Perspectives

Sep 30, 2021

Building a Better Digital World

“Being safe online is a human right. Nobody should have to pay for that.” Online bullying is a global issue that impacts well over half of all children, young people and teenagers – disproportionately affecting LGBTQI+ teens and girls. “It’s a global problem,” says Trisha Prabhu, Elevate Prize winner and founder of ReThink, an organization […]

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Sep 02, 2021

Fighting Radicalism with Radical Collaboration

For the last 15 years, Fadi Daou, co-founder of the Adyan Foundation (and Elevate Prize Winner 2020) has been led by this conviction to work for sustainable peace in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region. Through community-building and education, the organization empowers people to reject extremist movements. So, for Fadi, watching recent events […]

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Sep 02, 2021

Knowledge for Everyone

UNESCO called it “one of the most devastating acts of destruction of library collections in human history,” condemning ISIS, who burned the University of Mosul library to the ground in 2015. Over a million books, historic maps, and manuscripts were turned to ash in a deliberate attempt not only to destroy the library itself, but […]

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Aug 24, 2021

Elevate Giving: Powering the Change

Elevate Giving launched this summer with a focus on education in honor of our inaugural Catalyst Award winner Trevor Noah, and The Trevor Noah Foundation — and made a big impact.

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Aug 18, 2021

Introducing our Elevate Prize Finalists

This year, 1273 applicants from 92 countries applied for the Elevate Prize, each with a vision of how to change the world. As we read through their applications, we were deeply inspired by their stories – of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. It was no easy task selecting our Finalists! We’re excited to introduce them to you […]

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Aug 02, 2021

Sehat Kahani: Forging a Future for Female Physicians in Pakistan

In Pakistan, as much as 60% of the population does not have access to healthcare, but Dr. Iffat Zafar, COO and co-founder of Sehat Kahani, along with her co-founder and CEO Dr. Sara Saeed Khurram and their team of female physicians have found an unexpected solution to both the challenges of healthcare access and the […]

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Jul 08, 2021

Wielding technology for good: amandla.mobi shows us how

“We’re working to turn every cell phone into a tool for democracy,” says Koketso Moeti, Founder and Executive Director of amandla.mobi, an organization that builds power for black people, with a particular focus on low income black women, by connecting and amplify voices to hold political and corporate interests to account in South Africa. “Having […]

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Jun 08, 2021

Driving progress on gun violence in communities – and in government

With her organization LIFE Camp, Elevate Fellow Erica Ford’s groundbreaking programs and partnerships have contributed to resulted in a 10% reduction in violence in New York. Now she’s taking her spirit of change to Washington, working with the Biden Administration to secure $2.1 billion for the DOJ to address the gun violence public health crisis, […]

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May 24, 2021

Democratizing philanthropy. Driving change together. Introducing Elevate Giving.

Too often, people think that philanthropy isn’t for them. It’s the preserve of foundations, a wealthy few. And that perception – and the gap – has only gotten wider. In the United States, the percentage of giving by millionaires continues to rise and the overall share of households donating to charity has steadily fallen. (This […]

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Apr 30, 2021

IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH – SUPPORTING EACH OTHER IN ISOLATING TIMES

The Global Pandemic has changed all our lives. That’s been a stark reality for Dr. Dixon Chibanda of Friendship Bench, an organization that trains Grandmas to provide talk therapy from benches in the hearts of their communities. Not only did he have COVID-19 himself, he also had to deal with the loss of colleagues (“when […]

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Apr 30, 2021

SUPPORTING YOUR OWN MENTAL HEALTH IN A CHANGING WORLD

As the vaccine rollout continues and the world begins to open up again from the deep isolation of the pandemic, a lot of us are left feeling anxious and stressed. Mental Health Awareness Month gives us all the opportunity to take stock, consider our state of mind and take action. Because the best time to take care […]

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Apr 21, 2021

FASTCOMPANY.COM. A massive opportunity to inspire the world

As a die-hard entrepreneur, I have spent almost 50 years building businesses, motivating teams, delighting customers, and innovating wherever possible. When the time came for me to focus more on giving back and addressing societal challenges, I did so with that same entrepreneurial spirit. Whether business or philanthropy, there are some basic questions we must […]

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