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Hank Fortener, Founder of AdoptTogether, on Why We Need #WorldAdoptionDay
1 week ago

Hank Fortener, Founder of AdoptTogether, on Why We Need #WorldAdoptionDay

From his earliest memory, Hank can remember always having room for one more person in his home.

His family fostered 36 children over the course of 7 years, with varying …
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Accepting My Depression: How I Learned To Be Honest With Myself
2 weeks ago

Accepting My Depression: How I Learned To Be Honest With Myself

Haiti is a wild place. The humidity kisses you upon your arrival. The smell of street food and diesel gas fumes fill the air. The people are boisterous and full …
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Learning to Say NO: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Avoiding Burnout
3 weeks ago

Learning to Say NO: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Avoiding Burnout

One of the greatest misconceptions amongst entrepreneurs and small business owners first striking out on their own, always seems to be that you must say “yes” to everything and everyone. …
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Why #MeToo Matters
3 weeks ago

Why #MeToo Matters

Over the last few days, women and men have flooded social media with the #MeToo hashtag, telling stories of their experiences of sexual harassment and assault. After news of Harry …
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Artificial Intelligence And The Age Of Empathy
2 months ago

Artificial Intelligence And The Age Of Empathy

Lately, AI has been the source of various articles and discussions. A new frontier, a new era, and a new industrial revolution have been dawning. Google’s chairman Eric Schmidt calls …
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How One Woman Is Changing the Way We Approach Mental Illness
2 months ago

How One Woman Is Changing the Way We Approach Mental Illness

We’ve all been affected by mental illness. There’s no escaping it. 450 million people worldwide are living with mental illness. Whether you’ve experienced it for yourself or you know a …
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A Mother’s Story of Trichotillomania, Depression, and Finding Help
4 months ago

A Mother’s Story of Trichotillomania, Depression, and Finding Help

This story begins with a past, a past that is still too painful to share. But this story’s outcome has a bright new beginning filled with love, courage, strength and …
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Messages From The Playground: How To Prevent Bullying
4 months ago

Messages From The Playground: How To Prevent Bullying

“Uncle Chris, is she your girlfriend?” Suddenly I felt like I did before I was out of the closet. How is it that I, who have been out of the …
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Tell Your Story | From Depression to Breakthrough
5 months ago

Tell Your Story | From Depression to Breakthrough

It’s hard to write about depression. Owning it seems a lot easier come to think of it.

Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses present in our culture, …
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Female Entrepreneur Creates Technology Platform to Solve Fashion Industry Challenges
5 months ago

Female Entrepreneur Creates Technology Platform to Solve Fashion Industry Challenges

You may not yet know Alexandra Van Houtte by name, but if you’re interested in fashion, you are probably familiar with her work. She’s the founder of Tag Walk …
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Building “Talent Communities” Around The Globe
8 months ago

Building “Talent Communities” Around The Globe

Satyen Choksh speaks passionately when asked about working conditions in India and other developing nations. Being an Indian-American entrepreneur and small business owner himself, Satyen is a fervent advocate for …
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Leadership Lessons From Kenya
8 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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Stories of Women, Hair Loss and Changing Lives with 3D Printing Technology
8 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 to Create in a World That Is Obsessed With Consuming
9 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
9 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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Understanding Anxiety Disorders And Talking About Self-Acceptance
9 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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5 Podcasts Every Changemaker Should Listen To
10 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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A New Generation Of Social Entrepreneurs And What It Takes To Be Successful
12 months ago

A New Generation Of Social Entrepreneurs And What It Takes To Be Successful

Social entrepreneurship is an incredibly powerful tool for tackling today’s pressing social needs, and we’re only just witnessing the beginning of what social businesses can offer. It is up to …
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3 Ways We Can Be Freedom Fighters For Women Around the World
12 months ago

3 Ways We Can Be Freedom Fighters For Women Around the World

Modern day slavery, human trafficking, unfair working conditions and wages, these are all great offenses on one’s human rights. According to Equality Now, trafficking women and children for sexual exploitation …
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Ushering in Young Leaders to Advance the Global Goals
12 months ago

Ushering in Young Leaders to Advance the Global Goals

What started as a worldwide search amongst the millions of young people who are contributing to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, amassed to the first class …
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The Adventure Project—Revolutionizing Charity, One Entrepreneur At A Time
12 months ago

The Adventure Project—Revolutionizing Charity, One Entrepreneur At A Time

“I am no longer scrambling to provide for my family. I am proud to be a business-woman, farmer, and mother.” – Monika, a Farmer in Kenya of The Adventure Project


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3 Ways We Empower Women Through Ethical Fashion
12 months ago

3 Ways We Empower Women Through Ethical Fashion

If you didn’t know, the majority of the apparel we wear is made by women in developing countries, in unpleasant and cruel environments. This is a reality. According to …
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Live To The Fullest—5 Things To Do In Your Twenties (Or At Any Age)
12 months ago

Live To The Fullest—5 Things To Do In Your Twenties (Or At Any Age)

Your twenties are for discovering yourself for maybe the first time. We are thrust into a post-grad world of internships, jobs, paying back student loans or maybe even unemployment. We …
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Finding Your Purpose By Following Your Heart
1 year ago

Finding Your Purpose By Following Your Heart

I always knew I wanted to do good. In school, they teach you the most important thing is to do well. To get the grades, to make lots of friends, …
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It’s Time To Vote—What You Need To Know About Your Options
1 year ago

It’s Time To Vote—What You Need To Know About Your Options

In about a week, people will be casting their votes for the next President of the United States of America… or maybe not.  Maybe some reading this are not satisfied …
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