Let's call her by the name of Su.
She lost her job a few years ago because of a company reorg. It was after she had spent a decade building her career with the company. At first, she felt like she had no sense of purpose. She was single then and dedicated most of her time to work.
On this podcast, Joanna shares about how Giving is Social started, what the book The Giving Back Guidebook is about, and what this pandemic has been like for her and her family.
With everything that is going on in our world, it’s evident that there are lots of people that need our assistance in one way or another. Not a single day goes by without newsrooms giving sad news that make one wish they had the power to change people’s lives for the better.
You wait anxiously for a response. Your boss clears his throat as you watch his eyebrows speak on the screen. You’ve mastered these video calls being the new way of working during this lockdown. But you’re still far from figuring out your boss.
Katherine was a high-flying executive in a tech company in ?? Singapore. As a bachelorette, she only had work and a very active social life to focus on. This is not to say that she wasn’t busy. If anything, she ran only six hours of sleep on average, rushed her lunch at work often to attend back-to-back meetings, and to drive global projects to completion. In 2016, she approached me to ask if there’s anything she can do for Giving is Social. I gave her a list of options. After that meeting, I didn’t hear from her for a long time.
Check out this #GenerosityStory interview I’ve had with Irene Catiter-Gutierrez, a corporate executive for Autodesk Singapore who’s made volunteering part of her lifestyle.
Irene was introduced to me by a friend in university in 2011. She happens to be working in Singapore too when I first met her. Instantly, she got drawn to the concept of what we do at Giving is Social—which is to inspire, inform and connect givers.
To this day, she is probably one of the the longest-time and strongest supporters of Giving is Social, and she’s a source of encouragement all the time!
Here’s part 2 of my interview with her for our #GenerosityStories.
We've been getting this question in many forms. Like, "Can you help improve their system?", "What has happened to our donations to XYZ?", "Are you a Co-founder of these groups?", etc.
I really want to be able to give, but I don’t think I have enough to give. What can I do?
Cybersex trafficking is a type of sex trafficking that was unimaginable before the digital age. Suddenly, children are exposed to a global web of predators.