Category Archives: Health

California’s Inland Empire: Great Needs. Limited Resources. Untapped Potential.

According to the Funders Alliance, “The Inland Empire is the epicenter of new growth and demographic change in California. With high rates of poverty, and poor education and health outcomes, ensuring its success is critical to the future of the … Continue reading

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Investing in Africa: Large Opportunities, Large Challenges

Africa, a continent so large that India, China and the United States combined could easily fit within its footprint. A place rich in culture, natural resources and opportunity. Yet, as companies look at Africa for investments, either for profit or … Continue reading

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Business-Community Impact Symposium

Business-Community Impact Symposium. Four words, when combined, signal an important convening. Held at Celsius, an unusual all glass house in Bryant Park, participants could ponder intriguing thoughts and glance out at ice skaters and the snowy New York surroundings. I … Continue reading

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Social Innovation Summit

Last week I attended the Social Innovation Summit, held in the Silicon Valley. The organizers, Landmark Ventures, describe it best: “A global convening of black swans and wayward thinkers. Those who are playing at the nexus of technology, investment, philanthropy, … Continue reading

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Global Health Corps’ Barbara Bush Illuminates a Solutions Based Strategy

“Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through … Continue reading

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China Dream, Multinational Corporations and Philanthropy

China is in transition. It’s a political economy where politics and business are inextricably linked. There is a momentous shift occurring and it can be unsettling. The economy is downshifting to a much slower growth rate. Most economies go through … Continue reading

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Building Networks to Improve the Lives of Children

“What would it take to have 35,000 children living in the neighborhoods within the 5-square mile/500 blocks of the Magnolia Catchment Area in Los Angeles, California break all records of success in their education and their health, and the quality … Continue reading

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CHOC Children’s: Nurture, advance and protect the health and well-being of children.

Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) just unveiled its beautiful new tower on their campus in Orange, California.  The $550 million, 425,000 square foot building is seven stories tall.  It contains patient rooms, advanced operating rooms, laboratory, pathology and imaging … Continue reading

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