How One Young Man’s Childhood Experiences Spurred the Movement to Build Homes Out of Plastic Bottles in Uganda

Plastic pollution is something we see every day in our backyards (literally), on the streets, or in our bodies of water. This young man from Uganda recognized that plastic could be used for good and provide housing for the poor - I was privileged to hear him speak at #OYW2018 and wanted to share his story with you, too. #BeatPlasticPollution #UnplasticThePlanet

How to Talk Climate Change in the Face of Adversity

The #HumanImpactsInstitute hosted an event to discuss how people from different sectors are taking #climateaction and dealing with conservative forces in the government and media. I have captured some of my main takeaways on how to tackle #climatechange in the face of adversity in three ways.

How to Reduce Your Footprint during the Holiday Season

This #holiday season, many of us will be looking to online retailers for our Christmas gifts, but this leaves a MASSIVE environmental footprint. Here are some ways you can reduce your footprint while keeping the holiday spirit alive!

Using Storytelling to Capture the Journey to Follow Happiness

#OYW2018 delegates who attended on behalf of their businesses were challenged to return to their home countries and come up with initiatives based off of their experiences. Here's Konceta's story.

MANAVA: Transforming Female Artisans’ Lives in Cambodia

If you're looking for a unique holiday gift for your friends and family, take a look at #MANAVA, a social enterprise that empowers female #artisans in #Cambodia. These women craft exquisite works of art you can wear or display in your home - check out their campaign https://igg.me/at/manava

How You Can Reduce Food Waste this Holiday Season

Approximately 1.3 billion tons of food ($1 trillion worth) is wasted in the US per year. There is a collective effort among sectors to tackle #foodwaste, from the organizational, community, to state and country levels.

What can we as individuals do to tackle food waste this holiday season? Read more to find out.

One Woman’s Efforts to Advance Gender Equality in Sudan

Across the globe girls and women still encounter challenges due to gender roles that were set from generations past. The evidence is there: achieving gender equality is beneficial for the economy, can decrease poverty and gender-based violence, and more. Mai Khidir participated in the Milead Fellowship run by the Moremi Initiative, and was tasked with implementing … Continue reading One Woman’s Efforts to Advance Gender Equality in Sudan