September 2012

My Interview With Women Deliver: Because Women Really Do

Jill Sheffield, President and Founder of Women Deliver, as a young nurse in Kenya, met a woman who was 25. This woman had 11 pregnancies, and 6 living children. She was desperate to be able to take care of her body and have the health and strength to care for the children she had. It set […]

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Is Social Good Just Noise? Or Are We Really Doing Something?

Social media and technology don’t change the world. A phone doesn’t feed a hungry child. A tweet doesn’t save a mother from dying in childbirth. A Facebook page doesn’t overthrow dictators. And yet I’ve just spent three days immersed in the world’s biggest social good conversation at the Social Good Summit. I left reinforced in […]

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Why Social Good Summit is My Favorite Event of the Year

Three years in to the ground breaking event that is the Social Good Summit, I still pinch myself that I get to be a part of it! A host of conversations with world leaders, companies, nonprofits and representatives from various United Nations agencies opens up the world of the UN to the world via digital […]

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I’m Walking in Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in NYC Tonight!

You guys!!! Strut. The Fashionable Mom Show is at Lincoln Center in New York City tonight, and I’m in it! Egads! The theme is real mothers, wearing fabulous outfits styled by Rent the Runway! I went for my fitting on Friday afternoon and they are such a delightful team. Blaire, our show stylist is warm and practical […]

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Bloggers: You WANT To Do This! Join the Social Good Summit in NYC Sept 22-24!

I got to shake Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s hand at last year’s Social Good Summit. I’d like to write that in caps, but I don’t want you to think I’m shouting at you. I still freak out when I think about it. Desmond Tutu people!!! AMAZING. OK, now I’m shouting — but it’s the joyful kind :). […]

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We did it! YOU did it!

Today’s the day! Shot@Life’s Blogust: Blog Relay for Good reached their goal of 10,000 comments. The comments, which are being matched at $20 each by donors (up to $200,000), have raised enough to vaccinate 10,000 of the world’s hardest to reach children. 10,000 kids!!! And YOU, dear friends, are part of the incredible community who made it […]

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