Convention centers sit in the middle of the tension between homeless individuals and meeting attendee perceptions. But when it comes to lending a helping hand, here is a long list of centers who refuse to be bystanders.
Nadya Okamato is the founder of PERIOD, a nonprofit, youth-oriented organization dedicated to social change for menstrual equity. Her next goal? Making PERIOD a global movement and a key component of the fight for gender equality.
Gallus Events founder William Thomson created Homeless Hackathon Glasgow, bringing together hacker participants, along with representatives from local institutions and nonprofit organizations, to yield potential solutions to homelessness. The result? Not one, but three projects currently under development.
How a society traditionally focused on keeping business travelers and overseas vacationers healthy came to organize a conference addressing one of the world’s biggest challenges — tending to the health needs of refugees and the communities that host them.