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.
Former US Congressman Brian Baird discusses a new organization — Three American Questions — designed to help the public and officeholders work together to solve problems.
Climate Solutions for a Troubled Planet: KC Golden, Climate Solutions, describes what people and society can do to help preserve Earth.
Teaching Ghana’s Farmers: Cliff Schmidt, Literacy Bridge founder, describes how technology helps in some of the most remote regions of West Africa.
Renee Kaplan, Chief Strategy Officer at Skoll Foundation, describes the 2014 and beyond approach to curing the globe’s ills.
Joe Whinney, head of the innovative Theo Chocolate company, describes how cocoa is sourced from dangerous countries.
Brian Baird, President of Antioch University, describes how higher education can serve students’ global interests.
Habitat and Microfinance: Ed Bland, global expert in microfinance, explains how Habitat for Humanity expands its work through small lending.
Mark Ferdig of Mercy Corps describes working in the most difficult challenges a nonprofit can have.
Global Washington named Akhtar Badshah, PhD, as its 2014 honoree. Badshah, former Microsoft corporate social responsibility executive, discussed the changing role of social enterprise in society.
An interview with Akhtar Badshah, Senior Director of Global Community Affairs, Microsoft Corporation.
An interview with Scott Jackson, Vice President, External Relations, PATH.
An interview with Tim Hanstad, President, Rural Development Institute (RDI).
An interview with Suzanne Sinegal‑McGill, President & Co-Founder of the Rwanda Girls Initiative.