Category Archives: World Economic Forum

Lessons Learned in Nigeria

May 21, 2014 In my last post I mentioned that I went to Nigeria with a certain stereotype in my head, only to learn from the engaged citizens in attendance at SHAPE Africa that my preconception was incomplete. This reminded me of a quote from Chimamanda Adichie’s TED Talk: “The single story creates stereotypes, and […]

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TFFT in Nigeria For Shape Africa

May 9, 2014 Africa education Global Shapers Nigeria orphaned and vulnerable children OVCs SHAPE Africa tanzania WEF World Economic Forum Meghann has been a Global Shaper in the Charlotte Hub since 2012. WEF defines the Global Shapers Community as a global network of local communities led by exceptional young people whose potential, achievements, and drive […]

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Lessons Learned at Davos

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January 31, 2013 Ban Ki- Moon Davos GAVI Alliance Global Shaper Gordon Brown Hikmet Ersek Jim Yong Kim Klauss Schwab Kofi Annan Mark Dybul Muhammad Yunus Muhtar Kent Mukesh Ambani Omobola Johnson Paul Kagame Queen Rania of Jordon The Foundation For Tomorrow The Global Fund World Economic Forum There is no question Davos is more […]

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DAVOS: A Laboratory for New Ideas

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January 23, 2013 Active Philanthropy Ahmet Bozer AM13 Charlotte Shapers Davos education Global Shapers Huffington Post Magic Mountain Muhtar Kent Narkis Alon orphan and vulnerable children Professor Schwab Resilient Dynamism Schwab Social Entrepreneur Fellows TFFT WEF World Economic Forum YGL Young Global Leaders The streets are filled with country flags, logos, snow (yes obviously!), security […]

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First Impressions of Davos

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January 21, 2013 AM13 Charlotte Shapers Davos education Global Shapers Huffington Post Narkis Alon orphan and vulnerable children Resilient Dynamism TFFT WEF World Economic Forum I raced to catch my connection in DC and immediately recognized a new “virtual friend” and fellow DC Hub Global Shaper, Peter Corbett, waiting at our gate for the Zurich […]

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and I’m off!!!

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January 21, 2013 AM13 Charlotte Shapers Davos education Global Shapers Huffington Post Narkis Alon orphan and vulnerable children Resilient Dynamism TFFT WEF World Economic Forum I’ve got my window seat confirmed; I’ve printed my boarding pass, packed my warmest gear (including my fabulous world flag scarf!!), and have 12 hours worth of reading material to […]

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#MGtakesDAVOS

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January 14, 2013 AM13 Charlotte Shapers Davos education Global Shapers Huffington Post Narkis Alon orphan and vulnerable children Resilient Dynamism TFFT WEF World Economic Forum So what’s the connection between a grassroots NGO like The Foundation For Tomorrow (TFFT) and the powerhouse World Economic Forum (WEF)? I grew up in Charlotte and went to the […]

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The Road to Davos

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January 9, 2013 AM13 Charlotte Shapers Davos education Global Shapers Huffington Post Narkis Alon orphan and vulnerable children Resilient Dynamism TFFT WEF World Economic Forum So I am sitting in the my office this week playing catch up, getting excited about all 2013 has to offer, and truly most of all, diving in deep to […]

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