We’re so proud of our Fellow Sarah Hernholm. What is your best advice to a younger entrepreneur hoping to follow in your footsteps? I remember when I was starting out, I felt the pressure to have the answers and know everything. It felt like I needed to overcompensate for being young and “green”. BUT this […]
I wanted to share a new blog about Dost’s story with you. I hope it sheds some light on the beginning of my co-founder and my journey to change the early learning gap in India. A month into my coaching relationship with Renee has already yielded actionable areas to work on. Can’t thank the Gratitude Network team […]
One of our Gratitude Fellows, DrinkWell, (CEO –Minhaj Chowdhury), was honored last week by the Prime Minister of Bangladesh for providing safe drinking water in capital city Dhaka. Way to go!
Gratitude Network Karim Abouelnaga’s new book is out. Here’s a description: At 17, sitting overnight in a Queens jail cell on an overblown traffic violation, Karim Abouelnaga could not have imagined in his wildest dreams that six years later he would be numbered among Forbes’ “30 under 30.” Founder and CEO of Practice Makes Perfect, an […]
Editor’s Note: The below post is part of our Alumni for Impact series, which features alumni who are making a difference in the social sector, specifically in K-12 education, impact investing, nonprofit supportive services and social entrepreneurship. In this post, Randy Haykin (MBA 1988), explains how his organization, The Gratitude Network, is working to “scale-up” social […]
By Cheryl Jennings Wednesday, October 04, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Randy Haykin likes to dream big, but he also puts his dreams into action through his charitable foundation called The Gratitude Network, which helps children locally and globally. Randy founded the Gratitude Network after a stunningly successful 25 year career in the Silicon Valley tech […]
When I first started my organization, CommonLit, a free platform for literacy resources and progress tracking tools for grades 5-12, one of the most important decisions I had to make was whether to incorporate as a nonprofit or a for-profit. Many smart people discouraged me from starting a nonprofit. The established tech startup community seemed […]