Being the Change: Our Family & Partners Featured in 2015 Annual Report

Being the Change: Our Family & Partners Featured in 2015 Annual Report

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We’re thrilled to share with you a year of compassion in action by our U.S. and global family and grantee partners. — Suzanne Skees, Founder/Director   Skees Family Foundation 2015 Annual ReportRead more
Welcome to the Family: Announcing Skees Family Foundation’s 2015 Partners

Welcome to the Family: Announcing Skees Family Foundation’s 2015 Partners

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 By Suzanne Skees for Skees Family Foundation   We laughingly call SFF “the world’s tiniest foundation with the mightiest ambition” to end poverty worldwide, in our lifetime. How? As Steve Jobs put it, “We have gone to exceptional lengths...Read more
Announcing Our New Book Project! MY JOB: Real People at Work Around the World

Announcing Our New Book Project! MY JOB: Real People at Work Around the World

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Our family and foundation team are thrilled to announce the launch of our book project. Here, we disclose the what, why, who, when, and how of MY JOB. While you clock in each day to a job you may love or hate, our director, Suzanne, along with a network of experts and...Read more
Scooping International News While Empowering Women: Global Press Institute

Scooping International News While Empowering Women: Global Press Institute

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Once upon a time, a young American woman landed her dream job — and then gave it to someone else. Ten years later, she’s creating a sustainable new model for international journalism that provides jobs and empowers women all over the world.    By...Read more
On Closing Vittana: What Happens When a Social Enterprise Fails

On Closing Vittana: What Happens When a Social Enterprise Fails

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Vittana’s former COO, Kate Cochran, shares the painful decision to close operations, and challenges social entrepreneurs to continue the important work of increasing access to higher education for young adults all over the world.   Editor’s note:...Read more