When I departed, I knew my next move needed to be in pursuit of a fulfilling mission, but I refused to accept that I had to choose between doing something meaningful or making money.
"Our thinking here is aligned with support for scale, rapid prototyping and agility."
The volunteer generation has come to adulthood. They are bringing skills learned in the classroom and practiced in community into the workplace and, yet, more often than not, they are settling into jobs that fit their skillset but not their budding passion.
Curiosity, joy, integrity, clarity of commitment -- all of these are essential to social entrepreneurship in its deepest sense. But I had to disrupt my life and take a risk in order to rediscover them.
Happy 1st birthday. When you were born a year ago, I shared with you 5 lessons your mother and I learned about philanthropy while building Jolkona. We hope as you get older, you will prioritize helping others.
My primary desired outcome from the work I do during my brief time on this planet is not to purchase luxury items for myself, it's to solve problems that cause suffering for billions of fellow human beings.
Ever been to the cashmere farms of the Gobi Desert and thought, "I can create a symbiotic business with the herders?"
When you're going into college (whether you're a freshman, senior, or somewhere in between) as someone who is, or aspires to be, an activist, the amount of preparation involved can seem overwhelming or even impossible to navigate. Believe me, I've been there.
We have spent half a decade navigating challenges unique to the Indian health system. And, though we are proud of our progress, there remains no shortage of work in rural India.
For our next installment of AWE's Inspirational Female Leaders Showcase Series, we have chosen Jane Chen, Founder of Embrace, a nonprofit with the mission of advancing maternal and child health by delivering innovative solutions to the world's most vulnerable populations.
A few months ago I was asked by Alin Uhlmann, president of Tasuleasa Social, if I could help Romanian entrepreneurs learn how to present their ideas and accomplishments to international partners and investors. Inspired by my discussion with Mr. Uhlmann, I put together five essential issues that can be helpful in intercultural professional relationships.
As a small or startup business, buzz is all you have. Your brand is young, your reputation is unformed, and your access to capital is limited. So how can you use buzz to your advantage? Try these five steps.
Earlier this year I was invited to speak at Wharton Business School at an event, Rebuilding America - Path of Entrepreneurship. Check out the full tal...
It is a fallacy that there is no return on investment in impact investing. One of the reasons the impact investments are successful is the passion of the founder and the team for the cause.
Considering that 95 percent of beer consists of water, alcohol companies must play a major role in the mitigation of water waste and climate change.
No matter where you live, or your income level, healthcare is ripe for change. The state of health in 2024 will be radically better, but only if we create an enabling environment for implementation and adoption health innovations.