Thunderbird for Good

Thunderbird for Good

Creating prosperity through business education for all!

Thunderbird for Good provides learning experiences for non-traditional students who utilize business and management skills to fight poverty, secure peace, and improve living conditions in their communities.

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1,000 Signatories Join the UN Global Compact Network USA in Advancing the Corporate Sustainability Initiative of the UN Secretary-General | News 03/05/2023

Thunderbird School of Global Management congratulates Network USA for the incredible milestone of reaching 1000 signatories. We’re proud to be Network USA’s Academic Partner in their journey to advancing sustainable and responsible business practices in the US. Can’t wait to see what the future holds for Network USA!.

https://www.globalcompactusa.org/news/1000-signatories-join-the-un-global-compact-network-usa-in-advancing-the-corporate-sustainability-initiative-of-the-un-secretary-general

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1,000 Signatories Join the UN Global Compact Network USA in Advancing the Corporate Sustainability Initiative of the UN Secretary-General | News The UN Global Compact Network USA (Network USA), the American chapter of the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, is pleased to announce that it now has 1,000 signatories in its network. To support its growth, the organization appointed new leadership in engagement and programming.

24/01/2023

On Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 9:00 AM -11:00 AM (MT), United Nations Global Compact will launch its SDG Innovation Report at our F. Francis and Dionne Najafi Thunderbird School of Global Management Global Headquarters. This report discusses the importance of innovation in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals and offers guidance to companies on how they can innovate to advance the United Nations Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. In addition, Network USA will host a panel discussion highlighting Network USA's SDG Innovation Program for Young Professionals.

In-person tickets to Network USA's launch event are limited and available on a first come, first-serve basis. The event will also be live-streamed, and you can register to watch. To read more or request a ticket for the launch event, click here: https://lnkd.in/eQHsk-C2

08/12/2022

¡EN VIVO! ⭕️🎥
No te pierdas el lanzamiento del Proyecto LibrES: Por un El Salvador sin Violencia de Género. Thunderbird School of Global Management orgullosos de participar como parte de este proyecto con Arizona State University
📅 Día: Viernes 9 de Diciembre del 2022
⏰ Hora: 8:30 a.m.
📍 Lugar: Facebook Live

Embajada de los Estados Unidos en El Salvador Arizona State University Asmujeres Elsalvador Fundación Empresarial para la Acción Social (FUNDEMAS) Movimiento Salvadoreño de Mujeres ASPRODE Urban Strategies Universidad Francisco

¡EN VIVO! ⭕️🎥

No te pierdas el lanzamiento de nuestro Proyecto LibrES: Por un El Salvador sin Violencia de Género.

📅 Día: Viernes 9 de Diciembre del 2022
⏰ Hora: 8:30 a.m.
📍 Lugar: Facebook Live



Embajada de los Estados Unidos en El Salvador Arizona State University Asmujeres Elsalvador Fundación Empresarial para la Acción Social (FUNDEMAS) Movimiento Salvadoreño de Mujeres ASPRODE Urban Strategies Universidad Francisco Gavidia

09/08/2022

Rangina Hamidi, professor at the Thunderbird School of Global Management and former Minister of Education of Afghanistan, is being included in a proposed panel for in Spring 2023. On August 9, PanelPicker community voting starts. If you want a say in 2023 programming, now is your chance! community voting is now open.https://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/130085

Timeline photos 10/06/2022

Congratulations to another cohort of Young SDG Innovators, a program sponsored by United Nations Global Compact. We are proud to continue providing opportunities for young talent to collaborate and accelerate business innovation.

This week, Thunderbird is hosting The Young SDG Innovators with a program sponsored by UN Global Compact, where participants engaged in sessions on sustainability that the Innovators can bring back to their individual global organizations. The Young SDG Innovators provides an opportunity for participating companies of the UN Global Compact to identify young talent within their organizations to collaborate and accelerate business innovation. To learn more about the program: https://bit.ly/3aH7V3t

The U.S. men's and women's soccer teams will be paid equally under a new deal 19/05/2022

US Soccer has announced new, landmark labor deals that provide equal pay to the US Women's and US Men's National Teams.

Included in the deals:

The world’s first-ever agreement to share prize money from the men’s and women’s World Cups 🏆

The new collective bargaining agreements will run through 2028. https://www.npr.org/2022/05/18/1099697799/us-soccer-equal-pay-agreement-women

The U.S. men's and women's soccer teams will be paid equally under a new deal The new collective bargaining agreements will run through 2028 and will also include the "equalization" of World Cup prize money, the organization announced.

