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About Cara Murphy

EDITOR. Cara Murphy graduated from Lafayette College in May 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in English and Psychology. She interned at the Good Housekeeping, Institute summer 2010 and was a New York City intern for MakeoverMomma.com. She was the Arts & Entertainment Editor and News Editor for The Lafayette and wrote a blog for a geology class she took in Ecuador and the Galapagos. After graduation, she found a summer position as Associate Editor for the Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance. She loves to write and connect with people. She believes writing is a powerful medium that can be used to empower, educate, and unite the international community. She strives daily to embody Mother Teresa’s declaration, “We cannot do great things on this Earth, only small things with great love.” When she isn’t commuting into NYC she enjoys reading, listening to music, swimming, and being with her friends. Her favorite charity is Rewrite Beautiful and she hopes to help girls see that beauty lies within their hearts.
Latest Posts | By Cara Murphy
PHILANTHROPIC DESTINATIONS
4 weeks ago

PHILANTHROPIC DESTINATIONS

Do you believe we are all destined for purpose? We do. Summertime has finally arrived and you know what that means, warm nights spent looking at the stars, sizzling burgers …
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Dad And Daughter Duo On a Mission To reKindle Kindness Across America
2 years ago

Dad And Daughter Duo On a Mission To reKindle Kindness Across America

Have you ever wasted a few too many hours watching YouTube videos? Single dad Chris Hooley and his 11-year-old daughter Kaylee are no different, and one steamy Arizona day …
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Outdoor Adventure For Cancer Fighters
2 years ago

Outdoor Adventure For Cancer Fighters

Do you know that feeling of exhilaration that washes over your body or the goose bumps that cover your arms when you accomplish a feat you thought was …
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Operation Kind: How 10 Years of Kindness Has Served Our Military
2 years ago

Operation Kind: How 10 Years of Kindness Has Served Our Military

Many of us start the day sipping on a mug brimming with hot coffee, scrambling to get ready for the day, and half listening to the news in the …
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Meet The Company That Made Kindness Its Cause
2 years ago

Meet The Company That Made Kindness Its Cause

When you walk into the KIND office, you are met with an open floor plan where the vibrant energy and dedicated mission of the organization is clearly palpable. The office …
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6 Organizations Guiding and Empowering New York City’s Youth
2 years ago

6 Organizations Guiding and Empowering New York City’s Youth

According to the American Community Survey conducted by the US Census Bureau there are 1,940,269 youths under the age of 18 years old living in New York City.[1] That is …
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Redefining Risk: Interview with Shannon Galpin of Mountain 2 Mountain
3 years ago

Redefining Risk: Interview with Shannon Galpin of Mountain 2 Mountain

How do you change the perception of victims?  How do you fight for women’s rights and shatter the global and societal barriers that impede equality?  How do you help the …
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This Good World Interview: A Platform Sparking a DoGooder Revolution
3 years ago

This Good World Interview: A Platform Sparking a DoGooder Revolution

Have you been touched by inspiring stories that make you look at the world differently? Have you discovered brands that redefine retail and company responsibility? Has your …
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The Rebound: Conquering Life’s Hurdles and Catalyzing Inspiration
3 years ago

The Rebound: Conquering Life’s Hurdles and Catalyzing Inspiration

Obstacles are what knock us down, shatter predictability, incite physical struggle, destroy the best-laid plans, and call everything we thought we knew into question.  But obstacles are also what …
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The Feast: Stimulating Voices And The Need For “All Hands On Deck”
3 years ago

The Feast: Stimulating Voices And The Need For “All Hands On Deck”

What’s better than spending an evening entrenched in thought-provoking conversation with doers, movers, and changers to support each other in being the catalysts for a brighter, efficient, …
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The Feast: Cultivating Compassion and Understanding In Our Fast Paced World
3 years ago

The Feast: Cultivating Compassion and Understanding In Our Fast Paced World

As Margaret Mead so eloquently asserted, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

New …
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The Chocolate Charity Spa Party – Benefiting IFAW.ORG
4 years ago

The Chocolate Charity Spa Party – Benefiting IFAW.ORG

NEW YORK, NY- August 8, 2013- Decadence that supports a good cause?  Social Exposure and Millennium Magazine’s Chocolate Charity Spa Party ensured guests pampered themselves with an …
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Party With Purpose: A Midsummer’s Night 5K
4 years ago

Party With Purpose: A Midsummer’s Night 5K

HOBOKEN, NJ- July 16, 2013- I joined over 1,400 braves souls who battled the heat to run in Party With Purpose’s A Midsummer’s Night 5K.  The Hoboken  …
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Jessica Ekstrom of Headbands of Hope Says Wear Hope
4 years ago

Jessica Ekstrom of Headbands of Hope Says Wear Hope

Many people use internships to improve their resumes or explore what type of job they want to pursue after college.  But not Jessica Ekstrom- she took her …
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59th Annual Spirit of Achievement Luncheon
4 years ago

59th Annual Spirit of Achievement Luncheon

NEW YORK CITY – April 30, 2013 – The Plaza Hotel was a regal backdrop for the 59th annual Spirit of Achievement Luncheon hosted by the National …
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Meet Mika Bulmash of Wine for the World
4 years ago

Meet Mika Bulmash of Wine for the World

Mika Bulmash, Founder of Wine for the World, demonstrates that passion and career do not need to be mutually exclusive – you can create a …
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Newlyweds Embark On HoneyTrek To See The World
5 years ago

Newlyweds Embark On HoneyTrek To See The World

By  •  Travel, Culture

A 500-day expedition through the lush jungles, mountain peaks, and turquoise waters of 25 countries.  Sound like heaven? That pretty much sums up what I …
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