Two years ago Hannah Herbst of Baca Roton, Florida, seemed to be just a regular teenager. She, fit in well with her peers. She was a normal girl ... a soccer girl ... a basketball girl. She very well might have been one of those kids wearing one of those T-shirts that read, "Soccer is life ... the rest just details."
Imagine - what would happen if we used the brilliant minds at Google and everywhere else in the corporate world, the leadership of PeaceJam's participating Nobel Peace Laureates, and the creative energy of one million PeaceJam youth to build a state-of-the-art campaign designed to tackle the toughest issues facing humanity?
Bing Bing's story reinforces that, despite the myriad of challenges facing our healthcare system today - including rising healthcare costs and the lack of quality and access to healthcare - there is a tremendous opportunity to use new technology tools to transform the way healthcare is delivered, especially to those most vulnerable - children, women and seniors - in remote or rural areas.
Whether it's finding new ways to invest in communities, help small businesses grow, or create jobs and train people for the opportunities that are available, they all require bringing together talented and dedicated people with diverse skills, to catalyze social innovation and help bring new ideas to life.