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Share your love for women’s nonprofits this month

Share your love for women’s nonprofits this month Philanthropic giving by individual Americans has been steadily increasing. According to National Philanthropic Trust, Americans gave $427.71 billion in 2018 (a 0.7% increase from 2017) and the largest source of charitable giving was by individuals at $292.09 billion (68% of total giving). Nonprofits helping women and girls […]

Dr. King’s dream inspires us to have equal rights for women to lead

Dr. King’s dream inspires us to have equal rights for women to lead The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday honors the minister, civil-rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner whose accomplishments have continued to inspire generations of Americans. Dr. King’s philosophy and leadership style continues to inspire WINGS leadership. WINGS CEO and Founder, Varsha Waishampayan, […]

The Power of Giving

  The Power of Giving Charitable giving is in full-swing this time of the year, and Americans have a reputation for giving generously to charity. According to Giving USA 2019: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2018, American individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations gave an estimated $427.71 billion to US charities in 2018. […]

Resilience – Does your environment help create resiliency in you? (Day 5)

Ensure your environment helps in creating resiliency in you Making Changes in Colleges & Workplaces Link: https://www.academicimpressions.com/blog/building-student-resilience-grit/ In our final post, we showcase some real cases of how resiliency can be taught and incorporated at colleges and at the workplace. Case Study 1: Morrisville State: Morrisville State University is an agricultural and technical college in New York […]

Resilience – How Can We Cultivate Resiliency (Day 4)

  How Can We Cultivate Resiliency? Part 1: Start With Yourself We have learned two main things from researching and speaking with individuals on the topic of resiliency: Resiliency is important and is widely recognized as an essential personal quality Not enough is being done in colleges or the workplace to help people develop a […]

Resiliency: The Professional Take (Day 3)

  “Resilience is knowing that you are the only one that has the power and the responsibility to pick yourself up.” – Mary Holloway In this post, we showcase interviews we conducted with professionals of various ages and backgrounds to understand what resiliency means to the working professional. As before, our interviewees are anonymous. Interview […]

Resiliency – Voice of the Students (Day 2)

    SUCCESS IS NOT FINAL, FAILURE IS NOT FATAL. IT IS THE COURAGE TO CONTINUE THAT COUNTS. Winston S. Churchill Before we dive into all the reasons why resiliency is important and how we can cultivate a resilient mindset, let’s put into context what resiliency is. To better understand, we have interviewed two groups of people- […]