Category Archives: Women

Spur the Global Economy – Stay Home and Make a Difference This Thanksgiving

(This piece has been featured on the Homepage of ABC’s Million Moms Challenge; with the full text on the blog here, on the Huffington Post, in Global Giving’s news and below.) Feeling the pressure of tighter consumer spending, giant retailers catering to bargain hunters will open earlier than ever this Black Friday, on Thanksgiving Thursday. …

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Amidst US Heatwave, a Lesson on Drought and Famine in the Horn of Africa

(Originally posted on the Huffington Post’s “World” page) In the midst of this intense heat wave I was looking forward to picking up my 8-year old from her day camp and getting our favorite treat – Philly water ice.  Over the course of the work day I strategized: passion fruit and mango with vanilla custard,…

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Action Alert – End Violence Against Women and Girls Internationally with I-VAWA

I received an email today from the Tahirih Justice Center, an outstanding non-profit organization dedicated to protecting immigrant women and girls fleeing violence, about critical upcoming legislation that every mom will care about.  The International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA), groundbreaking bipartisan legislation that will dedicate US resources and leadership to fight violence against women…

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