Pamela Hawley has been invited to be the keynote speaker for an evening lecture series at Pepperdine. Sponsored by the Graduate School of Education and Psychology, the series "brings leading agents of change to GSEP to discuss the challenges and opportunities in servant-leadership in communities across the world." Pamela will be the first speaker for the Fall, 2014 series.
Here is the description for Pamela's presentation:
Impacting the World Through Leadership: What's Your Story?
UniversalGiving's CEO Pamela Hawley will share her story of being powerfully impacted by the sight of poverty when she was a child, and going on to dedicate her life to service. This talk will explore how anyone can seek a calling in life, how to face the challenges along the way, and how to "choose the right ladder to climb" towards your own unique success.
Pamela’s community service began at the age of twelve; she has volunteered all over the world. She is the founder and CEO of UniversalGiving™ (www.UniversalGiving.org), an award-winning nonprofit helping people to donate and volunteer with top performing, vetted organizations all over the world. 100% goes direct to the cause! All organizations are vetted with a proprietary Quality Model™. UniversalGiving Corporate helps manage global CSR for companies, including the strategy, operations and NGO Vetting. Key clients include Cisco, Gap, BHP Billiton, Fluor, RSF Social Finance and Symantec. UniversalGiving reflects Pamela's own calling to make giving as easy as possible, for as many people as possible.
Pamela is a winner of the Jefferson Award (the Nobel Prize in Community Service), and has been invited to three Social Innovation events at the White House. UniversalGiving has been featured on the homepage of BusinessWeek, Oprah.com, CBS, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. Pamela was a finalist for Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award and is an Expert Blogger for Fast Company and CSRWire. She also writes Living and Giving, a daily blog with the mission of “Inspiring Leaders to Live with Excellence and Love.”
Find out more on Pepperdine's site!