Tag Archive: Give Back

Artwork That Inspires Strength For Abuse Survivors

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When you think of hero do you think of a sports player? A firefighter? Or maybe a soldier? This week, when I think of a hero, I think about the child abuse survivors… Continue reading

#WomenDoingWell: Homelessfonts finds art in pleas for help

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“Looking for a warm heart, and a warm meal.” “War veteran, please help.”  We typically shuffle past these messages, trying not to make eye contact. A worn piece of cardboard with Sharpie script… Continue reading

How Women Are Bettering the Future of Vietnam

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It was hectic, hot, and dirty. My friends and I got in tuk-tuk accidents, had clothing stolen from our hotel rooms, lost credit cards to countless ATMS, and suffered food poisoning. It was… Continue reading

WiLab Loves: The #IceBucketChallenge

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At first glance, the new videos on Facebook of people dumping ice water over their heads seem like they’re just a silly summer activity. But if you’re paying attention, you can see that everyone… Continue reading

The Afghan Women’s Writing Project: ‘To Tell One’s Story is a Human Right’

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In May 2009, Masha Hamilton founded The Afghan Women’s Writing Project, also known as AWWP. Their mission statement is simple, straight to the point, and pierces the heart with its truth: “To tell… Continue reading

Women in Boston Pick Up Their Boxing Gloves to Fight for Opportunity

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Whenever you mix the perseverance of athletes and the ambition of philanthropists together, you are sure to end up with amazing results. On January 22, 2015, ambitious women from Boston’s tech scene came together for a… Continue reading

#WomenDoingWell (and men too): How we put the Super back in Super Bowl

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Almost as American as a hot dog on the 4th of July, we’re still feeling the excitement from Super Bowl Sunday. An excuse to get in verbal arguments with the TV, endulge in… Continue reading

How Do We Continue The “Season” Of Giving?

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Last week I had Christmas dinner with my sister at a small Italian restaurant in New York City. Half way through the evening a homeless man walked into the restaurant and asked a… Continue reading

Top 10 Hashtags for Social Activism in 2014

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A way to create awareness for important issues is as simple as posting a hashtag on any social media site. As 2014 comes to an end, let’s take a look at some of… Continue reading

Senwah Foundation: Building Minds, Rebuilding Lives in Liberia

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Schools in Liberia have been shut down since September due to the Ebola outbreak. They are expected to reopen in February, but what children will be coming back to are broken desks, classrooms… Continue reading