The first Social Good Village launched last week at Cannes with film screenings, interviews and live performances. Global Cause Days are also a part of the Social Good Village festivities providing a deep dive into five topics: nature and environment, education, women’s empowerment, climate and innovation for good.
Today takes a look at Women’s Empowerment with a panel including Alexandre Lecouillard, Carla Ortiz, actress and producer of the film Olvidados, Virginie Cicco from Tous contre le cancer, Joanne Reay, Director Terra Mater, Rula Nassar, producer and founder of Imaginarium and Aya Al Balushi , the Founder and Managing Partner of SEAT 26.
At Horyou Village, there is an exhibition area for NGOs to present their causes and how attendees can become involved in their global projects.
“The non-profit world and its initiatives will resonate in Cannes this year, ” said Horyou founder and CEO Yonathan Parienti. “We are very happy to have non-profit organizations from our social network showcasing their contributions at Horyou Village.”
We are happy to be a media partner of Horyou Village, the very first social good village at Cannes Film Festival. The Horyou Village opened last night to great fanfare at Le Grand Hotel.
Chapelier Fou, a traditional electro musical act from France, provided live performances and “Social Good through the Arts” was showcased through five remarkable short films including CNA, Green Bronx Machine, Tous A Table, Amesip, and Ascovime.
Children everywhere deserve an exceptional education. In fact, it it their right. In Ethiopia, there is a 10-20% increase of school-age children meaning there is a greater need for educational materials. Bruktawit Tigabu, the award-winning entrepreneur and co-founder of Tsehai Loves Learning, is bringing storybooks to thousands of children in Ethiopia and needs your help. Higher Circle has launched their Opening Books to Open Doors campaign where they … Continue reading Help Send Books to Ethiopian Schoolchildren
This past weekend Mom Bloggers for Social Good had a presence at the Brands and Bloggers Summit in Chicago. This was a wonderful opportunity to spread the word about the work we do as a coalition of mom bloggers who care about pressing global and domestic issues. During the day-long summit it was wonderful speaking with a whole host of mom bloggers and niche bloggers … Continue reading Mom Bloggers for Social Good at the Brands and Bloggers Summit
There is nothing like a tangible reminder every morning with tea or coffee that as moms we have the power to make a real difference in the lives of people around the world and here at home. Today we are happy to announce we have a branded #SocialGoodMoms mug and we couldn’t be happier! We would love for you to buy one, take a creative … Continue reading Social Good Moms Mug
Can you imagine not being able to feed your children? I can’t either. I have never been in this situation, but mothers all across the Sahel are facing this dire dilemma even as I write this. In Mali in particular where one president stepped down on Sunday, another takes office on Thursday and rebels are holding the north, mothers and their children are facing an … Continue reading Can You Imagine Not Being Able to Feed Your Children?