Follow up on the Global Good Fund

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


GGF ALUMNI JASON PANDA CREATES A CHIC CONDOM BRAND WITH A SOCIAL MISSION

A law school graduate, world traveler, corporate attorney making well over six figures - Jason Panda had accomplished many things in life that would classify him as “successful.” But something was missing. After a sleepless night in his New York City office, Jason realized that in order to truly be fulfilled ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Aug. 30, 2017


GGF ALUMNI ZHIHAN LEE, CEO OF BAGOSPHERE, EMPOWERS YOUNG ADULTS TO IMAGINE A BRIGHTER FUTURE

Growing up, 2016 Global Good Good Fund Alumni Zhihan Lee didn’t have a plan to change the world. He was brought up in a nurturing family that, although not particularly ambitious, provided such love and care that he was inspired to spread this to others. Enter BagoSphere, the social ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Aug. 25, 2017


GET PERSONAL WITH GLOBAL GOOD FUND ALUMNI, SARA POTLER LAHAYNE, FOUNDER AND CEO OF MOVE THIS WORLD

Welcome to our newest blog series, "GGF Alumni - Where Are They Now?" Below we reintroduce you to Sara Portler LaHayne, Founder and CEO of Move This World, and tell the story of her exponential impact following her 2014 Global Good Fund Fellowship. At the age of 15, Global Good Fund ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Aug. 15, 2017


Meet 2017 Diana Davis Spencer Fellow Charlene Brown, CEO of Reciprocare

Today marks the 6th week of our blog series, "Social Entrepreneurs, They're Just Like Us!" Also, there are only 10 days left to apply for The Global Good Fund Fellowship Program.   Today, we want to introduce you to Dr. Charlene Brown, the CEO of Reciprocare. Charlene is part of ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on June 21, 2017


Meet 2017 Johnson & Johnson Health Fellow Francesca Fedeli, President of Fight The Stroke

We hope you are enjoying getting to know our 2017 changemakers through our blog series, "Social Entrepreneurs - They're Just Like Us!"  This week we are pleased to introduce you to Francesca Fedeli. 2017 Johnson & Johnson Health Fellow Francesca Fedeli is an accomplished speaker, social activist, mother and the ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on June 14, 2017


Meet 2017 Global Good Fund Fellow Ryan Gersava, Founder of Virtualahan

Happy Wednesday, and welcome to the 4th installment of "Social Entrepreneurs - They're Just Like Us!". Meet 2017 Global Good Fund Fellow Ryan Gersava, Founder of Virtualahan. 2017 Global Good Fund Fellow Ryan Gersava is a 23-year old youth leader, which makes him our youngest Fellow this year, a Hep ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on June 5, 2017