What do Mia Hamm, Troy Aikman, and Kristi Yamaguchi have in common? All were born with clubfoot. Former Project Redwood grantee MiracleFeet continues working to bring a cure to afflicted poor children in developing countries.
An evening the San Jose Mercury News compares to the Cannes Film Festival or the Oscars, Tech Awards Gala celebrates innovation across Silicon Valley. It was a fabulous evening and gave miraclefeet high profile exposure.
This year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Project Redwood, so it seems right to share a story about Carol Head. After all, she was the one who stood up at our 25th reunion and floated the idea that ultimately led to the formation of this social venture.
Project Redwood grantee organization Compatible Technology International (CTI) is featured on PBS Newshour. This 7-minute profile spotlights the success of their water chlorinators in Nicaragua. Click to watch at any time.
Jake Harriman, founder and CEO of Project Redwood grantee NURU International, has been selected to be a member of the inaugural class of Presidential Leadership Scholars. Jake is also a member of the GSB Class of '08.
Haitian Educational Initiatives (HEI) founder Susan Whitcomb initially went to Jacmel, Haiti after the earthquake in 2010 expecting to teach English for a few weeks. She quickly learned that 50% of children had no access to school and that the few schools still standing were in despe
My wife Joan and I signed on as charter partners of Project Redwood in 2005, and I even sponsored one of our early grantees, Nuru International. However, in the intervening years I became less active, simply making my minimum, annual contribution to remain a member.