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The Global Shapers Hub of Atlanta has taken big strides these past few months, growing in numbers and deciding how we can ensure we give back to Atlanta in the best ways possible. As we carve out our role in the community more and more, we’ve begun to decide on projects and endeavors that allow us to leave a lasting mark.
Lately we’ve been spending a lot of time with Manuel Watcher, the Senior Manager of the...
Students at DC Prep Middle School in Washington DC celebrated Global Dignity Day 2012 in a BIG way.
One of the most important ways to effectively create change is to identify an issue, establish a plan of action, and align resources to address that issue. While this strategy can simply be listed in three steps, the practical application of this theory is much harder to accomplish. It is often very difficult to align these resources. Therefore keeping a pipeline of new challenges, plans, and networks are key...
Math, Science, English - they're all standards in your high school curriculum. And while proficiency in these subjects is certainly fundamental for success in a world where technology and innovation reign supreme, there's something missing in school curricula that's fundamental for an adult with a healthy sense of capability.
Learn about the contributions of this summer's fellows and how UPS, George Haligowski, Ed Ingles, First American, and others are helping bring new young leaders under HOPE's wings.
Join us in celebrating Global Dignity Day on October 17th! Here are some highlights from previous Dignity Day sessions from around the world.
For almost a decade, the World Economic Forum has successfully identified young leaders who have the determination to impact the global agenda in a positive and practical approach. These young leaders were invited to join the World Economic Forum as a new group called the Young Global Leaders. I was honored to be named a Young Global Leader in 2011. Not only was it a humbling experience, but it also afforded me...
Humility and checking one’s ego at the door were themes of the evening. I think it’s safe to say that when surrounded by so many highly achieved people under 30, each of us was humbled and honored to work together and to get to know one another.
As the founding currator for the Atlanta Hub, I was proud and honored to join the first 20 members of the Global Shapers, Atlanta Hub tonight, for the first in a series of Action Meetings they will hold this year.
Financial dignity non-profit Operation HOPE today announced that the Honorable Kasim Reed, Mayor of the City of Atlanta, is confirmed as an Honorary Co-Chair for the HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit scheduled for November 14th-15th, 2012, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Kasim Reed was inaugurated as the 59th Mayor of the City of Atlanta on January 4, 2010. Despite beginning his term facing a $48 million budget...
Earlier this year, Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall declared 2012 the Year of Boulevard.
Boulevard is a major road in downtown Atlanta that runs between East Atlanta to Midtown. Exiting Atlanta’s Downtown Connector (Interstates 75/85), drivers cross Boulevard on their way to The Carter Center, Freedom Park, Little Five Points and Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. Boulevard is home to the Atlanta...
Looking for fun and financial dignity? For the second year in a row, Operation HOPE and the Oakland Raiders are teaming up to sell discounted tickets to FIVE Oakland Raiders Home Games for the 2012 season.
After a long delay, we are here, the Atlanta Global Shapers. We took the time to identify core values, a purpose and ultimately a vision of what this incredible group of young global leaders is going to accomplish. We are excited with where we sit today and where we are poised to go forward in the future.