Category Archives: Philanthropy

A Guide to Help NGOs Make Change Happen

    July 2015 brought civil society funding into the limelight. Azim Premji gave away almost half his stake in Wipro to his charitable foundation, which supports The Azim Premji Foundation and Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiative. This was overshadowed by the government’s hot pursuit of Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand’s NGO with allegations that they…

When Lying About Your Age Becomes a Necessity 2️⃣0️⃣✅

We live in an ageist society . It’s been said before and I am saying it again. Maybe forever 21 came up with their slogan on a whim but today it’s the widespread norm. There was a time when the formula youth = success was limited to the Fashion and entertainment industry. The ordinary, everyday…

Fifth Annual JSK Birthday Charity Event Benefits Sharefest

Quite often, and especially for those living in Los Angeles, becoming more self-involved than just “involved,” is an easy status quo to fall into. Our days are rife with phone calls, meetings, traffic, more meetings, (ugh—more traffic!), networking events… sometimes sleep, maybe a little R&R. Our planners fill up with copious notes regarding personal and…

Why Nursing?

 A lot of people have asked me why I decided to become a nurse…and while they are at it why not a physician? I always try to patiently explain how these roles differ and why being a nurse is my first choice, not my second or third option. Many might get angry or annoyed when…