Brains for Hollywood

September 8, 2008

Hollywood Hill, an organization dedicated to putting Hollywood’s creative players at the forefront of social change, holds their BigBrainBoy’s Mobile Media Summit this weekend. Mobile phone fans will fly in from faraway lands underscoring the power these little communication gadgets have. Mobile apps, mobile games and mobile media roll out their best and brightest new gizmos that facilitate entrepreneurship in its purest form while mobile banking shows how one little phone can feed a nation, sort of. Read the rest of this entry »

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Goodwill Travel

June 30, 2008

After a week of luxury safari travel, Bernard Wharton, a 54-year-old Greenwhich, CT architect, decided to take his family along the crowded streets of Mukuru for one last glance before boarding their flight home. What was initially an afterthought became a life changing event as Bernard was overcome by the state of poverty the people live in, still full of smiles and kindness. Before boarding the plane home, Bernard and his wife wrote a check for $100,000 to support the construction of housing for the AIDS orphans of Mukuru. Read the rest of this entry »