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Discover What's Possible

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Discover What's Possible

If you know us, you know we spend a great deal of time strategizing around ways to support social change. This past year, The Center for Social Impact Strategy at The University of Pennsylvania gave us the opportunity to join them in developing a new initiative. The result? A studio that tells stories of inspirational changemakers, and shares them alongside free tools so that anyone anywhere can take action. Not only is it exciting to put such incredible stories out into the world demonstrating progress is possible, but we love making education accessible, and this studio does exactly that.

Today, we launch, and we're so excited to see what you do with it! Let us know what you think, and feel free to reach out if you have feedback or ideas for additional stories.

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Our Favorite Moments from The Social Good Summit

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Our Favorite Moments from The Social Good Summit

For the past five years, Mashable has hosted The Social Good Summit. a two-day conference during UN Week in conjunction with The United Nations Foundation, 92nd Street Y, UNDP, and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

This year, we were thrilled to join hundreds of other global leaders, changemakers, and activists, in discussions about technology as a means for bettering our world. For those of you who were unable to be there, we thought we'd pass along our feelings of inspiration and progress by sharing our favorite key messages. 


 

Day One, alone, generated online conversation in 144 countries & 31 languages

Day Two

  • "Companies can have a social good agenda, and make money. They can drive down cost of tech but scale up." - Michael Dell, CEO of Dell
     
  • "Volunteering for more than two organizations can decrease your mortality rate by more than 40%." - Sheryl WuDunn, Author, Journalist, Speaker & Executive, and Nichola Kristof, Author, Journalist, Columnist
     
  • "Women do most of the work & earn the income; however, only own 1% of the land in Africa. Let's empower them." - Connie Britton, Actress, Singer & Producer
     
  • "For every $1 women make, they invest 90% back into their children, their communities, their world."  - Vicki Escarra, CEO of Opportunity International
     
  • "We're talking about human dignity, and that should be without borders." - Geena Rocero, founder of Gender Proud 
     
  • "The same people who contribute the least to climate change are the ones impacted the most." - Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda
     
  • "We have the power to choose. What are you doing with your power?" - Dr Jill Bolte Taylor, Brain Scientist, Public Speaker & Stroke Survivor
     
  • "We know that students learn 90% of what they teach, but only 20% of what they consume." - Mike Soskil, Teacher
     
  • "When you invest in a girl, you're also investing in her brothers, her family, her community, in society." - Michele L. Sullivan, Director of Corporate Social Innovation of Caterpillar and President of Caterpillar Foundation

Have others to add? Pass along the positivity by sharing in the comments below!

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A Message From WhyWhisper's Founder

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A Message From WhyWhisper's Founder

It would be impossible to count the number of articles and blog posts I've written throughout my career — and even so, I'm having a hard time writing this one. 

WhyWhisper is an incredibly personal venture for me, and for everyone working alongside me. It combines our professional skills and experience with our personal passions. It provides a source of income to freelancers — while also helping to increase the impact of nonprofit organizations and companies for social change. I have so much pride in what we've built, and excitement for the future, that it's difficult to slow down and draft the proper introduction. Let's give it a try.

WhyWhisper Collective is a network of freelance professionals who have come together to provide digital and social media marketing services to nonprofit organizations and impact-focused brands.

According to comScore, social media accounts for 1 of every 5 minutes spent online. This makes it the number one activity on the internet. Additionally 75% of people use social media to find or share information about brands (Mass Relevance). With social media, companies and organizations are presented with an enormous opportunity to drive awareness and convert leads across social platforms. It's no longer optional to build compelling brand stories, and that's where we come in.

Our team members have backgrounds in strategy, design, content marketing, and analytics. We've worked domestically and abroad  for large corporations and advertising agencies, as well as startups, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. In leaving the corporate world and venturing out on our own, we've found we are able to work better, more passionately, and to focus in on the clients with whom we would most like to work. 

These clients need access to many skills and services, but not necessarily all at the same time. Our model provides them with flexibility, while never compromising on talent or passion. 

Stories of progress, community, impact... they motivate us. In fact, our name, WhyWhisper, serves as a reminder to speak up for what we believe in, and we believe in our clients' work.

Whether you're interested in our services, would like to join the collective, or just want to chat, we love meeting new people and very much look forward to hearing from you.

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