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Support TYO in GlobalGiving’s Open Challenge

This holiday season, TYO is participating in GlobalGiving’s Open Challenge, a fundraising challenge for non-profits who are doing impactful work around the world. Related posts:Petra Nemcova and Badr Jafar visit the TYO CenterIntroducing TYO’s First FellowsSOW Journal: Reflection on the First Day

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Business of Peace in the Middle East

TYO Founder and President, Hani Masri, headlined a conference at Harvard Business School (HBS) last Friday, April 9, along with Sir Ronald Cohen, Chairman of the Portland Trust. The conference was the second annual event on this topic, organized by HBS students and sponsored by Harvard MENA and the HBS Jewish Students Association. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6rwhULH7PE] HBS organizers were interested to brainstorm and publicize ways that the private sector can promote stability and peace in Israel and Palestine. Over 100 audience members represented the Harvard community (HBS and the university’s other graduate schools, including the Kennedy School of Government and the Graduate Continue reading…

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TYO is participating in GlobalGiving’s Global Open, can you help us win up to $6,000 in prize money?!

From March 25 – April 26, 2010, TYO is competing to earn a spot on the GlobalGiving website, and earn up to US $6,000 from Global Giving by being one of the top fundraisers in the ‘Global Open’ Challenge. The organization with the greatest number of individual donations will win $3,000, and a separate $3,000 prize will go to the project, which raises the most money. The second and third place runners up for both achievements will get $2,000 and $1,000 respectively. In order to keep our project on GlobalGiving longer term, and use their website for ongoing fundraising, we Continue reading…

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Call to Action: Support us on Global Giving!

[clearspring_widget title="GlobalGiving Large Project Widget" wid="48443ed0ef450851" pid="4b0b92e4bc8acc78" width="180" height="325" domain="widgets.clearspring.com"] The Global Open Challenge From November 24 – December 21, we are competing to earn a spot on the GlobalGiving website, and earn up to US $6,000 from Global Giving by being one of the top fundraisers in the ‘Global Open’ Challenge. The organization with the greatest number of individual donations will get $3,000, and a separate $3,000 prize will go to the project raising the most money. The second and third place runners up for both achievements will get $2,000 and $1,000 respectively. In order to keep our project Continue reading…

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A twenty-first century introduction to Half the Sky

My entire experience with Half the Sky (Nicholas Kristof’s and Sheryl WuDunn’s new book) has been so twenty-first century that I can’t help but think that times really have changed. And girls and women stand to gain from these changes – I am inclined to believe the many smart and experienced people who are claiming that we have reached a tipping point on this issue: people (finally) get the vital importance of investing in girls and women. It is good for our families’ health, our children’s development, our economy’s vitality, and indeed the security of our states and sustainability of Continue reading…