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Hub Stories: New Hub Member Uses Improv to Transform the Unacceptable

[Name]: Pamela Hawley

[Title]: CEO and Founder of UniversalGiving

[Areas of Expertise]: Charitable Giving, Volunteering, Social Justice, Poverty, Blogging, Sales, Business Development, Corporate Social Responsibility

[Memory Lane]:

“At the age of twelve, I was on a family trip in Mexico. My dad and I were wandering around at a traditional marketplace, and we veered off into a little cul de sac. I remember seeing so many starving children there, unwashed, maimed, some without legs… I was beyond shocked. I just remember looking at my dad in absolute awe. And the word “UNACCEPTABLE” became imprinted across my mind…” Continue reading

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Hub Stories: Harnessing the Wisdom of the Elders – Q&A with Ned Schaub

[Name]: Ned Schaub
[Areas of Expertise]: Nonprofit Consulting, Foundations, Palliative Care, Job Access and Mobility, Partnerships, Social Justice, Sustainability Planning, Business Planning

[Hub Berkeley Memory Lane]:

I was matched up with a 94 year old woman. She was in a nursing home near where I worked at the Moore foundation… The foundation had just been established and it was a crazy time. We were building everything from scratch, things were changing all the time. It was exciting but those were stressful days. Once a week I would go over and see her, and that would all just melt away. I was working 12-14 hours a day, and at that time I didn’t have a family, and I was doing this typical career thing where you’re operating with total tunnel vision. She pulled me out of that– and my isolation. Continue reading

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Hub Voices: Amro and Shakeel’s Story

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Presented by your Hub Voices Team:

Penina Eilberg-Schwartz and Amy Benziger

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