Join Black Women “Getting in Formation” to Advance Nutrition and Agriculture for International ...

On March 5, 2016 WANDA (Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture) hosted an event to enable women, and especially young women, to take up active roles in areas of commerce such as Nurtrition, Dietetics, and Agriculture. Beyonce has some association with WANDA, and the event featured distinguished guest speakers.

Among these women were: Rahama Wright, who is a social entrepenuer Yeleen International. She has also been an advisor to President Obama. Julian Kiganda who founded a corporation called Bold And Fearless, Deshuna Moore Spencer who founded KweliTV, and an iconic voice for diversity Mukami Kinoti Kimotho.

This event was historical landmark for progressing the cause of equality and diversity, a once in a lifetime opportunity to be on the cutting edge of social justice. Read the Entire Article


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Integrating Social Justice and Equity in Your Organization

B.PHL Innovation Festival has recently announced its new themed fest, "Integrating Social Justice and Equity in Your Organization" to create social impact. This B.PHL Fest is where organizations...more

Social Determinants of Health Innovation Challenge
Foundation: Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Dick Thompson, executive director and chief executive officer of the Quality Health Network (QHN) based in Grand Junction, often tells stories that offer examples of the social determinants that...more

Great Success for Program Dealing with Youth Trauma

According to a report conducted by the Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut (CHDI), it finds that the Bounce Back program is successful in helping young children in Connecticut deal...more

Students Design Innovative Solutions For Global Problems

GEMS Innovation Awards 2019's Global Innovation Challenge recognizes students who have submitted the most innovative projects to address and solve problem areas that include disaster resilience,...more

Oxford Researchers Look to Tackle Multidimensional Poverty

The Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) researchers launched a multidimensional poverty index, the Business Multidimensional Poverty Index (bMPI). OPHI decided to spin out...more

New Music-Led Mental Health Portal Introduced

The Mind Map, a new music-led mental health portal, has recently launched by Phil Bridges, a Youth Mental Health First Aid instructor and Adolescent Mental Health university lecturer. The Mind Map...more

Where The Digital Revolution Meets Sexual Education In Schools

In a latest Clarin (the largest newspaper in Argentina) piece opposite the editorial page, author Edgardo Nestor De Vincenzi writes that global citizens and creative individuals must inevitably...more

Icelandic Youth Anti-Durg Program Gets a Trial in Australia

Planet Youth, an Icelandic anti-drug program, will be piloted in 10 sites across Australia. The program uses an evidence-based drug intervention model that started in the 1990s. Iceland has one of...more

5 Examples of Social Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

The Borgen Project recently shares five examples of social entrepreneurship in developing countries. According to the blog, social entrepreneurs in developing countries are helping create jobs...more

Social Entrepreneurs Beginning to Focus on Mental Health

Pioneers Post talked to thought and business leaders from around the world at last month's Good Deals + Beyond Good Business. The discussion involved how mental health plays a role that come with...more







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Big Issue Aids Social Enterprise Obtain Nursery To Bolster Local Jobs


Big Issue Aids Social Enterprise Obtain Nursery To Bolster Local Jobs

Social investment arm of The Big Issue magazine, Big Issue Invest (BII), has loaned £75,000 to a Salford-based social enterprise, Social adVentures, to help it acquire a local day care nursery – Cheeky Monkeys.




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