PHOEBE: Jewelry with a purpose

PHOEBE: Jewelry with a purpose

Written by: Stephanie Blum Elizabeth Lahey (or Lizzie, as she likes to be called) was born in the Midwest and describes herself as “coming from the non-profit world.” Graduating with a major in Strategic Communication from Miami University of Ohio, she always had a...
Alex’s Adventure: how our choices impact our lives

Alex’s Adventure: how our choices impact our lives

Written by: Stephanie Blum                   Nicole Ryan transformed the sad story about her brother’s death into information to help others. Her connection with the issue gave her the strength to go out and educate young students about drugs to reduce the harms...
CyprusInno: development, peace and social business

CyprusInno: development, peace and social business

How about helping to promote peace in a country with war history while developing the start-up ecosystem? That was Steven Stavrou and his co-founder Burak Doluay’s idea.  Written by: Stephanie Blum Steven has a strong connection with Cyprus, an island divided for over...
Providing access to safe water for all

Providing access to safe water for all

Written by: Lucas Bernar Yunus&Youth Fellow Madhav Datt was 8 years old when he first realized water scarcity was a huge problem. He was in a science class when the teacher said that the water table in India was falling by almost two feet every year. At the time,...