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March 12th, 2014

Advancing Girls Education Through Community and Collaboration

“Once you’ve met a girl who tells you her father wants to sell her for a cow, but she wants to go to school, there is no time a-wasting.” That is the mantra of Anne Wadsworth, Founder and Executive Director of Girls Education Collaborative (GEC), a non-profit working in developing countries to help spur community […]

December 9th, 2013

Fearless Fundraising, TEDWomen, The Kitchen Sisters, Geralyn, The Shriver Report and a near death experience….

It was one of those weeks. I have written about them before. One of those weeks that leaves my head spinning and my heart whirling until I feel like I’m going to explode or lift right up off of the ground like Dorothy and Toto in The Wizard of Oz. So what exactly happened last […]

September 11th, 2013

Confused about Crowdsourcing?

Published on LinkedIn Influencers on September 10, 2013. While the term crowdsourcing wasn’t officially coined until the year 2006, the practice of soliciting financial or labor contributions from a group of people in order to complete a project dates back to the 18th century and the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary. However, crowdsourcing has […]