Wise Words From Muhammad Yunus →
At Saturday’s Social Good Summit, Ashoka Fellow and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Muhammad Yunus, gave an inspiring talk, encouraging youths everywhere to seize the moment and fix the problems they encounter. In case you missed it, we have compiled a few of the tweets, posts and images capturing his talk.
From Hilary Clinton to you: “Share your ideas. Mobilize your friends. Take action online and off.” <- Be a changemaker.
According to our interviews, peer relations improved as a greater degree of honesty and authenticity “promoted increased understanding, respect and acceptance.” Leadership advanced because commanders can better understand and address the needs of their subordinates when troops are able to speak freely. One officer said the ban had hindered military leaders from helping ensure the personal...
The avoidance of politics by many social entrepreneurs would not matter if...– Anand Giridharadas, New York Times
Seeds: A Microlending Game Where Farmville Meets... →
poptech: Instead of giving your dollars to Zynga to make your virtual farm grow faster, what if the real dollars you invested in a virtual game went to help a real entrepreneur? Sounds good to us! Agree!
The problems we face as a society can often seem daunting and intractable, and...– Michael Zakaras, in a recent article on Forbes.com about NYC’s initatiative to get more greens pushed in the cities many food carts.