Joy McBrien is a phoenix. Having faced personal tragedy while still a teenager, she transformed that pain into a journey out of which would rise an ethical business, the healing of herself, and the empowerment of women all over the world.
Great ideas are hard to come by, and making them happen is even more challenging.That’s why Impact Hub has teamed up with AXA, a global insurance company serving 103 million customers in 64 countries, on their Prevention with Impact Accelerator.
AXA, the number one global insurance brand (Interbrand), has partnered with Impact Hub to introduce an initiative with the goal of empowering people to live better lives through efforts to prevent health and safety risks.
Travel and Tourism now generates 9.8% of our global GDP and supports 1 in every 11 jobs in the global economy (WTTC). There is a huge potential for impact in this industry, and we want to help drive the innovation needed to make it a positive one.
Every year, American business magazine Forbes names "the brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators, and game changers" under the age of 30 to its series of prestigious regional lists.
Because of Impact Hub’s unique global reach, our quarterly Mash Up event series is able to engage people around the world on a single theme, on the same day, through PechaKucha-style presentations at local Impact Hubs. Our last Mash Up of 2016 was held November 29th on Giving Tuesday.
Since 2011, I have had the privilege to work with Impact Hub on designing, implementing, and making sense of the annual Global Maker and Member surveys.
We stopped by São Paulo on our way to Rio, where we were greeted with some seriously bad weather, rain and storms, which meant limited sightseeing and localised flooding!
As CEO of a shelter and infrastructure design studio with the vision of ending one of our biggest global challenges: homelessness,
Four locations participated in Impact Hub's fourth global MashUp event around the theme Sustainable Cities and Communities, sharing how entrepreneurs can support #11 of the UNDP's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).