Whitney Schaefer

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How Eight Impact Hubs Created International Mobilization For Stories of Change

1 September 2017 | Whitney Schaefer
Sparknews has been growing a movement to build a better world by changing the way we talk about it, and this year, we wanted in on the conversation. 

Eugénio de Almeida Foundation Hosts Impact Hub’s Next Level Strategy Workshop

27 June 2017 | Whitney Schaefer
Today, a key team of Impact Hub staff, board members, and external partners will convene in UNESCO World Heritage Site Évora, Portugal for a week-long strategy workshop hosted by the Eugénio de Almeida Foundation (EAF).

Impact Journalism Day: Rewriting The Future

22 June 2017 | Whitney Schaefer
Unemployment affects 201 million people in the world. One in nine people are undernourished, while one third of all the food produced is thrown away. Eight people own the same wealth as half of the world’s population.

AXA and Impact Hub Select Three Finalists for Risk Prevention Challenge

6 June 2017 | Whitney Schaefer
After a month-long virtual scouting effort led by Impact Hub across a global network of 16,000+ social innovators, AXA has chosen the three finalists for its Prevention with Impact accelerator program.

Impact Hub Partners with IEF to Expand Presence to India

4 May 2017 | Whitney Schaefer
IEF Entrepreneurship Foundation and Impact Hub have partnered to support the development of sustainable Impact Hubs in India. The initial focus will be to develop two Impact Hubs, one in a large metro and another in a smaller tier 2 town. 

AXA and Impact Hub Launch Accelerator To Improve Health and Safety

21 February 2017 | Whitney Schaefer
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. 

Booking.com Partners With Impact Hub on Sustainable Tourism Startup Accelerator

6 February 2017 | Whitney Schaefer
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. 

Ten Impact Hub Entrepreneurs Named To 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe, U.S.

31 January 2017 | Whitney Schaefer
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.

Solving Homelessness Through Good Design

22 November 2016 | Whitney Schaefer
As CEO of a shelter and infrastructure design studio with the vision of ending one of our biggest global challenges: homelessness,

Let's Get Digital: World Tunes In To Fourth Global Impact Hub MashUp

25 October 2016 | Whitney Schaefer
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).
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