David Owens from World Vision describes how one of Earth’s largest NGOs works to help people overcome horrendous challenges. From famine in Africa to war in Syria to natural disasters in the US, World Vision works locally to address problems.
A tech wizard who fled Myanmar with her family returns to help people in poverty. Financial inclusion is where Pwint Htun of Partners Asia now places her focus in her advice to Omidyar and the World Bank.
From someone who knows, girls in developing countries can make a huge positive impact. Shelmina Abji, UN Foundation’s Adviser on the Girl Up initiative, discusses how girls can succeed with opportunity in some of the world’s most difficult places.
The densely-populated northwest part of Seattle is represented by state Senator Reuven Carlyle. In this interview at the Global Washington conference, he discusses the importance of trade to Washington state and its residents.
Gail DeGiulio from Global Partnerships shows how microcredit builds lives. Having expanded to Africa, the organization gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to forever change their lives and their communities.
Capria Ventures, based in Seattle, with offices around the world, works in impacting investing. Jack Knellinger, co-Founder, explains the “whys” and “hows” of fund development to do good things on a global basis.
Arts and crafts are a lifeline for many throughout the world. Dana Davies of the International Folk Arts Alliance discusses how artists – mostly women – find ways to overcome some of life’s biggest challenges.
The international student population reflects Highline College’s focus on preparation to work in a global economy. President Jack Bermingham discusses the community college’s listening to student’s needs as part of a global environment.
Clean water from solar power is a new product from PotaVida. Charlie Matlack, CEO, discusses how data gathering may be the biggest key in helping people around the world get clean water.
Some US cities have housing prices that keep most people out. The Seattle Metropolitan area is among the hottest employment and real estate markets in the country. Affordable housing expert Marty Kooistra explains difficulties of making the area affordable.
Global traveler and international photographer Genevieve Hathaway describes recent trips to Cuba and Morocco. Her Cuba trek happened during President Fidel Castro’s death and funeral. Her stories are told in the interview and in pictures!
Moving Worlds helps people find places and activities to make the world a better place. Co-Founder Mark Horoszowski explains the latest opportunities in over 50 countries.