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Amy’s TEDx Talk is NOW LIVE!

Please have a look at the final video from Amy’s TEDx Monterey talk!

If you feel inspired to support the project, today (Tuesday the 6th of May, thru midnight) is GiveBig day, and any donation you make THROUGH THIS LINK will be 100% tax deductible and will be S T R E T C H E D !!!

TEDx Monterey 2014 (EDGES)! Amy is Giving a TED Talk!

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Amy will be presenting a TED talk entitled “The Girl Who Knew Too Much- The Emotional Cost of Educating Girls in the Developing World.”

Tune in sometime between 11 and noon tomorrow (Saturday 26th April, Pacific time) to

Ending This Year, Feeling So Blessed!

The last 3 months have looked a lot like this…

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This is a photo Kristin took from her stool where she would perch and type up notes from every minute of footage we reviewed. I am not really sure how

A Year of Massive Thanks(for your)Giving REDUX.

 

 

 

 

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Dear Friends and Supporters: I wrote the following blog post several days ago, but it didn’t seem to go out. Please forgive me if you’re seeing this as a repeat!. 

We are preparing to send out some sweet end-of-the-year photo cards, and we have realized that we do not

Sometimes You Don’t Even Know How Many Issues You Have…

… Until someone comes along to fix them.

I had been quietly dreading this time of the year–the push time, when we’re really jamming to get all the footage organized and ready to hand off to our editor. The reason? We still had some lingering workflow problems I did not know how to deal with. Jump back a month or

The Landscape We Find Ourselves In

Looking for the Right Kind of Relationship

HERE IS A GREAT POST by Dan Cogan, who founded Impact Partners, an organization we kind of fell in love with at IFP’s Film Week.

We find ourselves in the position RIGHT THIS MINUTE of needing to plunge into attempting to secure the relationships Mr. Cogan describes, in order to bridge

A BIG year and another one about to start!

I think of the New Year as beginning in September. It’s my mindset. I taught school for ten years. Every fall I get swoony over school supplies and feel wistful when I see nervous kids in crisp clothes at bus stops. It is the time of new things and beginnings—empty notebooks,  sharpened pencils—fresh starts.

We just wrapped up a

Fifteen Minutes to Spare: The Good Pitch Chicago!

The Good Pitch is amazing. And we submitted to be considered to present in Chicago next October. Wish us luck!

Hit the “SUBMIT” button with 15 minutes to spare–a new! world’s! record!

Going Big for GiveBIG (Or: How to Get More TGWKTM For Your Money Using Other People’s Money!)

You are awesome for reading this. And Seattle is awesome. Thank you, dear reader. And thank you, The Seattle Foundation!

GiveBIG is a remarkable one-day donation ‘stretching’ event backed by a ton of great organizations, and we are honored to be part of it this year.

Then, if you are so inclined, click on the picture below to