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The Trip A mother's wish: My daughter Megan and I recently went to Uganda to experience firsthand the incredible work being done by Street Business School (SBS).  It was so special to take this trip with Megan because we have both been involved with BeadforLife/Street Business...

Measuring Facts ~ For more than a decade of my career, I have been a nonprofit fundraiser. So, when I was presented the opportunity to join Street Business School (SBS) in Uganda this year, I came with the critical eye of a development professional. I...

Gender Balance: Every year on March 8, International Women’s Day serves as a celebration of everything women achieve and a call-to-action for advancing gender parity. This year’s theme, Balance for Better, calls on business, government and civil society to build a gender-balanced world—and it extends...

Sex trafficking is one of the worst tragedies occurring in the 21st century. Studies show that modern slavery is more prevalent today than during the Transatlantic Slave Trade’s most prolific years. The most common figures estimate there are 45.8 million people currently enslaved worldwide. 1 Of...

When I went through the list of books and articles that I read last year, I had no idea how I was going to choose the top five. It took time, but I did narrow it down. While the following “top reads” seem vastly different...

In November, Street Business School (SBS) hosted its first homecoming event for our many friends in the Colorado community. We brought our supportive community together to celebrate an evening focused on boldness and entrepreneur. More than 120 guests joined us as we pushed the envelope...

The quest for financial sustainability is in danger of becoming an unhealthy trend in which earned income is assumed to be the gold standard for all philanthropic work. Funders understandably want to know when their funding will no longer be needed. But for some funders...

The nonprofit Street Business School has been teaching Ugandan women how to launch their own businesses for more than a decade. Its programming has already reached more than 60,000 people, who increased their incomes by an average of 211 percent by starting small, locally-based businesses....