His startup company, TheAudible.net, is a website designed to encourage high school sports fans to exchange and engage with one another, essentially turning the readers, viewers and users into participating sports journalists.
I understood the pain caused by the ending of a dream. But to see a 12-year-old boy become aware that life was going to be a bitter disappointment was something I will never forget. My eyes were opened.
If you have a smart organizational strategy you can confidently ask a potential donor to invest in a solid, well-thought out plan for creating change to a problem they care about. And that's much less awkward than asking someone to just give, right?
Financing can be "a poisoned gift. You really need to spend a lot of time in mentoring [women] and make sure they understand how they're going to make that money back."
We can only achieve the sweeping social change we aspire to by harnessing the leadership potential of all individuals involved in the cause.
The care is delivered to the patient and their family or support system, usually by a team of experts that include physicians, nurses, social workers, health aides, chaplains as well as support personnel."
The problem with the "chips all in" mentality is that you actually might kill your startup before it even has a chance to grow.
It shook Leela Rao to the core when the person closest to her was almost taken away from her. At the age of 30, Leela's sister and best friend Uma, a ...
Compared to clean water, health care, and emergency relief, the need for libraries may seem less urgent. Books, after all, inform us, excite us, and delight us, but are they as essential as water?
Conceived nearly a decade ago in recognition of World AIDS Day, the Strong Women, Strong World Luncheon is more than just another event on the social calendar.
We need to be prepared to start learning and we hope many others will join in to push those ideas along with thoughtful suggestions and coaching. But we are excited about the prospect of a deluge of ideas from all over the world.
I hope Mr. Mandela knew how many social entrepreneurs, even potentially in children, he influenced by championing peace, forgiveness and racial unity for not just South Africa, but the world.
Not a square foot to spare on the bustling streets of New Delhi. It was my third trip to India, and I was 15 years old. I couldn't handle it.
Forget about the old way of doing things, where volunteering, giving, pro bono work and engagement were all separate buckets spread out over the company. Businesses now recognize that all of these practices fall within the same camp and need to function as a coordinated effort.
Philadelphia's diverse neighborhoods have been the bastion of artisans and craftspeople since their very beginnings.
I meet Meseret in a town in Ethiopia called Nazareth. We are sitting in a small room, rain falling on the tin roof. As she speaks, I know that he...