Godwin Nwoga is the focused and result driven Director of Operations of When in need foundation. He strives to ensure that the foundation remain on course with its mission and vision as well as being fiscally accountable. He brings a wealth of knowledge from his extensive experience working for Nova Capital partners, Royal Bank of Scotland and Diamond Bank Plc Nigeria. On a day to day basis, Godwin directs the operations of a blossoming health care agency in Philadelphia, PA.
An alumnus of the World Bank Institute, Washington D.C, Godwin holds a Masters degree in Operations Management from the University of West of England, Bristol, United Kingdom. His interests lie in operations and project management, risk management, business development, strategy and innovation. Godwin is a member … [Continue reading...]
Dr. Chetachi Nwoga-Ecton is Founder and CEO of When in Need Foundation (WIN). WIN was born out of Chetachi’s lifelong virtues of selflessness and compassion for the powerless, needy, defenseless, and downtrodden and people with limited opportunities. These virtues are typified in the other organizations which she is associated with. Prior to establishing When in Need, she founded a blossoming healthcare agency providing compassionate services to intellectually and developmentally disabled individuals in Philadelphia, PA. These virtues were further strengthened as she earned her Bachelor of Science degree and Postgraduate diploma from Widener University, where she majored in Social Work.
As Chief Executive Officer of When In Need foundation, she brings her tenacity, inspiration, … [Continue reading...]
GREAT CORPORATE AND HUMAN CITIZEN SHARES HIS GOOD NEWS
JERRY GREENFIELD AND HIS LONG-TIME FRIEND AND BUSINESS PARTNER BEN COHEN ARE THE MEN BEHIND ONE OF THE MOST TALKED-ABOUT, AND LEAST CONVENTIONAL SUCCESS STORIES IN AMERICAN BUSINESS. CO-FOUNDER OF BEN & JERRY’S HOMEMADE, INC., GREENFIELD HAS HELPED TO BUILD A STORE FRONT VENTURE INTO A $300 MILLION ICE CREAM EMPIRE BY MAKING SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND CREATIVE MANAGEMENT STRENGTHS, RATHER THAN WEAKNESSES.
GREENFIELD WAS BORN FOUR DAYS BEFORE HIS FUTURE BUSINESS PARTNER IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, HE GREW UP AND WENT TO SCHOOL IN MERRICK, LONG ISLAND. IT WAS THERE THAT HE FIRST MET COHEN IN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL. AFTER GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL WITH A NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP UNDER HIS BELT, GREENFIELD ENROLLED AT OBERLIN COLLEGE.
IN … [Continue reading...]
Publisher/editor-in-chief/author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, the #1 self-help series
Just as millions are focusing on their physical appearance in the new year, many are looking to focus on their inner beauty. Topics such as “self-improvement”, “finding inner strength”, and “the power of forgiveness” are just a few of the useful subjects that Newmark speaks about as she passes along the real-life lessons and useful tips she has picked up from reading and editing thousands of inspirational and aspirational true stories in the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series.
Newmark has been a writer, speaker, financial analyst and business executive in the worlds of finance and telecommunications for over thirty years. As publisher of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, she … [Continue reading...]
The Hong Kong – United States economic and trade ties grew from strength to strength last year, with more direct flights, bumper trade and cooperation in combating tax evasion, said Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs, USA, Mr Clement Leung today (February 19, New York time).
Speaking at the Chinese New Year Spring Reception organised by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York (HKETONY), Mr Leung said that international airlines opened new direct flights to Seattle, Dallas/Fort Worth and Newark, adding that Cathay Pacific Airways will launch its inaugural direct flight from Hong Kong to Boston in May.
Hong Kong imported US$40 billion worth of U.S. goods last year (2014), and improved access for US agricultural products and made the city the most open market … [Continue reading...]
I have the devil on one shoulder and the angel on the other with a Hamster running on a wheel in the middle that falls over from exhaustion from listening to both of them fighting with each other. I was asked by my parents to come back home to live, take care, protect and love them till the die. My father died in my arms on April 5th at 6:11Am.When I look at my mothers face and into her eyes and she asks me ”what’s going to happen to me “ She’s 96 scared to death that she will be alone and abandoned as she has been by my brothers and her grandchildren. My whole life flashes before my eyes. I say “Mother don’t worry everything is going to be all right. You’re just getting a little older. Dad left you with this beautiful apartment and this beautiful view of Central Park that is God’s … [Continue reading...]
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Thursday October 23th 6:00 − 10:00
Saturday October 25th 1:00 − 6:00
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My work is a play between the conscious and the subconscious mind. My objective is to achieve a space that is intuitively balanced in light, color and motion. One that speaks to our strength, vulnerability, and our awakening within. I am fascinated with exploring the contrasts in my paintings, the transparent versus the opaque, flatness versus density, big open, loose marks versus stillness. All these disparate and yet harmonious elements together create light and reflection on the Plexiglass surface.
Because I paint in reverse on Plexiglass, there is always an element of surprise. I work back and … [Continue reading...]
Shape Magazine Editor-At-Large Bahar Takhtehchian
If you have been slacking on your new year’s resolution to get healthy, don’t fret… there is still time to firm up and get in shape before summer is in full swing – even if you have a packed schedule or are not a gym person.
Bahar Takhtehchian, Editor-At-Large of Shape magazine, will share insider tips on how to look fabulous this summer. Dieting and working out is not for everyone so instead, Bahar advocates changing the way we think about our bodies and weight, and focusing on how to feel great and look fabulous from head to toe.
Bahar will discuss some of the easiest ways to get your body in shape for summer such as:
•Feeling good also means looking good: Positive emotions and body perceptions are the first step to getting in shape … [Continue reading...]
Interview With: Dr. Gary W. Harper, Ph.D., M.P.H, Professor, Department of Psychology; Director, Master of Public Health Program, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois
Interview Focus: April’s National Volunteer Month spotlights opportunities around the nation and invigorates people to give back to their community. Dr. Gary Harper, a professor at DePaul University in Chicago and a board member with the National Runaway Switchboard, can address the psychological effects of volunteering and discuss how communities can get involved in combating the runaway crisis – an issue that affects youth nationwide.
Dr. Harper to also discuss what are the latest findings from NRS’ trend report that show who is running and what their issues are, along with local call statistics. In fact, the latest trend … [Continue reading...]