Tag: Philanthropy

Against all odds: How philanthropist, Saya Doe-Sio, renews hope for women and children in Liberia

Philanthropist, Saya Doe-Sio, helping women and children in Liberia.

Annie T. Doe always wanted a child she could name after her mother.  In 1974, her ninth child was born, and she named her Saya, after her mother.  Saya went everywhere and did everything with her mother. Some of their favorite past time activities included helping those less fortunate in their local town, and this… Read More

5-hour Energy creator using his fortune to help the world

Manoj Bhargava, creator of 5 hour energy

The creator of 5-hour Energy, Manoj Bhargava, has decided to make the philanthropic move to give 99 percent of his $4 billion fortune away to fix problems that are affecting people across the globe. Bhargava is currently attempting to end the energy crisis with the creation of a stationary bike that can power a person’s… Read More

Female Entrepreneurial Spotlight: Lauren Bush Lauren

It’s easy to take advantage of a family name, but it’s even more difficult to foster merit of your own — especially when your last name credits a line of presidents.   Lauren Bush Lauren proves that the best rewards come from taking the gifts you’ve been given and creating opportunity for those less fortunate.… Read More

Pioneers in Social Entrepreneurship: Jacqueline Novogratz

Writer’s Note: This article is the first in a series that focuses on individuals who have made a contribution through business or non-profit endeavors that focus on improving the quality of people’s lives. In honor of Women’s History Month, a story will be written each week this month exploring the life of one of the many… Read More