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John Hope Bryant founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Operation HOPE visited Sandtonview High School, a suburb of the Alexandra Township in Johannesburg to inspire students about the importance of graduating school and the impact of a good education.
Throughout many regions of the world, many individuals remain in a state of uncertainty as they wonder how they will meet their daily needs. With the global unemployment rate estimated as high as 200 million in various studies, several international citizens face a plight of having to remain hopeful in economies still in the midst of a recession. High unemployment rates are forcing experienced workers to take entry positions and further narrowing the market for young people seeking careers.
Today is the first day of spring and Global Shapers from the Atlanta Hub have already been springing into action with their local community! The Atlanta Hub brought over 10 volunteers to Deerwood Academy for Learn Money Week. Our volunteers taught a group of 200 4th and 5th graders about the basics of financial literacy.
Global Money Week kicked off this morning, as representatives of Child Youth & Finance International rang the opening bell at the NYSE.
March 15th - March 21st, HOPE is joining 185 organizations across 80 countries to bring financial literacy to children and youth across the globe.
On Thursday, December 6, 2012, Global Shapers from the Atlanta Hub had an opportunity to have a fireside chat with Judith Pickens, Senior Vice President of Program & Youth Development Services from the Boys & Girls Clubs of America in Atlanta, GA.
HOPE is excited to be included in not one, but two, entries in the 2013 Center for Corporate Citizenship’s annual Film Festival. Union Bank's film features Banking on Our Future's work at the Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood, and SEDCO's film details the Riyali program.
The Atlanta Hub of the Global Shapers met on Thursday, January 17th at Coca Cola Enterprises. We
would like to extend a special thank you to Coca Cola for being such a supporter of our Global
Shapers Hub and for partnering with the World Economic Forum.
Once each year, the sleepy Alps town of Davos, Switzerland becomes a mecca for thousands of people. Whether you’re a CEO, economist, media leader, artist, academic, politician or royal, somehow you fit into the mysterious ecosystem of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Annual Meeting.
by Lutfey Siddiqi
Atlanta, GA – December 7, 2012
Global Financial what Summit??
This was the most oft-repeated reaction to the event held on the 15th of November 2012 in Atlanta Georgia – the Global Financial Dignity Summit.
Hosted by two larger-than-life personalities straddling two generations, John Hope Bryant and Ambassador Andrew Young, this conference was headlined by US Federal Reserve...
Operation HOPE is a proud participant of the, TICKETS Fore CHARITY fundraising program which helps raise money for promoting ticket sales to the Northern Trust Open, which will be held from February 12 to 17, 2013. All the money raised by the program goes directly to charity. Follow this link and a portion of your ticket sales will directly support Operation HOPE.
Operation HOPE will receive 80...
Two-Day Financial Dignity Summit Focused on Community, Character and Responsible Capitalism
ATLANTA – November 19, 2012 — Leaders from around the globe gathered in Atlanta last week for Operation HOPE’s Global Financial Dignity Summit to discuss financial dignity and literacy issues and find solutions for the economic problems faced by underserved communities around the world. The Summit, which was held...
Kim Sterne joins the HOPE South Africa, Western Cape office as the Program Coordinator for all Banking on Our Future activities. Kim has a BA in Political Science, English and Sociology from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. She also holds a post-graduate diploma in HIV and AIDS management from the same institution.
Kim has worked for various NGO’s and government departments in South Africa. Her...
On Wednesday the 17th of October Operation HOPE celebrated World Dignity Day with over 400 learners from Itirele Zenzele Comprehensive High School in Diepsloot.