TOP 10: Gifts That Inspire

Nicholas Kristof with Nicole Sganga, 2013 Win a Trip/Photo: Nicholas Kristof.NY Times

Gifts That Inspire: Nicholas Kristof–nytimes.com–12/7/14–Photo: Nicholas Kristof/NY Times

TOP 10 Alicia Keys Asks: Why Are We Here?

 

Alicia Keys, We Are Here movement photo

Alicia Keys Asks: Why Are We Here?: Nicholas Kristof–nytimes.com–9/22/14–Photo: Mark Seliger

TOP 10: At 90, This Doctor Is Still Calling

Dr. Catherine Hamlin, co-founder of Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital in Ethiopia, with some of her patients

At 90, This Doctor Is Still Calling: Nicholas Kristof–nytimes.com–2/6/14–Photo: Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia (Australia)

 

 

TOP 10: Inside Syria, a Grandma Faces Down War

Screenshot from video: Syria's Forgotten

Inside Syria, a Grandma Faces Down War: Nicholas D. Kristof–nytimes.com–11/20/12–Photo: Syria’s Forgotten Video

TOP 10: Half the Sky–Searing Portraits of the Challenges and Triumphs of the World’s Women

Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Half the Sky–Searing Portraits of the Challenges and Triumphs of the World’s Women: Lisa Anderson–trust.org–10/3/12

TOP 10: Starving Its Own Children

Sudan's Children are Starving: photo Dominic Nahr/Magnum Photos

Starving Its Own Children: Nicholas Kristof–nytimes.com–6/7/12–Photo: Dominic Nahr/Magnum Photos

RandomKid Founder Talia Leman Harnesses The Power Of ANYone

Talia Leman, founder of RandomKids

UPDATE October 5, 2012: Talia’s book, A Random Book About the Power of ANYone,  was published this week. Congrats, Talia!

By Stacey Gualandi/May 29, 2012

Talia Leman book

Talia’s new book came out 10/2/12

Talia Leman.  You may not recognize that name now, but you will.  When it comes to helping people around the world, she is fast becoming a household name.  Talia was just 10-years-old when she set out to assist survivors of Hurricane Katrina.  She and kids all around the country helped raise millions.

“I wanted to create a place to provide all the tools and resources for kids to achieve whatever goal they set for the world.”  Talia Leman

Now, just seven short years later, she is the C.E.O. of her own non-profit, RandomKid.  This organization is about helping kids to help others, and as a result, it creates global problem solvers.

I got the chance to talk with this teenage innovator recently on The Women’s Eye Radio Show.   And while she would deny it, Talia Leman is anything but a random kid as you’ll see in this excerpt from that interview…     [Read more...]

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TOP 10: Kristof and WuDunn’s ‘Half the Sky’ to be Televised

Nick Kristof's and WuDunn's Half the Sky book

Kristof and WuDunn’s ‘Half the Sky’ to be Televised: Natalie Culkin–womensviewsonnews.org–5/24/12

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