Archive for December, 2012

Sweet and Happy Holiday Greetings!

©Laurel Delaney, 2012, "Frango Mint Ornament"

©Laurel Delaney, 2012, “Frango Mint Ornament”

Learn the history of Frango Mints here.  Buy some here.

Meanwhile, there is no time more fitting to say “thank you” for your readership and to wish you a Sweet and Happy Holiday Season.

Photo courtesy:  ©Laurel Delaney, 2012, “Frango Mint Ornament”

Posted by:  Laurel Delaney

Social Entrepreneurship At Its Best, Changing The World One Step At a Time

Posted by:  Laurel Delaney

The Coca-Cola Company: Empowering 5 Million Women Entrepreneurs by 2020

Coca-ColaJourney

The Coca-Cola Company has a big goal:

To enable the economic empowerment of 5 million women entrepreneurs across our global value chain by 2020.

5by20Coca-ColaJourney

Learn more about The Coca-Cola Company:  5by20 and how they are helping women succeed in the global marketplace.  We hope to get involved and make a positive impact.

Hat tip to Bob Marovich for turning us on to 5by20.

Illustration credits:  5by20

Posted by:  Laurel Delaney

Connecting Women and Youth to Dignified Work Via the Internet

Leila Janah, Founder and CEO, Samasource

Leila Janah (pictured) is Founder and CEO of Samasource.  Prior to Samasource:

Janah was a a Visiting Scholar with the Stanford Program on Global Justice and Australian National University’s Center for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics.  She was a founding Director of Incentives for Global Health, an initiative to increase R&D spending on diseases of the poor, and a management consultant at Katzenbach Partners (now Booz & Co.). She has also worked at the World Bank and as a travel writer for Let’s Go in Mozambique, Brazil, and Borneo.

She is the recipient of a 2011 World Technology Award and a 2012 TechFellow Award. She received a BA from Harvard.

What is Samasource’s mission?

Samasource is an innovative social business that connects women and youth living in poverty to dignified work via the Internet.

Visit:  Samasource || Get involved:  DONATE

Photo credit:  Samasource

Posted by:  Laurel Delaney


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