Minnie Guizano was raised to appreciate the value of a good education—both inside and outside the classroom. “My mom, a teacher, told us that the things you don’t learn in school you learn from traveling.”
Her love for travel and a passion to teach and give back to others motivated Minnie to apply for the Connecting Hearts Abroad program. “When I found out that I had been randomly selected as one of the lucky ambassadors for 2012, I was thrilled and thankful for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”
PHOENIX, Ariz., October 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - A program matching business professionals with arts organizations needing skills-based consulting expertise to meet their mission and expand their impact in the community will be “relaunched” by Arizona Citizens for the Arts at a celebration during Pro Bono Week.
On Wednesday, October 23rd, Source Intelligence’s virtual conflict minerals symposium series featured Godwin Agbara and Andrea Reba Miller and their presentation entitled, “Section 1502: Perspectives from the U.S. GAO”.
If you missed it, Source Intelligence is now offering anytime viewing of the presentation on vimeo.
ROCKY HILL, Conn., Oct. 24, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Retailer CCO, LLC partnered with Sam's Children, Inc. to raise $83,000 to benefit families with ill children at its third annual Sam's Children Dinner at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cromwell, Conn. on Sept.14, 2013. Sam's Children, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization serving families with children struggling with serious diseases.
Today, the Wall Street Journal featured a video on Cisco’s Connecting Sichuan program, which revitalized healthcare with technology in Sichuan Province after a massive earthquake in 2008.
The program included mobile clinics equipped with Cisco videoconferencing technology and uplinks. Today these clinics connect rural villages to more than 30 networked hospitals around the region, giving rural doctors real-time face time with more experienced doctors hundreds of miles away.
Amanda Spencer’s young son, Jonathan, needs specialty medical care that isn’t available in the family’s hometown of Monterey, California. But through Cisco HealthPresence technology, Amanda and Jonathan can meet with a pediatric urologist at Stanford University, 80 miles away, without even leaving Monterey.
Volunteers can help nonprofits win prizes of up to $15,000 by sharing service project stories
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – To celebrate National Pro Bono Week, A Billion + Change and Points of Light are teaming up with Companies With A Mission and their partner, The Brees Dream Foundation, to offer professionals the chance to showcase their pro bono service support for nonprofits of their choice through the $1 million Super Service Challenge.
All are Invited to Join the Conversations Online, October 23 and 25
Arlington, Va., October 23, 2013 /3BL Media - Ashoka’s Executive in Residence program, a global leader in matching corporate executives with top social entrepreneurs for impactful pro bono placements, will host a pair of webcast conversations with program alumni on October 23 and 25, as part of Global Pro Bono Week.
The first edition of the Global Slavery Index has been released from the Walk Free Foundation, estimating that there are 30 million slaves in the world
Slavery is a reality, and whether you realize it or not, some of the metal in your products might be made by forced workers that had no choice in the matter. The largest form of forced labor is located in the private industry, according to Quartz, where the laborers are often bonded and work in slave conditions. The Global Slavery Index is a new effor