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goodpurpose Goodies: Weekly Inspiration From Around the Web



It’s Friday, Friday, Friday! In today’s round-up, we encourage you to check out Mashable’s Social Good Summit, Newsweek/The Daily Beast’s list of the best (and worst) places to be a woman and a TED talk in which Sasha Dichter of The Acumen Fund discusses his Generosity Project.

Mashable’s Social Good Summit

If you haven’t already checked out the news pouring out of the Summit, you should. Mashable’s Social Good Summit has covered everything from recently-launched games for good to how digital tools can be used to promote peace in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, to new social enterprises competing for cash. Definitely worth a thorough read.

The Best (And Worst) Places to be a Woman

“Newsweek/The Daily Beast analyzed dozens of data points for 165 countries to determine which countries offer women the most expansive rights and the best quality of life.” The top ten are:

    • Iceland
    • Sweden
    • Canada
    • Denmark
    • Finland
    • Switzerland
    • Norway
    • U.S.
    • Australia
    • Netherlands

To see the full list, click here.

For details on methodology, visit

Sasha Dichter: The Generosity Experiment

In this newly-released TED talk, Sasha Dichter of the Acumen Fund discusses his “Generosity Experiment,” in which he said yes to everyone who asked for money for 30 days.

Sasha Dichter: The Generosity Experiment from TED Blog on Vimeo.

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