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humanitarianism | May 30th, 2019

Two Humanitarian Leaders—The Dalai Lama and Lavin Speaker Bill Strickland—Meet to Discuss the Power of Supporting Youth

As the founder of Manchester Bidwell—a revolutionary center which gives the poor and underprivileged youth access to careers—Bill Strickland is a widely-recognized leader in the world of  philanthropy. He was recently invited by fellow philanthropic leader, the 14th Dalai Lama, to discuss... Continue Reading →
humanitarianism | Jan 30th, 2013

Letters from Somalia: Lisa Shannon on Violence Against Women

The mood at Sister Somalia is somber. Co-founded by Lisa Shannon, the organization is located in Mogadishu and provides support to Somali sexual violence survivors. They were making progress, and women were speaking out against the atrocities occurring in the region. However, as Shannon explains in... Continue Reading →
humanitarianism | Jul 15th, 2012

New in Paperback: Dr. Samantha Nutt’s #1 Bestseller, Damned Nations

Lavin speaker Dr. Samantha Nutt—Founder and Executive Director of the internationally recognized War Child Canada organization—is releasing her #1 national bestselling book, Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies and Aid, in paperback this month. An award-winning humanitarian, Dr. Samantha Nutt has... Continue Reading →