Photos from Thunderbird for Good's post 10/05/2022

It’s that time of year… graduation!!! Congratulations to all Thunderbird for good student workers on your well-deserved success. We are so happy to share in the excitement of your graduation day, and so very proud of you, too!

Thunderbird grad hopes to create change at intersection of business, social impact 02/05/2022

Congratulations Pedro Gorozpe Aguilar, one of our Thunderbird for Good student. Now, as he graduates this spring with a Master of Global Management, Gorozpe Aguilar reflects on what drove him to a place like Thunderbird.

https://news.asu.edu/20220426-thunderbird-grad-hopes-create-change-intersection-business-social-impact?fbclid=IwAR30DtMnfrZyY2SOGpCl2QHPVE7lEQcsYHUkE-vE4NGFJkQvO8FQDcbviq4

Thunderbird grad hopes to create change at intersection of business, social impact “I knew I was home when I chose to enroll.” Those are the words Pedro Gorozpe Aguilar used to describe his time at the Thunderbird School of Global Management at ASU. Now, as he graduates this spring with a Master of Global Management, Gorozpe Aguilar reflects on what drove him to a place like T...

ASU leaps to No. 2 globally for UN Sustainable Development Goals, retains top US spot 28/04/2022

Arizona State University has been recognized as a global leader in sustainability efforts, coming in second in the world and first in the U.S. in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings released Wednesday.

https://news.asu.edu/20220427-global-engagement-asu-leaps-no-2-globally-un-sustainable-development-goals-retains-top-us

ASU leaps to No. 2 globally for UN Sustainable Development Goals, retains top US spot Arizona State University has been recognized as a global leader in sustainability efforts, coming in second in the world and first in the U.S. in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings released Wednesday.

Imelda Hartley, la mexicana que venderá tamales en el Super Bowl 22/04/2022

Congratulations to Imelda, DreamBuilder graduate, for her Happy Tamales business being selected as a supplier in the Super Bowl LVII Business connect program. We are thrilled to see that your dreams are now a reality. ¡Felicidades Imelda!

Imelda Hartley, la mexicana que venderá tamales en el Super Bowl La emprendedora dedica sus esfuerzos para empoderar a mujeres víctimas de violencia

Education Forward Arizona, Freeport-McMoRan Expand Partnership - 19/04/2022

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation announced a $6 million investment to increase access to higher education for 200 Native American students as part of an expanded partnership with Education Forward Arizona. https://frontdoorsmedia.com/news/education-forward-arizona-freeport-mcmoran-expand-partnership/

Education Forward Arizona, Freeport-McMoRan Expand Partnership - The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation announced a $6 million investment to increase access to higher education for 200 Native American students as part of an expanded partnership with Education Forward Arizona. This partnership expansion will support two cohorts of 100 Native American students, providing....

After Unprecedented Turnaround, Thunderbird Soars Again 07/04/2022

Message from the Dean:
This week, as we convene for Thunderbird’s 75th anniversary and grand opening, we also celebrate the school’s history – one marked by peaks and valleys. Our new global headquarters symbolizes new beginnings built on dreams, with a vision towards the future. Four years ago, we faced a skeptical world that did not believe Thunderbird could rise from its past. But today, Thunderbird soars higher than ever. Read more about our historic transformation – and all that is to come – in this feature from Poets&Quants. https://yhoo.it/37ovBaR

After Unprecedented Turnaround, Thunderbird Soars Again The F. Francis and Dionne Najafi Thunderbird Global Headquarters at ASU’s downtown Phoenix campus is perhaps the most obvious sign of the school’s recent turnaround. (Photo Credit: Thunderbird School of Global Management) Founder’s Day ... The post After Unprecedented Turnaround, Thunderbird S...

FWA Leadership Summit 2022: Leadership and Mentorship in Higher Education 31/03/2022

SAVE THE DATE Faculty Women’s Association Leadership Summit 2022
“Lifting Others as We Rise: Leadership and Mentorship in Higher Education” will highlight inspirational leaders at ASU to learn about their paths to leadership, the role of mentoring in their own career development, and the ways in which they foster and mentor future leaders. This important dialogue will take place at 1 p.m. on April 12 via Zoom. Register today.

