Blog Posts in Poverty

  • America Can’t Afford Unaffordable Housing

    With just three weeks to go until the 2019 Net Impact Conference kicks off, we're inviting you in to understand how some of this year's sponsors make a difference for people and our planet at scale. Here, Connie Wright, Senior Vice President and Assistant Director of Housing Philanthropy and Customer and Community Programs at Wells Fargo, talks about how her company is Widening the Lens to tackle one of America's toughest issues. ...Read More »

  • Do Something for a Good Cause

    Owerri chapter event

    The Net Impact Owerri Chapter exemplifies the belief in the power of networks and connecting individuals to create positive change. Its affiliated nonprofit, Eternal Hope Global Foundation (EHGF), is dedicated to “protecting, educating and empowering vulnerable people, in order to encourage and maintain well-being and economic growth, advanced health researches/innovation and sustainable development,” according to Chapter President and founder Chinadindu Godwin. ...Read More »

  • Magic Bus: Dignified Transport for Urban Slums

    Team Magic Bus - Net Impact members from Earlham College

    We're proud to announce four Net Impact members have made it to the finals of the $1 Million Hult Prize! ...Read More »

  • Mobility, Technology, Freedom and FOMO

    Mobility is about freedom and empowerment – the ability to learn, grow and explore.

    Latondra Newton of the Toyota Mobility Foundation and Liz Maw of Net Impact explain how mobility is a social issue and why you should care about it. ...Read More »

  • Famous Chefs Find Innovative Opportunities for Social Impact at the Rio Olympics

    Famous chefs are collecting food scraps from the Olympic Village and creating meals for the needy.

    Rio, a city currently struggling with issues including violence, a virus outbreak, and polluted waters, has found innovative ways to use the Olympics to solve current challenges within the city. Here’s one way they are bracing for impact, with help from a few famous chefs. ...Read More »

  • How I’m using my Kellogg MBA and Net Impact experience to lead a fish farming nonprofit

    Linnette's nonprofit, Fish4Hope helps the people of Haiti.

    Linette Lam is using the experience and skills she learned as a Net Impact member at the Kellogg School of Management to help the people of Haiti. ...Read More »

  • SIRUM: the Match.com for Unused Medicine

    Kiah Williams is saving lives by saving medicine.

    Kiah Williams is the co-founder for the organization, and has just been announced as a keynote speaker at the 2016 Net Impact Conference in Philadelphia this November 3-5. Learn more about the organization that is saving lives, money, and time. ...Read More »

  • Using Instagram to Measure Food Deserts

    A team of researchers found a new way to measure the types of food resident of food deserts are consuming: Instagram

    A team of researchers found a new way to measure the types of food residents in food deserts are consuming: Instagram. ...Read More »

  • Ideas + Forward Food = Net Impact

    There's still time to apply for Forward Food

    It’s no secret that the food industry is undergoing a consumer-driven revolution and at Campbell we’re working every day to rise to the challenge. Sometimes one of the ways to address a challenge is to work outside-in, and that’s why Campbell is the lead sponsor of the non-profit Net Impact’s Forward Food Competition—where the experts turn to consumers and ask, “What would you do?” ...Read More »

  • Net Impact Updates for January 2016

    Join us this November in Philadelphia for #NI16

    A note from our CEO, Liz Maw: 2016 has been anything but boring here at Net Impact. We’re committed to doing more for our members and chapters than ever before, whether that’s bringing our annual conference on the road through our NIx initiative, bringing new people into the mix with our Impact Design expansion, and redoing our website. ...Read More »

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