Why I Support The Women’s Startup Lab (and You Should Too)

I strongly believe that it is important to give back to the world, both because it is the right thing to do, and because giving back is a key practice for improving one’s mental health and happiness. But while others might decide to volunteer to help build shelters for the needy, I know that I’d … Continue reading Why I Support The Women’s Startup Lab (and You Should Too)

Embracing Entrepreneurship @ The Intersection

More notes from #theXEvent12 Payam Zamani, CEO of Reply.com (http://www.linkedin.com/in/payamzamani)Jacquelline Fuller, Director of Charitable Giving, Google (formerly of the Gates Foundation) (http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jacquelline-fuller/8/990/8b7)Leila Janah, CEO of Samasource (http://www.linkedin.com/in/leilajanah) Jacquelline: “The business model at Google.org is to attack a problem from all angles–funding NGOs, funding companies, advocacy, lobbying. There are more companies that want to give back, … Continue reading Embracing Entrepreneurship @ The Intersection

A Modest Proposal to Solve Poverty: The Miserly Welfare State

In the spirit of Scott Adams, who uses his blog to offer simple solutions to the world’s most intractable problems, I’d like to offer my thoughts on solving the problems of poverty and the welfare state. On the one hand, it seems wrong for so many to live in squalor during a time of such … Continue reading A Modest Proposal to Solve Poverty: The Miserly Welfare State