After being battered by decades of war, Vietnam has risen as one of Asia's most dynamic and rapidly growing countries. With an emerging economy that is creating opportunities, the youth of Vietnam are being empowered to take on real world challenges through nonprofit and social entrepreneurial projects.
People who choose to work in the social sector start out with at least one advantage: they are motivated by their idealism - as opposed to many others work simply to make a living. Many nonprofit professional are deeply devoted to their organization's mission, and they feel the rewards of a career that "makes a difference."
The British Band Coldplay inspired approximately 92,000 people in a full house stadium at the Rose Bowl concert Saturday August 20th in Pasadena, CA. As the magnetic lead singer Chris Martin ran down the ramp into the audience, sometimes waving an American flag over his head, a display of fireworks exploded from the stage into the sky.