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2020 Vision: Charting the Path

by Jim King Change University has primarily provided information related to Global Change and Global Change Makers via our website www.ChangeUniversity.org.  We have hoped that this information would be inspirational and educational to future makers of global change. NOTE: If you missed any of the blog posts about our most recent three Champions of ChangeU, […]

Not For Sale!

by Jim King   46 MILLION SLAVES IN THE WORLD IN 2016!!! IN 167 COUNTRIES!!! (https://www.globalslaveryindex.org/findings/)   Do those statistics make you mad? They make David Batstone mad! Do you know how close those numbers live to you??? Our newest Champion of ChangeU David Batstone does!     And he decided to do something – many somethings […]

This is LOVE…This is HOPE

  by Jim King w/ contributions by Emily Smith   Economic freedom for more than 1,700 women. Over 9,200 nights of safe housing for women recovering from life on the street. $1,000,000 in salaries and wages for women survivors. 20 social enterprise partners from 16 countries on 5 continents.   Welcome to Thistle Farms…and Becca Stevens, the […]

Fully Alive

by Jim King   “I had to figure out how to navigate the darkness.” These words ring in each of our ears when we are faced with the destruction of natural disasters; when we are trying to understand deadly attacks on human-kind; when loved ones die; when the helpless and marginalized are taken advantage of; […]

What in the World…

by Jim King   What in the world is a Harvard MBA doing in the poverty riddled areas of San Jose, Costa Rica? Making a difference in the lives of children that live in those poverty riddled areas! Champion of ChangeU Chris Dearnley, the Harvard MBA, would not have it any other way.  Chris is […]

How One Person Rallies Many to Effect Change

  This blog post is the second in the series on Kenneth Lander and THRIVE Farmers.  If you have not yet read Part 1, you will find it at: http://changeu.wpengine.com/uncategorized/theres-no-crying-in-baseball/   Part 2 is taken in its entirety (text only and with minimal editing) from the website of The Coffee Compass.  You may access the […]

“Goud” Sight!

by Jim King   NO!  We did not misspell the title of this week’s blog post.  This week’s blog post is about a special type of sight – “Goud” Sight.  The post is about ChangeU’s newest Champion of Change, Dr. A. Saibaba Goud.  While holding numerous titles, this blog post will focus on Dr. Goud […]

Sister Love!

  Intro Change University is excited to share that Jessica Courtney is our newest Champion of ChangeU!  Jessica’s passion for fairness and justice compels her toward the broken, forgotten people of the world. It’s what carried Jessica and her husband Jeremy to Iraq during the height of war and what led them to establish Preemptive […]

Huge Feet to Follow!

by Jim King In April of this year, I had the opportunity to meet and visit with Dr. Pramath Sinha in Delhi, India, thanks to our common friend, Amardeep Kahlon.  While you might not have heard of Dr. Sinha before this blog post, I know that after you read this post you will not forget […]

I am jealous of Troy Anderson!

by Jim King To be fair, I don’t think that I am really jealous of Troy. Maybe a little envious.  But not jealous.  In fact, I don’t think that I know Troy well enough, personally, to be jealous.  To the best of my recollection I have met Troy face-to-face only one time – near the […]