With the huge emphasis on women empowerment in government policy structuring and diversity strengthening staking its place firmly in corporate policie...
Lobbying can be done right if it is done honestly, transparently, and for the people. Take, for example, the percent funding boost the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) received in 2011, with $39M going to a new food and safety program.
Our limited budgets and desire for innovation in giving reflects why my generation is mostly left out of traditional philanthropic circles. But does this really mean, as Robert Putnam alluded, that millennials are "bowling alone?"
Recently, we had the pleasure of interviewing Stanley Dorsainville. His captivating personal journey and commitment to human rights have driven him to accomplish quite astounding feats before the age of 26.
Many Baby Boomers look down on Millennials as over-protected, lazy, attention-seeking young kids who haven't faced hardship. They are dead wrong.
What's funny about living in this day and age is that most of us seem to simultaneously be dependent on modern technology and be frustrated with how it's transformed areas of our lives that were already stressful enough without it -- i.e. dating, relationships, and confrontation.
Schools for Sustainability, Inc. believes that impoverished communities know the solution to their own problems best, but are often unable to attain the proper resources. It is only natural that one of their first initiative was a community survey.
As Mark Twain stated, "The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why." Unfortunately, most people wait too long for this day. Far too many go through the motions of daily life, waiting for the weekend and working for retirement.
I believe we all have power to take those actions and that the every-day actions of "ordinary" people do actually have the potential to be world-changing.
Have you been hearing the term "millennials" lately and wondering what this term really signifies as we attempt to name or identify a new era of gen...
Although there are countless runways of glamorous men's fashion trends for spring, don't expect millennial men to invest in the edgiest outfit or trendiest look.
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." --Confucius "Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase; jus...
A few weeks ago I was leading a wealth seminar for a dozen women, all between the ages of 40-55. They were successful entrepreneurs, businesswomen with decades of experience and between them, thousands of contacts.
My daughter Alexandra "Alex" Scott, the creator of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, would be 19 years old now, and I don't think it's a shock to learn that I often wonder what she would be like today.
What happens when you unite three remarkable women with unstoppable drive and insurmountable energy? You yield a plan, 22 acres of land, invaluable connections, and progress of considerable magnitude.
Communication is of critical importance when it comes to managing family philanthropy. But many people who include themselves in the next generation take a passive role and wait for the older generations to reach out and set up opportunities to talk.