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US Veteran Mike Liguori: Bringing Hope To Veterans Through Storytelling
2 years ago

US Veteran Mike Liguori: Bringing Hope To Veterans Through Storytelling

Mike Liguori remembers his first interaction with the United States Marines. It was 2001, and the Army and the Navy were courting him with recruitment packages, job …
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Hank Fortener, Founder of Adopt Together, on Why We Need #WorldAdoptionDay
2 years ago

Hank Fortener, Founder of Adopt Together, 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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Frederick Warburg Peters On Bringing Collaboration And Transparency To The Real Estate Industry
2 years ago

Frederick Warburg Peters On Bringing Collaboration And Transparency To The Real Estate Industry

Inspired by a sense of family legacy, commitment to charity, honesty, and hard work, Frederick Warburg Peters of Warburg Realty has created great relationships and worked hard to keep his …
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This Is What Happens When Women Get Involved
2 years ago

This Is What Happens When Women Get Involved

Women – whether young or old, married or single, divorced or widowed–are truly changing the face of philanthropy. Their status doesn’t matter, but their work does. Women now control about …
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Camp Kid Warrior: Fighting for Hope with Health
2 years ago

Camp Kid Warrior: Fighting for Hope with Health

Boxing Champ Cara Castronuova Gives, and Gets, Hope with Camp Kid Warrior “I want to be stronger because I want to stand up to the world. A girl who’s strong …
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Jake Kloberdanz of ONEHOPE: Set a Vision to Be A Part of Something Bigger
2 years ago

Jake Kloberdanz of ONEHOPE: Set a Vision to Be A Part of Something Bigger

CEO and Co-Founder of ONEHOPE, Jake Kloberdanz, shares about the ONEHOPE beginnings along with some great advice for young entrepreneurs. ONEHOPE is a lifestyle brand with a world-class vineyard …
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Tell Your Story | A Tattoo That Tells The Story of My Birthmother’s Sacrifice
2 years ago

Tell Your Story | A Tattoo That Tells The Story of My Birthmother’s Sacrifice

The left side of my ankle hangs the words, “I love you” permanently inked into my skin to represent a birthmark that told the story of my beginning. Although simple and …
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Fashion for the Socially Conscious, Empowered Woman on the Rise: An Interview with Cynthia Salim, Founder of Citizen’s Mark
2 years ago

Fashion for the Socially Conscious, Empowered Woman on the Rise: An Interview with Cynthia Salim, Founder of Citizen’s Mark

When you’re a woman aspiring to make your mark on the world, it’s crucial to be taken seriously. It’s also just as important to have the ability to maintain consistency …
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Michael Pellman Rowland of Morgan Stanley Believes in Impact Investing
2 years ago

Michael Pellman Rowland of Morgan Stanley Believes in Impact Investing

By  •  Finance

Michael Pellman Rowland, man of the New York City finance world, is inspired by the power of impact investing and believes this “beautiful intersection of profits and purpose can be …
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Lisa Dietlin of ‘The Power Of Three’ on Bringing the Nonprofit Sector to the Forefront of Media
2 years ago

Lisa Dietlin of ‘The Power Of Three’ on Bringing the Nonprofit Sector to the Forefront of Media

Named one of the most trusted philanthropic advisors in the nation, Lisa Dietlin, President and CEO of Lisa M. Dietlin and Associates and The Institute of Transformational Philanthropy has served …
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Discovering Hope Through The Lens Of  A Camera
2 years ago

Discovering Hope Through The Lens Of A Camera

The Hope Is Project, founded by Sarah Takako Skinner and Marc Raco, was created to show “what hope looks like through the eyes of the struggling, those who are fighting, the …
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Life lessons from a World-Traveling Cyclist
2 years ago

Life lessons from a World-Traveling Cyclist

As I scrolled through my Instagram feed while at Starbucks one morning, I came across a post by The Great Discontent quoting Jeff Veen in an interview, “ I am …
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What Growing Up in the Amazon Rainforest Taught Me About Entrepreneurship
2 years ago

What Growing Up in the Amazon Rainforest Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

When I was five years old, my parents made the decision to move the entire family from our comfortable home in Boise, Idaho to a small jungle village in South …
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These Socially-Good Jars of Chutney Are Tackling Food System Injustices
2 years ago

These Socially-Good Jars of Chutney Are Tackling Food System Injustices

If you didn’t think that the food injustices could be combated, or the opportunity to provide a better life to underprivileged women could be granted through the creation of socially-good jars …
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Minaa: Turning Depression Into Hope
2 years ago

Minaa: Turning Depression Into Hope

At Conscious, we are always looking to see how we can continue to change the conversation, which is why when we heard Minaa B’s story, we knew it had to …
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Remembering Edward: Think Big, Have Joy, and Be Better
2 years ago

Remembering Edward: Think Big, Have Joy, and Be Better

Last month, our team lost one of its most beloved and dedicated members – our Operations Manager, Edward Mwale.

I met Edward back in 2013 when he was first hired. …
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Mandela: A Symbol of Passion, Service and Strength
2 years ago

Mandela: A Symbol of Passion, Service and Strength

 “When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort …
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One Woman’s Perseverance in Nepal. The Story of Pushpa Basnet
2 years ago

One Woman’s Perseverance in Nepal. The Story of Pushpa Basnet

By  •  Women

Pushpa Basnet stands in the courtyard outside her damaged orphanage. A force to be reckoned with, she directs 40-some children about their daily chores and routines. She anxiously looks up …
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Tell Your Story: Welcome To The United States Of America
2 years ago

Tell Your Story: Welcome To The United States Of America

I’m writing this with no prior planning, outlines, or drafts. I want to give you a window with which to peer into my mind at a very important time in …
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Around The Globe, 5 Women And Their Revolutionary Mission Work
2 years ago

Around The Globe, 5 Women And Their Revolutionary Mission Work

In the words of Anne Frank, “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”  When social entrepreneurs see an opportunity to …
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Life On Central Time With Operation Elf Box
2 years ago

Life On Central Time With Operation Elf Box

Josh and Shoeless Jo are texting me from somewhere outside Fredericksburg, Texas. They’ve heard rumors of my hospitality from a friend they met on the road who pedaled faster …
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Living In The Tension: How To See Challenges As Possibilities
2 years ago

Living In The Tension: How To See Challenges As Possibilities

It’s now the middle of our family’s big road trip experience, and we’re starting to learn more about tension. We just spent some time with my (Eva’s) folks in PA and …
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Tell Your Story: The Words Never Said For The Someday Mothers
2 years ago

Tell Your Story: The Words Never Said For The Someday Mothers

I didn’t expect the emptiness.

I expected the cramps. I expected the fear. I expected the loss and the headaches and the heartache. But with only ten weeks down and …
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How One Teacher in Zambia is Changing the World
2 years ago

How One Teacher in Zambia is Changing the World

In late 2013, Tesilia Tembo walked several miles down hot, dusty, orange roads in rural Zambia to meet with Daniel Mwanza. She had woken up early to make sure she …
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Tell Your Story: Day-to-Day Thriving With Bipolar Disorder
2 years ago

Tell Your Story: Day-to-Day Thriving With Bipolar Disorder

I am a mother of 3 boys and a wife who lives side by side with Bipolar Disorder Type 1. As much as it finds itself in my daily life, …
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