.07.2016 | College
Diane Propsner

Saint Mary's College chemistry majors work inside the "glovebox" researching the effects of organic liquids interacting with metals. Photo Credit: Sai...

Hope vs Faith or Faith and Hope

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 01.05.2016 | Religion
20 Beautiful Women

How does hope and faith differ? Faith and hope are defined in the dictionary as follows; Faith is confidence or trust in a person or thing or a belief not based on proof and Hope is an optimistic attitude of mind based on an expectation or desire. Faith says it is so now, and hope says in the future it could happen.

It Could Have Been Me

Sarah Galla | Posted 01.04.2016 | Impact
Sarah Galla

I often think about sliding doors. Well, more the concept of missed tragedies and missed opportunity than actual sliding doors. There is a movie with Gwyneth Paltrow that is about a woman who has a split second slip up, and misses catching her train just as the doors are sliding shut.