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Stories Change Lives. Discover 5 Stories From Around the Globe That Will Make you Want to Do More
8 months ago

Stories Change Lives. Discover 5 Stories From Around the Globe That Will Make you Want to Do More

I have always loved stories. I believe that stories have the power to take us to another world, change our perspectives, and inspire action. This philosophy has become central to …
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6 Ways to Apply Design Thinking to a World in Need
8 months ago

6 Ways to Apply Design Thinking to a World in Need

Anchal believes that design can change lives. We embrace design thinking to create innovative and strategic solutions that address the exploitation of women through employment opportunities, products, and markets that …
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The 4 Areas of Progress 4 Years after the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse
8 months ago

The 4 Areas of Progress 4 Years after the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse

It has been four years since the Rana Plaza Factory collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, killing 1,134 people and injuring over 2,500 in one day. The world watched in horror as …
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One of the Best Reasons to Unplug
8 months ago

One of the Best Reasons to Unplug

By  •  Life, Culture

Twenty years ago, my parents were in college just getting their first email addresses. Today, my elementary school brother has not one, but two email addresses to meet whatever …
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7 Simple Steps to Start a Life of Volunteerism
8 months ago

7 Simple Steps to Start a Life of Volunteerism

You know you want to volunteer. You have for some time. The last time you volunteered, you cleaned the beach with your coworkers, but it just didn’t light a fire …
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Go After Your Dream Boldly
8 months ago

Go After Your Dream Boldly

I bet when you considered starting your dream that your heart skipped a beat or you took a giant gulp in anticipation of everything that goes along with commencing …
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Central American Youth Leading the Way in Sustainability
9 months ago

Central American Youth Leading the Way in Sustainability

Crime, gang violence, and narco-trafficking are well-known as being among the primary forces motivating Central American youth to risk everything to travel to the southern border of the United States. …
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Leadership Lessons From Kenya
9 months ago

Leadership Lessons From Kenya

A few weeks ago I was asked to speak to a group of first-year students at Georgia Tech about leadership. I wanted the talk to resonate with them, but as …
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Conscious Consumerism Leads to Water Conservation
9 months ago

Conscious Consumerism Leads to Water Conservation

In honor of World Water Day, recognized annually on March 22, and its 2017 theme of “Wastewater,” it is fitting to talk about one of the largest polluters of water …
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Stories of Women, Hair Loss and Changing Lives with 3D Printing Technology
9 months ago

Stories of Women, Hair Loss and Changing Lives with 3D Printing Technology

For many individuals, it’s hard to imagine not having hair. Having a good head of hair is something many take for granted. I’ve been working in the hair loss …
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How One Nonprofit Is Aiding thousands Of Children Around The World
9 months ago

How One Nonprofit Is Aiding thousands Of Children Around The World

The goal of Assisting Children in Need (ACN) is simple: Help children make sense of a world often difficult to understand. Vice President Melissa Klein told me about ACN’s latest …
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An App That Connects You With Inspiring People
9 months ago

An App That Connects You With Inspiring People

The world is full of inspiring people, but there are two main obstacles to adding these people to your network: (1) How or where do you find them? (2) After …
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8 Socially Conscious Accelerators For Your Startup
9 months ago

8 Socially Conscious Accelerators For Your Startup

Your idea is solid. You may already have a website, product or service, customers or even revenue. You’re still in the startup phase, and you’re ready for the next step.


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How to Gain Momentum for Your Vision – The Power of Friends
10 months ago

How to Gain Momentum for Your Vision – The Power of Friends

Remember when you were a kid and your parents were very concerned with who you were hanging out with? They were on to something that we seem to lose track …
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How to Create in a World That Is Obsessed With Consuming
10 months ago

How to Create in a World That Is Obsessed With Consuming

Our world today is centered around consumption, as a society we voraciously consume television, sugar and material goods, to name a few. Despite the digesting of all these …
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Purpose—Living With The Fullest Meaning
10 months ago

Purpose—Living With The Fullest Meaning

Millennials face a unique issue today. An issue that our parents and grandparents never faced. It’s one of entitlement, of being spoilt for choice and believing we deserve it all …
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Diversity Isn’t a Number—It’s a Culture
10 months ago

Diversity Isn’t a Number—It’s a Culture

Occupational environments should be dynamic, hospitable and engaging since the workforce comprises the operational core of any company and is critical for its success. Contrary to popular belief or what …
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Understanding Anxiety Disorders And Talking About Self-Acceptance
10 months ago

Understanding Anxiety Disorders And Talking About Self-Acceptance

My eyes open up as I lay in bed and for a brief moment I forget I had a panic attack the night before. My body feels like I got …
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Legal Minute: 3 Annual Requirements Every Nonprofit Should Know
10 months ago

Legal Minute: 3 Annual Requirements Every Nonprofit Should Know

Congratulations, you’ve received 501(c)(3) status, so now what!? Read this article to learn about your yearly obligations as a nonprofit organization at the federal (IRS), state, and board governance levels.


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How A Social Enterprise Serves When Policy Fails: A Look at Menstrual Equality in the USA
11 months ago

How A Social Enterprise Serves When Policy Fails: A Look at Menstrual Equality in the USA

We started our company, Conscious Period, with the mission to make healthy period products available to all. We saw that women wanted tampons made only with pure, quality ingredients like …
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5 Podcasts Every Changemaker Should Listen To
11 months ago

5 Podcasts Every Changemaker Should Listen To

So you want to be a changemaker? Well, you’re on the right website. One of the most important traits of being a successful changemaker is being a conscious one. If …
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8 Social Good Apps That Will Empower Your Day
11 months ago

8 Social Good Apps That Will Empower Your Day

Technology is accelerating the rate of which we’re redefining the way we interact with each other. Within a couple of years, we’re going to be flying man home to the moon, …
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Making The Most Of a Fresh Start
11 months ago

Making The Most Of a Fresh Start

January is my favorite month of the year as it signifies a new beginning. New possibilities and new resolutions. Of course, we can set goals at any time of the …
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Looking Forward. Looking Up. Living Your Best Life.
12 months ago

Looking Forward. Looking Up. Living Your Best Life.

Why Wait?

Let’s be real. We know what we need to work on. It isn’t a mystery. For whatever reason, we have a ritual of waiting until January 1 to …
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Everyday People Who Are Extraordinarily Good At Providing Emotional Support
12 months ago

Everyday People Who Are Extraordinarily Good At Providing Emotional Support

It was a brisk fall weekend in Brooklyn, and I’d joined a group of around 35 individuals at a cozy Fort Greene brownstone. We’d gathered to discuss the new wellness …
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