…the president and i…

like most ADBers i am hungry to go out and “do something” for the world…so, two months ago i decided that i wanted to work with president ellen johnson-sirleaf (aka. one of the smartest, most influential people alive) on re-creating the liberian healthcare infrastructure…i know, it sounds…

Sustainable South Bronx

ADB and Behance are big fans of the work and ideas that have come from Sustinable South Bronx. Talk about using innovation to break the rules and expectations, they’ve put the Bronx on the Green map, destroying the notion of trickle down “elitist” environmentalism. So we’re extremely excited that…

Sweaty Success

A palm filled roof, hot summer night air and glistening bodies doesn’t sound like the typical charity event, but that was the scene at MGIH last night. Thank you to the 250-300 of you came out in the heat to help our 3 amazing nonprofits…

Burma FINALY opens door for aid

[su_column size=”1/1″ center=”yes”] The state of Burma has been sad, infuriating and mind boggling. But finally, 5 weeks after Cyclone Nargis devastated Myanmar’s Irrawaddy Delta, the country’s leaders have granted admission to foreign relief groups. Fearing a hidden “Western agenda”, they’d only accepted funds and supplies, while…

Urban Next Summit

“If you had to rebuild your city, how would you rebuild it?” Almost three years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is still recovering from a storm that destroyed 80% of the city. While many are still struggling, New Orleans has also attracted thousands of young…

Governers Island Emerges

[su_column size=”1/1″ center=”yes”] New York is nothing without its islands, Manhattan, Staten.. hell even Brooklyn and Queens are on an island (though you’d never get anyone from there to admit it). But while rich in culture, these main islands are well entrenched in their own…