Posts about Work on Purpose


Today we’re excited to hear about a day in the life of a mover and a shaker in corporate philanthropy. Prior to joining the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, Ruthie Ackerman was an award-winning journalist who focused on women, wealth, and politics. Read More.

 

Want to keep on top of the world's greatest ideas in social change? Check out our new video featuring the visionaries of the 2012 Fellowship class.

 

The Social Good Summit, a three-day conference where "big ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions" to drive social change concluded tonight at New York City's 92Y and digitally around the world. Read More.

 

Recently launched by Jonathan Lewis, the video series iOnPoverty aims to help aspiring changemakers "learn from the social entrepreneurs who have the jobs they want." The videos are succinct, uncensored, honest, and—most importantly—helpful. Watch our favorites.

 

Lara Galinsky, Senior vice president of Echoing Green, published "Not Everyone Should Be a Social Entrepreneur" on the Harvard Business Review this morning.

 


Echoing Green Fellow Kennedy Odede delivered Wesleyan’s senior commencement address with a riveting seven minute speech that ended with all 713 graduates repeating after him to “Promise to champion hope throughout the world.”Read more.

 

Echoing Green chaplain Jasmine Beach-Ferrara contemplates what moves people not just to care, but also to act.

 

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