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Ripple Effect

You Can't Do Everything for Everyone

Melissa Heisler | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Heisler

Recently I watched a TED talk by Marla Spivak about why bees are disappearing. I learned a lot about how intertwined we are with nature and how some o...

Young and Entrepreneurial: How College Entrepreneur Eileen Phoan Uses Her Jewelry Business to Tell a Bigger Story

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Eileen and Fabian were the Malaysian representatives for the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards held last April in Washington D.C. Their business Left and Right Artisan Handcraft connects people, and captures moments through the form of handmade jewelry pieces that can be bought in their physical store in Malaysia.

The Ripple Effect of You...

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.24.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Have you ever thought of yourself as a pebble? Metaphorically speaking, on the "pond of life" that is exactly what you are when you consider those who are affected by the ripple effect of your thoughts, deeds, and actions.

The Ripple Effect Of Your Lovely Life

Gail Brenner, Ph.D. | Posted 06.11.2014 | Impact
Gail Brenner, Ph.D.

You can't help but be part of the whole. This is not only your life that we're talking about. How you speak to your loved ones, the energy you bring when you walk into a room, how you spend your down time -- it all matters. The impact is far-reaching, and it starts with you.

Please Tax Us: Airbnb Offers City $21 Million

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 06.25.2014 | New York
Blake Fleetwood

Discouraging new forms of entrepreneurism that threaten established businesses, is a classic form of government interference that affects many different industries in the urban marketplace.

How Our Legal Advocacy Helps a Child, a Family, and the Community

Judith Sandalow | Posted 11.26.2013 | DC
Judith Sandalow

Children's Law Center measures success by looking at the improvements in the lives of each individual child we meet. When we help a child, we see the child's family get stronger as well.

Supporting First Responders to Children's Trauma

Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D. | Posted 03.06.2013 | Impact
Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D.

First responders must be supported. It's critical that they remain at the top of their game -- for themselves -- and for all of the children and families that count on them during times of trauma.

The Ripple Effect: Multiplying Your Generosity This #GivingTuesday

Kirsten Bunch | Posted 01.16.2013 | Impact
Kirsten Bunch

As we begin planning what we'll be supporting on #GivingTuesday and how, let us remember that our gifts will continue to ripple throughout our communities, local or global, for a long time to come.

Ignite the Ripple Effect to Empower Women

Jane D. Wurwand | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Jane D. Wurwand

Statistics demonstrate that women are more inclined to invest their earnings back into their family, which can include their children's education. Providing a microloan to a woman affects communities and local economies in a large way to create a ripple effect of change.

The Fate Of Fresh Water In The 21st Century?

Alex Prud'homme | Posted 08.07.2011 | Green

This is an excerpt from "The Ripple Effect," an exploration of the threats to the world's freshwater supplies, by Alex Prud'homme. The book is availab...