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Social Impact will require you to have first-hand encounters with the world, challenging you to seek solutions, in essence, of how to remove darkness. The truth is, darkness can’t simply be removed. Just like the dawn, light must be brought in until the darkness fades. To be an effective public service leader, you will need to be an innovative realist, rather than solely an idealist.

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​SARAH HAMILTON, MPA

 

Recognized as a “Social Impact & Community Engagement Expert” by Forbes and named a “Social Impact Hero” by Authority Magazine, Sarah Hamilton, MPA is an award-winning public service consultant whose work includes social impact projects for Nobel Laureates, including The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and daughter Thandeka and Sharin Ebadi. For 20 years, Sarah has collaborated with changemakers from the private, nonprofit and government sectors on strategic, mission-driven social impact solutions. Vetted and selected among with 400 Americans as Fulbright Specialist by The U.S. Department of State, Sarah represents the U.S. abroad on critical social impact projects identified by the U.S. Embassy and international institutions.

 

Her firm, Benefactions was selected (among organizations like Google and Xcel Energy) as a network partner for Billions Act, the 8-time nominated Nobel Peace Prize Peace Initiative, orchestrated by 14 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates. Sarah's social impact expertise has been featured in the media on NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, Best Life, Today, Authority Magazine, The Washington Insider, Ariana Huffington's Thrive Global, PBS’s Rewire, and Forbes.

 

Sarah is an member of The United Nations Association of the United States and active in the commitment to global engagement towards achieving the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. Her personal interest the arts and humanities, who utilizes her solo exhibits as art for advocacy and raising awareness for Nonprofits & Social Impact Initiatives. She is a judge for the Emmy's in the categories of Public Service Announcements and Social Impact at The National Academy of Television Arts & Science.

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The nonprofit sector is growing: 

Why nonprofits should act now to leverage

their position

FORBES| Sarah Hamilton | Social Impact Expert

Creating more than just social impact, nonprofits have risen to become the third-largest employers in the U.S. economy. The growth of the nonprofit sector means stronger communities in terms of both human capital and dollars.

 

 

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Why Boards Need Young Professionals and how to join

PBS REWIRE | Jamie Lynn Burgess with commentary from Sarah Hamilton

“While millennials and young professionals will gain leadership experience serving on a board, they also have a lot they can bring to the table," said Sarah Hamilton, a social impact and community engagement expert.

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The Coronavirus and the

Rise of the Virtual Volunteer

7 ways you can make a difference from

your couch.

THRIVE GLOBAL| Sarah Hamilton | Social Impact Expert

The Coronavirus limited our capacity to connect in person, but not our ability to make a difference. What do the Crisis Text Line, TEDx, The Smithsonian Institution, National Park Service & United Nations Volunteers

have in common? Virtual Volunteering.

Best Life Article Sarah Hamilton

Here's What to Do If You

Can't Afford Therapy

Yes, you can be your own personal therapist.

BESTLIFE | Tehrene Firman with commentary from Sarah Hamilton

While the effectiveness of therapy has been proven time and time again, there are also ways to save money and find happiness all from the comfort of your own home. Here are more than two dozen exercises that will improve your mental health without costing you a thing.

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Millennials Thriving in D.C. Study Shows

WASHINGTON INFORMER | Stacy Brown with commentary from Sarah Hamilton

Millennials seek social change as part of their everyday lives and one of the best places to be for social impact is Washington, D.C., says Sarah Hamilton, Fulbright Specialist and Social Impact Expert.

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Lessons Worth Sharing:

Education, Community and Connection at Home Amidst Covid19

THRIVE GLOBAL | Sarah Hamilton | Social impact Expert

4 ways parents, educators, students and volunteers can learn & collaborate remotely with free resources from TED.

9/11 is now the Largest Day of USA's Charitable Engagement

3 Ways You Can Join the Movement

THRIVE GLOBAL | Sarah Hamilton | Social impact Expert

Honoring Our Heroes through Acts of Service: “Ultimately, we want something positive to come from the sacrifices they made. We want to forever remember and keep alive the spirit of unity that arose in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.“

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