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VIDEO: The Voices of Angels – Railway Primary School

    From the moment they began to sing, I just knew that music came from their souls, their heritage, OUR ancestry.   When one person led a song the others followed with enthusiasm and jubilee. When they sang together, their voices blended like a school of fish; bending, moving and flowing together as one. Each soprano,

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Little Mariam – St. Zoe Boarding School

A lawyer, a chief justice, a nurse, the President, an athlete and a UNICEF worker. These are the careers the children of St. Zoe Boarding School of the Mubende Village aspire to be. Not the agricultural workers their parents need them to be. They dream of higher heights for themselves. They see a world open

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1 Meal a Day and Still Smiling About Education

If you only had 1 meal a day, would you still keep smiling? That is the reality for the beautiful children I had the pleasure of meeting at Railway Primary School today in Kampala, Uganda. The meal these children have at school will be the only meal they have all day long. You see, their

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Anticipating Uganda!

I received a phone call a few weeks ago from the United Nations Foundation – Shot@Life Campaign that both shocked and humbled me. I was invited to attend the FIRST EVER observation trip to Uganda, Africa to see first hand the work being done on the ground with polio and measles immunizations. Since that phone

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World Changers – Social Good Summit NYC

Mashable, an organization that reports on the importance of digital innovation and how it empowers and inspires people around the world, hosts the Social Good Summit during UN Week each year in New York City. September 22-24, 2012, I was honored to be invited as a guest, along with fellow United Nations Foundation – Shot@Life Champions, and

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NYC Shot@Life Mobile Launch Party

Dancing cuties, games, food, arts, crafts, cookie decorating, and Shot@Life awareness. That was the scene during the Shot@Life Mobile Launch Party in New York City on September 21, 2012.  Shot@Life Champions, Social Good Bloggers, and their children danced to the sounds of Baby Loves Disco all night long as we learned more about the message of vaccine preventable

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Capturing Milestones – NEW Shot@Life Mobile App

As multi-tasking parents we have all had our challenges with keeping things organized. Your child’s first step, the day the bottles and diapers come to end, a lost tooth, and the first day of school. Unless you carry your baby book with you, many of these dates can get lost in the hustle and bustle

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White House African-American Women’s Forum

The White House South Court Auditorium was filled to capacity on July 29, 2012 when African-American women came together for a powerful forum. Every women’s organization that one can possibly recognize was part of the discussion hosted by the White House Office of Public Engagement and Council on Women and Girls both led by Valerie Jarrett, Senior

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VIDEO: Girls Rising – Educate Girls Around the Globe!

Along with hundreds of other organizations, we are helping to spread the word about educating girls through today’s first EVER International Day of the Girl. In conjunction with providing awareness here in the US, we also want to share the stories of girls in other countries. GirlsRising is the feature-length film at the center of 10×10’s Global Action

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Educate A Girl, Educate A Nation!

When I look at my two girls, I not only see who they are today, I see their future. Who they will become as adults, mothers, wives, intelligent business women, god-loving, productive citizens and educated women. I see the world amassed before them without limits! I consistently pour into them that nothing they imagine is

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