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In Case You Missed It


September 7, 2012 BY Jenni Lee

 

Welcome to the first September edition of In Case You Missed It.  Between the start of the school year, the return of football and getting through the daily to-do list, it can be a busy time of year.  Here’s a quick rundown of news you may have missed.  Let us know what you’re reading!

  • Nick Kristof Joins the Social Good Summit: The Social Good Summit’s all-star line-up of speakers got bigger this week with the addition of New York Times columnist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Nick Kristof.  Find out who else will be speaking and register here
  • The Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action in the Spotlight: Kirsten Gagnaire, the Global Director of the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA), , talks to eHEALTH, an online and print publication, about MAMA’s work to harness mobile technologies to deliver health information to new and expectant mothers.
  • Fighting Polio at the Paralympics:  Several athletes living with polio are going for the gold at the Paralympics; they’re also raising awareness about the global effort to eradicate polio.  Read more here.
  • The Power of Pictures – Showcasing Renewable Energy: The Guardian displays a collection of stunning pictures that highlight renewable energy technologies in action.     



 

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