FWA Leadership Summit 2022: Leadership and Mentorship in Higher Education FWA Leadership Summit 2022: Lifting Others as We Rise: Leadership and Mentorship in Higher Education (ZOOM Webinar)

24/03/2022

For the past 12 years, Cindy Yeager has been a valued member of the Thunderbird School of Global Management staff. As the Senior Director of Thunderbird For Good, her leadership has impacted countless lives across the globe through the funding and development of impactful educational programs, brought to the people who need them the most. We truly appreciate you and wish you immense success as you move on to the next adventure in your life.

08/03/2022

Happy !
Today and everyday, we celebrate women and girls’ social, economic, cultural and political achievements. Let’s keep working together to raise awareness and continue empowering women through education around the world. 🌎 ❤️

Nowruz at Phoenix City Hall 04/03/2022

CELEBRATE DIVERSITY IN PHOENIX
Join us for the first-ever Nowruz at Phoenix City Hall
Celebrating diversity, welcoming refugees, spring and new year
SAVE THE DATE March 18, 2022 | 5:30 - 8:30pm

Nowruz at Phoenix City Hall Celebrate Nowruz locally with this free, family-friendly event to learn about the holiday's traditions through food, music, dance and more.

ASU, Tia Foundation turn Mexican leaders' request into reality 17/02/2022

Congratulations to Laura Libman, Thunderbird School of Global ManagementAlumna, president and CEO The Tia Foundation in collaboration with Arizona State University, Ambassador of Mexico in the US, Esteban Moctezuma Barragan and Governor of Sonora, Alfonso Durazo to help 14,000 Yaqui Nation people in Mexico. The collaboration was made possible in part by the coordination efforts of Paola Garcia, ASU’s Sr. Director, Mexico Affairs.

ASU, Tia Foundation turn Mexican leaders' request into reality Local Arizona nonprofit Tia Foundation will provide free clinics and health care education to members of the Yaqui Nation in rural Sonora from Feb. 14–18, addressing Mexican leaders' priority to assist Native nations.

15/02/2022

Today we had a great Conversation on Breakthrough Innovation in Sustainability at in partnership with UN Global Compact Network USA as part of the Young SDG Innovators program.

Thank you for your leadership and great insights on how can businesses drive the SDGs forward.

The dream of educating Afghan girls lives on 01/02/2022

The dream of educating Afghan girls lives on

At TEDWomen in 2012, educator Shabana Basij-Rasikh challenged the world to dare to educate Afghan girls and help create the best-educated generation Afghanistan had ever seen, after years of oppressive Taliban rule.

The dream of educating Afghan girls lives on In this deeply moving talk, educator Shabana Basij-Rasikh shares the harrowing story of evacuating more than 250 students, staff and family members from the School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA) -- the country's first and only all-girls boarding school -- to Rwanda after the Taliban took power in...

31/01/2022

A great opportunity to join the Thunderbird for Good team!

We are currently seeking a highly qualified applicant to fill the position of Manager, Thunderbird for Good. The position will oversee the implementation of various Thunderbird for Good projects. Position Close Date 17-February-2022
Apply today! https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494 =4454811_5494

27/01/2022

The Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations, Santa Fe Council on International Relations and the The Melikian Center: Russian, Eastern and East European Studies at ASU are pleased to present: Key Challenges in the Post-Soviet Era: 30 Years on (Kazakhstan, Ukraine, etc): A Conversation with Ambassador George Krol and David Merkel. REGISTER HERE. https://pcfraz.org/event-4643516

25/01/2022

Around the globe, we champion to enable opportunity and help create better lives for all. We have reach over 200K learners with different programs. Thank you to all our supporters and sponsors.

100 Million Learners | Thunderbird 20/01/2022

Thanks to the generous donation from Francis and Dionne Najafi, 100 million learners worldwide will have access to a global management certificates program.



https://thunderbird.asu.edu/lifelong-learning/100-million-learners

100 Million Learners | Thunderbird 100 Million Learners Home Lifelong Learning Programs 100 Million Learners Overview On January 20, 2022, Thunderbird School of Global Management (Thunderbird), home of the world's No. 1 ranked Master's in Management, and Arizona State University (ASU), ranked No. 1 for innovation in the U.S., launche...

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We are delighted to announce Thunderbird for Good is celebrating its 17th anniversary. We began Project Artemis in 2004 to improve the economic status of Afghan women. Since then, we have contributed to more than eight different programs making an impact worldwide. Thank you for your support as we strive to make a legacy of women entrepreneurs.


