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Solar Sister

September 29, 2010 – 10:28 am
Solar Sister

Solar Sister proves that entrepreneurship and environmentalism can work together to improve the living conditions of African communities.
Solar Sister works with women in Sudan and Uganda to set up their own solar micro-businesses and sell …

Stephen Colbert’s Testimony Proves Congress and Media, Not Himself, Are the True Embarrassment

September 27, 2010 – 12:47 pm
Stephen Colbert Testifies at Congress

Last week, comedian Stephen Colbert testified before the House Judiciary committee’s subcommittee on immigration, stirring up controversy in the media and from both sides of the aisle. “Embarrassment” is a word that has been thrown …

Tapestries of Hope-September 28, 2010

September 22, 2010 – 12:01 pm

Next Tuesday, the documentary film Tapestries of Hope will be screened for one night only in theaters around the country. Tapestries of Hope follows Betty Makoni, the founder of the Girl Child Network. Last year, …

Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

September 20, 2010 – 1:18 pm

This week, the Clinton Global Initiative will be having their annual meeting in New York City. Leaders, philanthropists, and great minds from around the world will be hosting sessions on a wide range of issues …

TOMS Shoes

September 20, 2010 – 11:28 am

TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie is a young social entrepreneur, and TOMS Shoes is a wonderful example for young people looking to build a successful business and change the world at the same time.
TOMS Shoes …

MDG Five

September 17, 2010 – 3:12 pm

The name MDG Five refers to Millennium Development Goal #5 which was adopted by the United Nations in September 2000. With MDG #5, they wanted to improve maternal health and decrease the number of deaths …