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  • Get to Know Givology-Olivia Lu

    [img]https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/lGKItIoymThSsJCekq33yFfsmRAKnkDrA_vQgbADDLZ19IEyvvNs8dePe8hGjBuFRd9ExalxuzxRgkmpI56xN8cnPZtwa2IF9GCEwYHHHWfo230D1v8X64fqmAn6nFdQ0aUuaIjD[/img] My name is Olivia Lu and I’m a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Virginia. My interests revolve around computer science, aerospace, and design. In the coding world, I’ve worked on projects ranging from Artificial Intelligence to web development and I’m constantly learning something new. In the past, I’ve designed space exploration missions at NASA Langley Research Center and Wallops Flight Facility. I currently volunteer at the National Air and Space Museum, where I teach visitors on topics such as meteorites, space suits, and Mars. Although I attend a STEM-orientated high school, I also like to experiment as a self-taught artist. Recently, I’ve been on exhibit at the National Building Museum and worked at the Hirshhorn Museum. How did you find Givology and what made yo...
  • Our Presentation at the 2017 IYLA Conference at the UN

    [img]/images/user/1842_2332255045341833615.png[/img] [url=http://webtv.un.org/watch/global-peace-foundation-international-young-leaders-assembly-iyla-2017/5543137793001/]Our CEO presented at the IYLA 2017 Conference at the United Nations on the topic of moral leadership, highlighting microvolunteering [/url] [Transcript below of the video] Hello everyone - it’s truly a delight to be here today with all of you. To introduce myself, my name is Joyce Meng and I am the CEO / Co-Founder of Givology (www.givology.org), an online giving marketplace for education that connects donors to grassroots education projects and student scholarships around the world. Since our founding nine years ago, we’ve grown our network to over 50 grassroots partnerships in 30 different countries, with 18 chapters globally, 70k registered donors, over 3k students helped, and hundreds of volunteers involved. When we launched Givology, we had three major objectives. First, we wanted to democratize philanthropy in...
  • Get to Know Givology - Maura Fortino

    [font=OpenSansRegular, arial, sans-serif][img]/images/user/1842_4288424898347339819.png[/img][/font] My name is Maura Fortino and I graduated from Capital University in May of 2016 with a Bachelors Degree in Public Relations. I played soccer growing up and all through out college. In my free time I enjoy reading, writing, and traveling. [font=OpenSansRegular, arial, sans-serif][b]How did you find Givology and what made you want to join the organization?[/b][/font] [color=#555555]I found Givology through a quick internet search. I was looking to get more involved with different nonprofits and I happened to stumble upon Givology. Education is really important to me, so I really felt a connection to their mission and liked that it was an organization I could volunteer with whenever, wherever. [/color] [font=OpenSansRegular, arial, sans-serif][b]What does Givology’s mission mean to you?/Why is Givology’s mission important to you?[/b][/font] [font=OpenSansRegular, arial, sans-serif]I att...
  • Want To Learn More About Education Around the World? Check These Out!

    These infographics show unbelievable statistics and facts about education in different countries around the globe. Check out Givology now to find out how you can help more children across the world have access to a better education! [font=OpenSansRegular, arial, sans-serif][img]/images/user/1842_700136646262445065.png[/img][/font] Tonnu, Tracy. “Here Are The 100 Best Education Infographics.” Visual News, 9 June 2016, [url=http://www.visualnews.com/2016/06/14/100-best-infographics-education/]www.visualnews.com/2016/06/14/100-best-infographics-education/[/url]. [img]https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/zEDHYsWBEyjE6ZzneDUc_RKxIrX5McsDIGySmHPxNDiy1tv3mXPAV4hh7b_aHr5xom0SaiiNgImZfu0vq5RPafnqJKcb1Ua38zMryNNzeNtRLeBeJmXhaCg26PIBqbSSxltelUV7[/img] “Education as a Platform for Peace: Uganda's Transition.” Education as a Platform for Peace: Uganda's Transition | World Education Forum 2015, en.unesco.org/world-education-forum-2015/reportage/supporting-teachers-learning-uganda-0. [img]htt...
  • Givology Impact Series #13: Givewell

    Check out our latest Givology Impact Series Podcast with Givewell on [url=https://soundcloud.com/givology/givology-impact-series-13-givewell]SoundCloud[/url] and now [url=https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/givology-impact-series-podcast/id1271456774?mt=2]iTunes[/url] too! [font=OpenSansRegular, arial, sans-serif][img]/images/user/1842_97989503988905677.png[/img][/font] Here's the full transcript: Delaney: Welcome to the Givology impact series podcast in which we share the experiences of social entrepreneurs and changemakers around the world. Today we're going to be talking about the organization Givewell, which is a nonprofit that analyzes qualitative and quantitative data from charities around the world to find which giving opportunities need your donation the most. I'm Delaney, joined by my co-host Vandana. Today we are honored to have guest Catherine Hollander on our call. She's been working at Givewell since 2015 as a research analyst focusing on outreach. She i...