Monthly Archives: September 2012

How Can We Build Hope for America’s Kids?

Traveling in rural Arkansas, you can sometimes forget where you are.  The long stretch of bumpy highway, surrounded by cotton fields and rice paddies, could be in one of a dozen countries I’ve traveled to recently.  And, unfortunately, the poor families I met could have been from any of those countries too—rather than living in [...]

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Harnessing the power of Technology and New Media to Save Children’s Lives

An open response to The Global Conversation Question posed by Mashable and the UN Foundation at the Social Good Summit 2012: How can new technology and new media create solutions for the biggest problems facing my community?   New York, NY — If you had asked me even a few years back if the heartbeats [...]

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How to ‘Beat’ Child Mortality

The following blog first appeared on The Huffington Post.  _______________________   Can the sound of a child’s heartbeat inspire the world to save children’s lives? Can it inspire you? Children’s heartbeats recorded in Malawi and Guatemala inspired the band OneRepublic to write a song with a beat like no other. If “Feel Again” grabs you enough to [...]

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