31st Jan, 2017

#ImpactChamps in the Community: African American Family Day 2016

By | January 31st, 2017|Community outreach, Community service, Inspiration, Leadership, Nonprofit, Social impact, Uncategorized|0 Comments

On Saturday, October 29, 2016, Geena Agbangnin, URG Associate and Outreach Champion, participated as a Social Media Coordinator volunteer for African American Family Day! Check out her reflections on the event! African American Family Day (AAFD) 2016 was an awesome day of fun, food and information, held at Hamilton High [...]

14th Jan, 2016

The Force: Is It Strong in Your Organization?

By | January 14th, 2016|Business advice, Business events, Business insights, Inspiration, Nonprofit, strategy, Women, Women entrepreneurs|0 Comments

Like the nation (and soon, the world), we’ve got Star Wars fever over here at URG! I haven’t seen the newest one just yet (so no spoilers in the comments!), but have binge-watched the classic episodes to get up-to-speed. Besides Darth Vader’s legendary asthmatic wheeze, much of the franchise’s lore is built around this concept of the “Force”. Obi Wan Kenobi speaks of it; galactic swashbuckler Han Solo questions it. But what is it? […]

10th Nov, 2014

Women Business Owners, Powerful Night!

By | November 10th, 2014|Business advice, Business events, Business insights, Empowerment, Global business, International, Marketing, Mission, Networking, Nonprofit, Uncategorized, Women, Women entrepreneurs|Comments Off on Women Business Owners, Powerful Night!

Since the weather has been warmer (though it’s November!), I thought I’d take the opportunity to reflect on an event that Urban Rising Group co-sponsored and I attended in August. I am a pro bono consultant and member of the Anakazi Center for Women Empowerment and Development (Anakazi Center) an organization which focuses [...]