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Kelly Long

in Dayton

Treating Others with Dignity is Important...and Wonder Woman

PRESENTED ON DEC 13, 2018
IN DAYTON @ VOL 37

Kelly Long is no stranger to working with people. She was Entertainment Director of the Ohio Renaissance Festival for five years, she taught improv, stage combat, dialect and Tudor history while managing an average of 200 employees per year. 2019 will be Kelly's tenth season playing Charity in the Limeybirds, an international a capella trio specializing in music and comedy. Currently Kelly works in special events at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. She believes in social justice and not taking life so seriously.

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Growing a Community of Impact

BY SILJE GRASTVEIT
@ VOL 3 ON MAY 08, 2015

"Maybe it's a natural virus for someone who has social workers as parents, but for me I thought I had to help everyone in trouble." 

In Growing a Community of Impact from Bergen Vol. 3Silje Grastveit tells her story of what inspired her to become an entrepreneur. She started Impact Hub in Bergen, Norway, working to support social entrepreneurs. In just a few years the organization's network has spread to over 60 cities, and continues to grow. The community has reached more than 10,000 members focussing on making a positive impact in the world. Impact Hub Bergen was one of the early versions, it opened in 2011 and is the first incubator for social innovation in Norway.

This was "Presenation of the Day" Wednesday, September 29th, 2015.

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Volunteerism

BY JON COREN
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 08, 2015

Jon Coren discusses his experiences in volunteering. As a Jew, Jon is commanded to perform tikkun olam, which means repairing the world one person or one deed at a time. 

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Impact Ready

BY TIM HARTLEY
@ VOL 26 ON NOV 26, 2015

Speaker Tim Hartley is a Senior Partner at Impact Ready, specialising in social enterprise and beyond-profit business. He has mentored and supported the growth of numerous start-up enterprises in the UK; designed and facilitated summits for entrepreneurs in India, South Africa, China and Scotland; and developed impact analysis frameworks and theories of change for NGOs in South Africa, the UK and India. He has experience developing cross-sector mentoring partnerships between business and social enterprises for EY (Ernst & Young) and the SPARK homelessness project.

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The Power of Empathy

BY NICOLE ADAMS-QUACKENBUSH
@ VOL 30 ON JUN 13, 2016

"Empathy is important because it's how we connect with other people."

In a time where technology and a global community have made our world
smaller and more accessible, people appear to be less tolerant and compassionate toward their fellow human beings.In "The Power of Empathy" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol. 30Nicole M Adams-Quackenbush will show us how to understand different types of empathy and how they can be used to enhance and maintain our humanity.

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An Impact Hub in Geneva

BY KRISTA KAUFMANN
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 30, 2017

Krista Kaufman tells a beautiful story about how the Impact Hub came to life in Geneva. 

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Accelerating your social impact

BY SINAN AKKURT
@ VOL 34 ON JAN 30, 2018

In the fall of 2017, Sebastian, Anina and Sinan, all students in Maastricht and all with a background of social engagement, came to a joint realisation: the city of Maastricht is full of beautiful student-driven initiatives that have a positive social impact on the city and its inhabitants. This led them to establish ImpactLab, a public accelerator for social impact, supporting those who do good to do better and stay well. 

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What I Learned As A Woman Running for Congress

BY SHIREEN GHORBANI
@ VOL 24 ON MAR 30, 2018

Shireen Ghorbani (D) is a candidate for the United States House of Representatives in Utah's 2nd Congressional District running for accessible and affordable healthcare for every American. Shireen shares some very important lessons about being a woman in the public eye. 

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Sine Socialis: A life without social media

BY NINA BYRD
@ VOL 29 ON APR 22, 2019

Is it possible to be social without social media? As a marketer, Nina Byrd explores the impact on self and others without social media. Through a blend of personal narratives and scientific research, she explores the challenges of staying consistently connected yet balanced in a life without social media. 

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Social Architecture

BY ARI HADJIAN
@ VOL 32 ON JUL 10, 2019

The presentation talks about the concept of social architecture, currently quite popular in South America, and how to design spaces around us for maximum social impact.