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  • Facebook and Twitter have become launching pads for anti-violence campaigns and centers of conversation on how to make the world a safer place for women.

  • The Motherhood galvanizes mom bloggers for international change.

  • Through Venture for America, college graduates bring entrepreneurial energy to cities in need. 

  • More than 40 years ago, America passed Title IX—a landmark act to end discrimination in federally funded education programs leading to a dramatic increase in sports opportunities for women and girls.

  • The DESIRE Society provides support and education to children affected by HIV/AIDS.

  • While volunteerism and civic engagement are valued by Americans of all ages, today's tech-savvy youth embrace new ways to serve.

  • A behind-the-scenes look at what the political experience is like for four young Americans who may have different beliefs but all share the same passion for their work.

  • WorldofGood.com by eBay markets handmade crafts, clothes and everything else you can think of from ecofriendly producers around the world.

  • Happy Hands has helped artisans reach a wider market and reintroduced the usage of traditional crafts among young people through innovative, handcrafted games, jewelry and other collectibles.

  • The YP Foundation, a New Delhi-based organization of social entrepreneurs develops young people’s leadership skills to challenge stereotypes and take action on issues they are passionate about.

  • Dharunika’s parents were overjoyed when she told her teacher that she didn’t like having dosas for breakfast. Sounds strange? Not when you realize that this was the first time the 13-year-old had expressed an opinion, and communicated something that went beyond the basics.  Born with cerebral...

  • An electrical engineer by profession and a rural development worker by passion, 34-year-old Gyanesh Pandey is co-founder and CEO of a company that produces electricity from rice husks. To fulfill his dream of bringing light into the lives of millions of people, Pandey returned to India in 2007...

  • Mobile health messages to inform women of ways to care for themselves during pregnancy, to dispel myths and misconceptions, to highlight warning signals and connect women with local health services.

  • Incubated in a Stanford University class, MightyLight is a simple, safe and affordable device that is lighting up homes in India and the world.


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