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My Mom's Psychotic Break Shattered Our Family. After Forty-Three Years, I Found Her.

Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D. | Posted 05.09.2017 | Parents
Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D.

My husband and I arrived in Los Angeles on Sunday, April 30th as Give an Hour prepared to host the first ever Global Summit on Mental Health Culture C...

American Support For Humanitarian Assistance Reflected In $1.2 Billion Pledge

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 09.20.2016 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

On Sept. 15, InterAction announced that 31 of its member NGOs had pledged to collectively invest over $1.2 billion in private resources on global humanitarian assistance efforts over the next three years.

The Trump-Ryan Summit

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.12.2017 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Tomorrow, all eyes in Washington will be on the meeting between Donald Trump and Paul Ryan. Some Republicans hope this "summit" between two of the leaders of the Republican Party will signify how the party as a whole will move forward with Trump as the presidential nominee.

Exclusive Ideagen Talk by Dylan Vecchione, Founder and CEO - ReefQuest

George Sifakis | Posted 05.11.2017 | Impact
George Sifakis

Ideagen Talk by Dylan Vecchione, Founder and CEO - ReefQuest Annual Ideagen Data for Good Summit - Washington, DC - March 2016 The Power of Citizen S...

Safety and Service vs. Success

Lee Nadler | Posted 04.25.2017 | World
Lee Nadler

The Sherpa people are a tribe of people who migrated from Tibet hundreds of years ago.

When the Circus Comes to Town -- Prepping for a POTUS Visit

ADST | Posted 03.16.2017 | World

Concerns about security, cultural sensitivities, press coverage and political effectiveness turn such events into an all-encompassing, embassy-wide obsession from the day the idea of the visit is floated until "Wheels Up" when Air Force One departs.

The Role of Youth in the Implementation of the SDGs

The Youth Assembly at the United Nations | Posted 02.15.2017 | Impact
The Youth Assembly at the United Nations

We are in the second month of reaching the 2030 sustainable development agenda; 178 to go.

Taking the Chill off the Cold War: The First Reagan-Gorbachev Summit

ADST | Posted 12.14.2016 | World

The Geneva Summit of 1985 was the first meeting between President Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev to talk about the arms race, particularly the Strategic Defense Initiative, and to establish personal relations between the leaders of the world's superpowers.

3,000 Millennials on a Cruise Ship: An Insider's Look Into Summit at Sea 2015

Loic Le Meur | Posted 11.22.2016 | Technology
Loic Le Meur

Summit shut down all wifi satellite access on the ship except for 10 computers in the main lobby. It made everyone not look at their phones and computers for three days, which was great. You can't leave the boat either, so everyone is together and there are no side events.

Joe Biden Passionate at Summit on Climate Change on Road to the UN Summit in Paris 2015

Anna Wilding | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics
Anna Wilding

Vice President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, gave passionate closing remarks at the Summit on Climate Change and the road Through Paris, on Monday the 19th of October, at the White House.

Investing in Peacekeeping For Today and Beyond

Hervé Ladsous | Posted 10.30.2016 | World
Hervé Ladsous

UN Peacekeeping is currently operating 16 missions across four continents serving a total population of over 125 million people. But peacekeepers have been increasingly targeted by armed groups including terrorist elements.

Ask the Experts: 10 Simple Ways to Take Action Today to Create the Life You Want to Live

Leisa Peterson | Posted 08.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Leisa Peterson

I've interviewed 28 thought-leading entrepreneurs from around the world. What they collectively taught me has blown my mind. Even if you haven't participated, this is powerful information you won't want to be without.

Mississippi at the Crossroads of History

Mike Green | Posted 06.27.2016 | Technology
Mike Green

It's surreal to be in the south during this time in history. The hot, humid muggy Mississippi weather today was interrupted momentarily by a ferocious thunderstorm that flashed and rumbled over the Capital City, dumping buckets of warm rain in its hurry to race through the region.

Summit Still Going Strong

Deborah De Santis | Posted 05.12.2016 | Chicago
Deborah De Santis

It has been a great privilege blogging with you each day from our CSH Summit: Supportive Housing Innovations in Chicago. Today is the last day of the Summit, but the pace has not slowed one bit.

Endless U.S. Support for Dictators Powers Islamic State

Steve Koppman | Posted 05.06.2015 | World
Steve Koppman

What if the real problem in the Middle East isn't a few thousand crazy guys running around in the desert chopping off heads? What if the real problem is the established order that inspired them to organize, the very order the U.S. continually helps perpetuate?

Drones for Good: UAE Honors Peaceful-Purpose Innovators

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 04.10.2015 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

One of the highlights of last year's Government Summit, an annual international forum held in Dubai designed to help shape the future of governments, was the announcement that the UAE was set to introduce drones to help deliver ID cards, driving licenses and other permits to its residents.

Reflections on Everest

Toby Storie-Pugh | Posted 12.01.2014 | Impact
Toby Storie-Pugh

Our climbing gear and supplies, an incredible sprawl of meticulously-chosen clothing, hardware, food and medical supplies ­everything that we would need to have our shot at Everest's summit was packed in 90 minutes.

Students Host an International Undergraduate Summit on Global Climate Change at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Francisco

Keith Peterman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Green
Keith Peterman

Seventeen thousand scientists, engineers, representatives from business & industry, students, and others gathered in San Francisco during the week of ...

Top Chef Food Fight Aboard Celebrity Summit

Pam Grout | Posted 09.28.2014 | Taste
Pam Grout

Ash Fulk, Angelo Sosa and Spike Mendelsohn, in the first of four 2014 Top Chefs at Sea, are entertaining guests of the Celebrity Summit this week with...

Forbes Women's Summit and Redefining Power

Erica Diamond | Posted 11.11.2015 | Business
Erica Diamond

I was honored to have received a special invite to be Moira Forbes' guest to the 2nd Annual Forbes Women's Summit celebrating the "Everything" of Entrepreneurship (my first love and passion).

Destined to Be an Entrepreneur

Nova Lorraine | Posted 06.03.2014 | Business
Nova Lorraine

His ability to see patterns in technology and media that are not readily apparent to most is astonishing. Join me in getting to know one of today's most forward thinking business leaders.

Beyond Snowden and Summits: Expanding the U.S.-Russia Discourse

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 08.16.2013 | World
Carnegie Corporation of New York

By now, the American people have heard loud and clear what divides the two countries. But what about what unites them? What about mutual interests and concerns? Shouldn't those be the focus of some discussions?

Fatherly Advice for Cancelled Moscow Summit

Jim Moore | Posted 08.07.2013 | World
Jim Moore

When I was in junior high school in Lincoln, Neb., and living on a nearby military base, there was, in the same school, a local kid -- a townie -- who...

Women, Men, Refugees, UFOs and the CIA: The Places Documentary Can Go at Sheffield Doc Fest 2013

Vivian Norris | Posted 08.18.2013 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

Sitting down on the bus carrying us out through the stunning Darbyshire countryside to a cavern where we would watch an Opening Night film for the Sheffield Doc Fest, little did I know what the woman sitting next to me would come to represent for me.

Creating a New Model for U.S.-China Relations at the Obama-Xi Summit

Donald Gross | Posted 08.04.2013 | World
Donald Gross

Fortunately, there is one major area where Xi and Obama have already found common ground and can move the relationship forward - countering the nuclear threat from North Korea.