Our speakers recommend the following websites,books and music:
eCorner: Stanford University's Entrepreneurship Corner provides a free collection of over 1600 videos and podcasts, featuring lectures by today's Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders.
Entrepreneurship.org: Entrepreneurship.org is a free, online international community designed to build entrepreneurial economies as well as serve as a resource for entrepreneurs, policy makers, investors, mentors, researchers and academics around the world.
Gulf Coast Fund: The Gulf Coast fund for community renewal and ecological health is a grant making institution that supports progressive movement building in the Gulf Coast region.
Humane Society Silicon Valley: HSSV is an independent, non-profit animal shelter that has been serving people and pets for 80 years.
Living the Map: Daniel Seddiqui’s mission to explore the diverse careers, environments, and cultures offered in America by traveling to all 50 states and working 50 different jobs in 50 weeks.
One Million Lights: The mission of One Million Lights is to improve the daily lives of children and adults by providing clean and healthy lighting. We distribute environmentally friendly, rechargeable solar lights around the world, replacing dangerous and polluting kerosene lamps.
Project Gulf Impact: Project Gulf Impact’s mission is to document the economic, environmental and human health impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. This Project seeks to provide a unifying voice for residents of the Gulf and hopes to capture the social, political and environmental climate surrounding one of the greatest environmental disasters of our time.
Rising Tide Capital: Rising Tide Capital, Inc.’s mission is to assist struggling entrepreneurs and communities to build strong businesses that transform lives, strengthen families and create vibrant, sustainable neighborhoods. Their vision is to build a replicable model for high-quality entrepreneurial development services that can be locally adopted in other low-wealth communities and used as a catalyst for social and economic empowerment.
Solar Maasai: Solar Maasai follows the progress of a unique story – bringing solar power to a rural village in Africa. Barrett Raftery and his team of solar power engineers travel to the village of Emprukel in the Maasai highlands to bring power and light to the local school. They will train local youth to become solar power engineers themselves, and thus spread energy independence across the African continent.
SustainableDevelopment: Sustainable Development For All-Kenya (SDFA-Kenya) is a non-profit using Evans Wadongo’s ‘Use Solar, Save Lives program’ as its main focus program which combines the three aspects of education, environment and economic empowerment in Kenya.
Tiny Buddha: In her blog of simple wisdom for complex lives, Lori Deschene’s Tiny Buddha is about stepping back, taking time to reflect on simple wisdom, and learning new ways to apply it to our complex lives–complete with responsibilities, struggles, dreams, and relationships. The site features stories and tips about applying wisdom from readers all over the globe.
Tunes 4 the Troop: Tunes 4 the Troops is a non-profit organization founded by teenager Kaylee Marie Radzyminski to gather donated CD’s, DVD’s and books on CDs, and send them to US troops serving our country all around the world. Find out how your old CD’s and DVD’s can support this cause.
The David B. Gold Foundation: The David B. Gold Foundation is dedicated to developing positive human potential and enriching the quality of life in the communities we serve.
50 Jobs in 50 States: One Man's Journey of Discovery Across America Daniel Seddiqui’s “50 Jobs in 50 States” tells the story of one man's dream to explore the diverse cultures and industries on a seemingly impossible quest: to work at fifty jobs in fifty states in fifty weeks. ISBN-10: 1605098256 ISBN-13: 978-1605098258
Alcohol Can Be a Gas!: Fueling an Ethanol Revolution for the 21st Century David Blume’s Alcohol Can Be A Gas! Fueling an Ethanol Revolution for the 21st Century The International Institute for Ecological Agriculture is the first comprehensive book ever written on alcohol fuel production and use for home and farm. This book, which has been reviewed by scientists around the world, seeks to be the definitive reference work on the subject. ISBN13: 9780979043772 ISBN10: 0979043778
SPILL IT! The Truth About The Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Explosion: What They Said and What We Know Cherri Foytlin and Jen Reed recount the impact of the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill on local communities and the environment.
Tiny Buddha’s Handbook for Peace and Happines: by Lori Deschene is the ultimate guide of Tiny Buddha wisdom, based on some of the most popular posts and quotes from the site, www. tinybuddha.com. Through this eBook, Lori offers countless action-oriented suggestions to improve your state of mind, enhance your relationships, identify what makes you feel passionate and purposeful, and find the courage to overcome obstacles and seize your dreams. Link this to the title
BP Blues: by Drew Landry on iTunes