Follow up on the Global Good Fund

CARRIE IN COLOMBIA: PATIENCE IS A VIRTUE

Learning a new language is both a humbling experience, and a grand test of patience. In my work and at home, I’m the one setting the rules and managing expectations. When it came to living in a foreign country and speaking Spanish, I had no control, which really took ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on March 20, 2018


CARRIE IN COLOMBIA: MY FAVORITE 12 HOURS

I was picked up by Manolo, GGF's VP of Strategy, on the eve of February 2nd to attend a dinner with 100 people of whom I've never met.  It was like halloween- everyone was in costume to enjoy a pre-Carnaval feast. Barranquilla's Carnaval is one of Colombia ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on March 2, 2018


CARRIE IN COLOMBIA: MY FIRST DAY

I touched down in Colombia on Tuesday, 1/23 - the country I'd be calling home for the next month. The decision to embark on this journey was sparked by a desire to completely immerse myself and my children into new cultures.  With my husband, 2.5-year-old and 7-month-old in ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Feb. 20, 2018


PHIL MICHAELS, CO-FOUNDER & CEO OF TEMBO EDUCATION, TEACHES CHILDREN WORLDWIDE VIA TEXT MESSAGE

Growing up with a unique childhood, Phil Michaels realized that children are capable of achieving anything, regardless of socioeconomic status, as long as they believe they can. Providing an education in the most imperative years of brain development is crucial for a child to overcome obstacles and lead a fulfilled ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Nov. 17, 2017


GGF Board of Director, Michael Sneed, VP Global Corporate Affairs for Johnson & Johnson

In his role as Worldwide VP, Global Corporate Affairs & Chief Communication Officer at Johnson & Johnson, Michael Sneed leads the Corporation’s global marketing, community, equity and philanthropy functions. Truly a jack-of-all-trades, Michael joined The Global Good Fund’s Board of Directors 4 years ago, bringing relevant experience in ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Nov. 3, 2017


GGF YEC MEMBER, ALEX GILROY, IS A CLINICAL SPECIALIST & WIFE WHO DONATES HER TIME TO INSPIRE YOUNG LEADERS

  Pennsylvania native, Alex Gilroy, left behind her friends and family to begin a new chapter across the country, settling down in the San Francisco Bay area. Although the biggest risk Alex has taken to date, she credits this one decision for entirely shaping her fulfilled adult life. Alex became involved ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Oct. 27, 2017


Fall 2017 Event Hosted by Karen and Fred Schaufeld & The Global Good Fund

On Wednesday, October 4th, at a beautiful property of Karen and Fred Schaufeld, Global Good Fund co-founders Knox Singleton and Carrie Rich shared the story of The Global Good Fund, the history of social entrepreneurship, and how future generations will engage in social enterprise through business, investing and philanthropy with ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Oct. 4, 2017


GGF ALUMNI, SUMMAIYA AFREEN, CREATES SOCIAL ENTERPRISE THAT HELPS WOMEN IN INDIA STAND ON THEIR OWN TWO FEET

Summaiya Afreen is the proud daughter of a man who brought up his children in an environment of freedom and self-respect. His strong sense of focus and ability to act with dignity influenced the way Summaiya carried herself through life. Toward the end of college, Summaiya watched as her peers ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Sept. 22, 2017


GGF ALUMNI, AUTUMN ADEIGBO, FOUNDER AND CEO OF ETHICAL FASHION LABEL

Growing up, Autumn Adeigbo imagined she would make a good lawyer, gifted with the ability to objectively view both sides of a situation. Or perhaps her love for animals could serve her well as a veterinarian. It wasn’t until age 19 when Autumn recognized and began to pursue her ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Sept. 15, 2017


Our CEO's Favorite Story About Hooks Johnston

  I'll never forget the first time Hooks and I had our first big meeting together.  We were meeting at the Johnson & Johnson headquarters. I'd never pitched for money before, and Hooks knew how to pitch and critique pitches with his eyes closed.  I asked Hooks what time ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Sept. 5, 2017