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Sarah Shearman

Women leaders driven offline and out of work by social media abuse

14 Nov 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pervasive abuse of women on social media is driving female leaders off the internet and, in some cases, out of a job, a conference heard on Thursday.

Women leaders driven offline and out of work by social media abuse

14 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pervasive abuse of women on social media is driving female leaders off the internet and, in some cases, out of a job, a conference heard on Thursday.

Indigenous communities ripe for wave of capital for good

25 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - North American investors seeking to do good as well as make financial returns could be overlooking an untapped opportunity on their own doorstep - indigenous entrepreneurs.

Top 10 tips for business on a mission to do good

25 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Money, hard work and golden contacts - just three of the ingredients that can turn a startup social enterprise into a success story ploughing big profits into social programs.

EXPERT VIEWS-Top 10 tips for business on a mission to do good

25 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/ADDIS ABABA Oct 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - M oney, hard work and golden contacts - just three of the ingredients that can turn a startup social enterprise into a success story ploughing big profits into social programmes.

Doing good found to take its toll as more social entrepreneurs report burnout

24 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Passionate and dedicated to the cause, businesses leaders on a mission to help society and the environment are increasingly coming up against an unexpected hurdle - burnout.

Doing good found to take its toll as more social entrepreneurs report burnout

24 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/ADDIS ABABA, Oct 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - P assionate and dedicated to the cause, businesses leaders on a mission to help society and the environment are increasingly coming up against an unexpected hurdle - burnout.

Young entrepreneurs with a mission bank on 'Greta' effect

23 Oct 2019

ADDIS ABABA/SAN FRANCISCO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As the brains behind a hydroponics farming system in rural Kenya, 17-year-old Jefferson Kang'acha struggled to get noticed but he now expects the youth climate movement led by Greta Thunberg to bolster other young people on a mission.

Young entrepreneurs with a mission bank on 'Greta' effect

23 Oct 2019

ADDIS ABABA/SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A s the brains behind a hydroponics farming system in rural Kenya, 17-year-old Jefferson Kang'acha struggled to get noticed but he now expects the youth climate movement led by Greta Thunberg to bolster other young people on a mission.

From code to cleanliness: social entrepreneurs support San Francisco's homeless

23 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Like many San Francisco residents, freshly minted coder David Brooks aspires to join the city's famed technology workforce as an engineer.

World News

Prince Andrew halts public duties over sex scandal

Britain's Prince Andrew stepped down from public duties on Wednesday, saying the controversy surrounding his "ill-judged" association with late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein had caused major disruption to the royal family's work.