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The Impact of Women in Global Business | Thunderbird 13/01/2022

Here How Women Entrepreneurs From Thunderbird School of Global Management Are Making a Global Impact Far Beyond Expectations.

The Impact of Women in Global Business | Thunderbird Including more women in global business is not just a business imperative, it's critical to achieving an equitable and sustainable future.

Here are the pioneering women who will be on new quarters 06/01/2022

Beginning in 2022, women’s faces will circulate through the nation’s currency on quarters — something long overdue.

Here are the pioneering women who will be on new quarters Beginning in 2022, women’s faces will appear on quarters for the first time, and the public will help choose who will be minted.

01/01/2022

A new year means a new chapter. I hope 2022 is an incredible part of your story.

20/12/2021

Have a Safe and Happy Holidays!

15/12/2021

We are so proud to reach this milestone with DreamBuilder: The Women's Business Creator 100K learners!!!!

Thank you, Freeport-McMoRan for your support and vision. Thank you Thunderbird School of Global Management helping us to create global impact by empowering women with education.

Photos from Thunderbird for Good's post 14/12/2021

Thunderbird School of Global Management graduation 👩‍🎓 Congratulations to class 2020 and 2021

Photos from Thunderbird for Good's post 07/12/2021

We welcome graduates at Thunderbird School of Global Management for a very special Storytelling event. Their stories inspires us all!

TWB X Das Tor: Interview with Florence Van D**e, Co-founder of CHIA Sisters - Das Tor and Thundercast 29/11/2021

Please listen to a great interview with Florence Van D**e, Co-founder of Chia Sisters in the Das Tor Podcast series. The episode was a collaboration of Thunderbird Women in Business x Das Tor.



https://dastornews.com/2021/11/twb-x-das-tor-interview-with-florence-van-dyke-co-founder-of-chia-sisters/

TWB X Das Tor: Interview with Florence Van D**e, Co-founder of CHIA Sisters - Das Tor and Thundercast Listen to an interview with the co-founder of CHIA Sisters in a podcast that is the first episode produced by Das Tor’s new podcast team

Thunderbird School of Global Management and the City of Phoenix Showcase Entrepreneurial Ecosystem with Launch of Global Entrepreneurship Week 09/11/2021

Since 2004, more than 200,000 people across more than 100 countries have graduated from Thunderbird’s entrepreneurship programs such as DreamBuilder: The Women's Business Creator They are creating jobs, sharing knowledge and improving living conditions in their communities.

Thunderbird School of Global Management and the City of Phoenix Showcase Entrepreneurial Ecosystem with Launch of Global Entrepreneurship Week PHOENIX, USA – Nov. 5, 2021 – Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University (ASU) has been selected by the Global Entrepreneurship Network to launch Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) on November 6 at the school’s new state-of-the-art global headquarters in Phoenix, Ariz....

Thunderbird For Good Expands Global Reach with DreamBuilder 02/11/2021

We are so proud of the work of Thunderbird for Good. Their dedication to expanding entrepreneurship programs to women on a global scale has genuinely changed the lives of so many. Learn more about the recent multi-city expansion of one of their flagship programs, DreamBuilder: The Women's Business Creator
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Thunderbird For Good Expands Global Reach with DreamBuilder   The Institute of Mexicans Abroad (IME) of the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE), in collaboration with Thunderbird School of Global Management, had an opening ceremony for the DreamBuilder Entrepreneurship Program for Women Abroad, to increase the social participation of Mexican migra...

22/10/2021

We would like to invite you to attend the Ari-Son Megaregion Council webinar "Moving the Megaregion Forward," a virtual discussion of collaboration efforts on infrastructure, tourism and economic development, scheduled this Friday, October 22, 2021, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. MST.

Register here: https://azmag-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_j81ouU4gQ4GOVKXDKPuq9g

Photos from Thunderbird for Good's post 21/10/2021

Thunderbird School of Global Management is proud to be part of the Consular Entrepreneurial Program 🇲🇽🇺🇸🇨🇦 inaugurated today at Consulado General de México en Miami. DreamBuilder: The Women's Business Creator will be used as a platform to empower Mexican women entrepreneurs.

Consulado General de México en Phoenix

18/10/2021

We invite you to join Thunderbird School of Global Management and the Institute for International Economic Policy at George Washington University on the 'Webinar Governing the new voluntary carbon markets' on October 19, at 9am ET.

Register here: https://na.eventscloud.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=646574&

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