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  • The end of polio, malaria, tuberculosis and infant AIDS - 4 killer digital initiatives

    The Big Push CampaignBy Patrick Doherty You don't need to be a brain surgeon to understand that basic, accessible healthcare is a human right denied to many of those in the developing world, particularly children. The good news is that we are winning the war against child mortality, as well as being very close to defeating diseases ...
    Posted to Emphasis Added (Weblog) by patrick on October 10, 2012
  • Social Good Summit - how social media and technology is changing the word for good

    By Patrick DohertyLast weekend's Social Good Summit (SGS) brought together a vast array of thinkers, innovators, philanthropists, politicians, journalists, social activists and, of course, celebrities to discuss the power of technology and social media in doing good in this world. It's easy for us to be cynical or high and mighty ...
    Posted to Emphasis Added (Weblog) by patrick on October 2, 2012
  • Doing anything special on Monday? How about helping change the world?

    By Patrick Doherty This coming weekend (September 22nd to 24th), the Social Good Summit is on again in New York City and we will be there. Held during UN Week when world leaders gather for the UN General Assembly, the event unites people from around the world around one common theme: the power of social ...
    Posted to Emphasis Added (Weblog) by patrick on September 18, 2012
  • Nice News to End the Week

    I was just honored to received an invitation to help judge the 2010 Innovation Contest of the Americas (TIC Americas), sponsored by the Young Americas Business Trust. I wrote about this organization in Young World Rising, in the context of non-government organizations that provide support, infrastructure and recognition to young entrepreneurs from ...
    Posted to Emphasis Added (Weblog) by Rob on March 5, 2010
  • Colombian Innovators Win "World of Solutions" Competition

    I just heard some great news from my friends at DUTO, SA - the Colombian start-up that developed a way for visually-impaired students to read information from computer displays through touch sensitivity. DUTO was just announced as the winner of an innovation contest called ''World of Solutions: innovations for People with Disabilities,'' sponsored ...
    Posted to Emphasis Added (Weblog) by Rob on February 3, 2010

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