I was recently meeting with Scott Lazerson, the President of Interface Foundation, an amazing organization that helps connect celebrities with great causes.
In the meeting Scott shared with the the Millennium Development Goals that were established by 187 nations during the United Nations Convention of 2000. The goals are as follows:
Eradicate extreme poverty & hunger
Achieve universal [...]
Posted on June 17th, 2009 by Nathan Gwilliam
Filed under: Charity, Education, Ending Poverty, Giving Back, Global Orphan Crisis, Hunger, Social Enterprise | No Comments »
How can we use digital media and technology to fight world hunger?
On average, about 16,000 children die from hunger-related causes each day, or one child every five seconds. About 5.8 million children die from hunger-related issues each year, about double the total population of the state of Utah. (Source: Black, Robert, Morris, Saul, & Jennifer [...]
Posted on March 21st, 2009 by Nathan Gwilliam
Filed under: Charity, Domain Names, Ending Poverty, Giving Back, Hunger, Microlending, Social Enterprise, e-Business | 1 Comment »
On Saturday I took the ferry to Liberty Island in New York Harbor for the the first time to visit the statue which has become the most well-recognized symbol for America and liberty.
Did you know that the official name for this statue is not “The Statue of Liberty?” It was instead named “Liberty Enlightening the [...]
Posted on February 23rd, 2009 by Nathan Gwilliam
Filed under: Ending Poverty, Giving Back, Global Orphan Crisis, Life Lessons, Patriotism | No Comments »
I recently finished Made to Stick, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath and thoroughly enjoyed this book. One of my favorite portions described the “Mother Teresa Principle”. One of this saintly woman’s famous teachings was, ”If I look at the mass, I will never act. If I look at the one, I will.”
Made to Stick talks [...]
Posted on January 10th, 2009 by Nathan Gwilliam
Filed under: Adoption, Charity, Ending Poverty, Entrepreneurship, Ethics, Giving Back, Global Orphan Crisis, Innovation, Microlending, Social Enterprise, e-Business | 5 Comments »