ALS is a very worthy cause, but there are many worthy causes that don't see this type of engagement and support. The challenge is the restoration of faith in humanity that the media wants to promote and the public wants to absorb.
This is why I love social media. Sometimes a hashtag seems empty, but once you follow a hashtag up with action in real life, it can change the world.
An innovative startup in France, is building solutions to help a unique population: the visually impaired.
Social media posts of friends and celebrities taking the ice bucket challenge have been virtually inescapable in the past 2.5 weeks. However, also difficult to escape has been criticism for the challenge, its flaws, and doubts about its effectiveness. Even as the evidence that it was clearly working has piled up.
The wake up call is we did not believe we needed to pull out the banner of feminism anymore. We thought we were past that and delighted to join the great game of the working women, business and entrepreneurship.
Mexico will face a shortage of about 115,000 professionals with computer networking skills by 2015, according to research by IDC. Young people who develop these skills now will have better opportunities in tomorrow's workforce -- and fewer reasons to yield to criminal activity.
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Folks, it just isn't enough to click, post, share, like, thumbs up, emoticon or use any of the other digital substitutes we have for actually taking action, getting physically involved or emotionally worked up.
It's no secret there is an incredible middle-skills jobs gap right now, with not enough qualified workers to fill open positions in the U.S., especially in STEM fields, energy and manufacturing industries.
Rayner answered, "I want to be independent. I want to be able to make my own money. I want to have a nice car to drive. I want to own my own home. I want to be able to travel and do great things." Her mother replied, "If that's what you want, why don't you take an automotive class?"
Unless you have been living under a rock -- or if you don't use social media (same thing) -- than you have heard of the Ice Bucket Challenge.
Through years of research and conversations with parents, we've heard from scores of moms and dads who love their children and want to see them succeed in school, but who feel hopelessly on the outside of their learning.
In most countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, poverty is concentrated in the rural areas, where approximately 125 million people live. The majority of the population is made up of self-employed farmers and small business owners who rely on their own hard work to survive.
Whether you are a small or large organization, or someone interested in getting into advocacy or a pioneer, anyone can participate from anywhere in the world as long as you advocate for the needs of young adults living with cancer.
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In the world's hardest-to-reach and most under-resourced areas, how do we establish an ability to collect, track and share data on emerging disease pandemics with global implications?
Education data are in the spotlight like never before. More people than ever are talking about data's power to transform systems and help students ach...
As I began to learn more and more, the direct effect of that was me beginning to share more and more about what I believe in and what was happening in my classroom. It is a two-way street. Being a connected educator does not only impact you, but you begin to impact others.
Companies know that getting the biggest bang for the buck in social impact investment requires applying smart business sense to the nonprofit realm. And they are right -- but the business model that needs to be applied is not the one you might think.