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FORBES: Can Bicycles Relieve Poverty? World Bicycle Relief Says Yes

Jim Vinoski

My visit last summer with the great folks at SRAM, the bicycle parts makers headquartered in Chicago, was valuable in many ways. One of my most rewarding lessons during the trip was the introduction I received to World Bicycle Relief (WBR), an organization co-founded by one of the co-founders of SRAM. The two share office space there in the Windy City.

“It’s hard for those of us in developed nations to realize what a difference a bicycle can make,” said Dave Neiswander, CEO of WBR. “It’s an important tool – it can mean a mother getting her sick Read More “FORBES: Can Bicycles Relieve Poverty? World Bicycle Relief Says Yes”

PRESS RELEASE: Americares Responds to Puerto Rico Earthquake

Stamford, Conn. – Jan. 8, 2020 – Americares is responding to the devastating 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Puerto Rico’s southwest coast on Tuesday, killing at least one person, toppling buildings and causing power outages across the island. Gov. Wanda Vázquez declared a state of emergency and activated Puerto Rico’s National Guard, cautioning residents to prepare for additional aftershocks. Read More “PRESS RELEASE: Americares Responds to Puerto Rico Earthquake”

PRESS RELEASE: PATH names Mr. Nikolaj Gilbert as President and CEO

The team of innovators, headquartered in Seattle, welcomes global development expert to lead ambitious efforts to improve health outcomes for more than 1.4 billion people by 2030

Today, PATH is announcing that its Board of Directors has unanimously chosen global development leader Nikolaj Gilbert as PATH’s next President and Chief Executive Officer to lead the organization’s global efforts to accelerate health equity through innovation and partnerships.

Mr. Gilbert will join PATH on January 6, 2020, and will also serve as the Managing Director of Foundation for Appropriate Technology in Health (FATH), PATH’s Swiss subsidiary. He comes to PATH from his Read More “PRESS RELEASE: PATH names Mr. Nikolaj Gilbert as President and CEO”