How USA Girl Scouts Overseas is fostering the next generation of global citizens
What started in 1925 with 18 girls in Shanghai has now grown to include almost 13,000 members in 90-plus countries around the world. USA Girl Scouts Overseas (USAGSO) supports daughters of military, foreign service and American expat families as they move to new international locations, giving them the same opportunities for familiar traditions (cookies!!) and […]
Will COVID-19 lead to global empathy – and greater giving?
This time last year, we had visions of what 2020 would look like. Plans and goals that we were going to accomplish – both as individuals and as philanthropists. Giving was reaching all-time highs. As detailed by the recent Giving USA report, it had increased a total of 33% between 2010 and 2019 and was […]
A personal reflection on how the UN General Assembly is tackling the SDGs
Last week marked the 74th meeting of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Session in New York, where world leaders met to discuss the most pressing issues facing the international community; officially, this year’s theme was climate change. More broadly, UNGA Week (Sept. 22-27) is a time when actors across all sectors descend upon New […]