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MILLENNIALS ARE IMPATIENT ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE — AND THEY SHOULD BE

By on July 8, 2015

Aaron Sherinian, vice-president of communications and public relations for the UN Foundation, says millennials’ impatience about the problems of climate change is an impetus for change.

Millennials, he said, are…


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MBAs with International Tendencies

By on April 19, 2011

I recently spoke at a conference of MBAs from all over the U.S. who gathered at Columbia University for a discussion about public service. I was proud to…


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Mosaics, Health and Smart Communications

By on March 22, 2011

I spoke today at a special workshop for global health communicators hosted by the World Health Organization and the Pan-American Health Organization (in their iconic Washington, D.C. building on…


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Philanthro-teens Delving Into Nonprofit World

By on January 30, 2011

When Shannon McNamara was 13, her parents took her and her siblings to Peru during summer vacation to volunteer in an orphanage.
“At the beginning of the trip, I was…


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Podcast: Development Partnerships in Ghana

By on June 9, 2009

In August 2006, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, or MCC, signed a five-year, $547 million Compact with the Republic of Ghana. Investments made by the MCC are aimed at reducing…