Without Borders (ExecWB) assists developing communities around the world
improve the delivery of basic services and create sustainable economies. In
most of these communities there are smart people who know what needs to be done
but lack access to the resources and knowledge to make it happen. Many
fantastic mission-hearted organizations are assisting these communities and we
find we can improve outcomes and sustainability by adding our business-minds to
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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?
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India: Nanhi Kali
Nanhi Kali, under the leadership of their Executive Director Sheetal Mehta in India, is dedicated to keeping underprivileged girls in school to complete their education and become literate and active participants in their communities. More often than not young Indian girls will drop out of school or be forced by their parents to quit and work to help support the family.
Nearly 40% of underprivileged girls drop out of primary school and more than 70% drop out of secondary school. Project Nanhi Kali works to keep India’s young girls in school by providing academic and direct material support in the form of uniforms, clothes, notebooks and other educational materials.
Project Nanhi Kali continues to be very successful in their mission. Fewer than 10% of young girls involved with Project Nanhi Kali drop out of school which means that over 90% continue on with their education and become thriving pillars in their communities. Because Project Nanhi Kali has had such amazing results they have ambitions to more than double the number of young girls they hel000 young girls become educated and Nanhi Kali plans to expand its program to support 100,000 young girls by the end of this year. They cannot achieve this goal without our help.
Females, all ages or age unspecified
Haiti: Ramase Lajan
Ramase Lajan, meaning “Picking Up Money ” in Creole, is a
nationwide jobs and plastic recycling program developed by Executives Without
Borders and various international and local partners. The program created a
network of neighborhood community collection centers across the country where
Haitians turn in recyclables and are paid a fair market price for their hard
work. The community centers are operated by Haitian entrepreneurs who work with
their staff to crush and transport these recyclables to a local business, Haiti
Recycling, who transforms the materials into commodities that are sold on the
As of July 2012, the program has recycled over 420,000lbs of
materials and the community collection centers have paid out incomes exceeding
$66,000 to their neighbors for the collection of these recyclables. Dow has
sponsored a community collection center to bring this economic and
environmental opportunity to the coastal town of Petit-Goave, Haiti.
Brazil: IBC - International Business Corps
In 2011, Executives Without Borders
began a partnership with Dow Chemical Company and the U.S. Chamber of
Commerce’s Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) to create an initiative for
a skills-based volunteer program.This
program grew into the International Business Corps (IBC), a business-led
consortium of major multinational companies dedicated to enhancing the
capabilities of NGOs and entrepreneurs in emerging markets. In Brazil, IBC
members mobilize volunteer business experts and leverage their core business
functions in the delivery of social good.
In Rio de Janeiro, we work with three
of the top charitable organizations as pro bono partners: Bola Pra Frente,
Center for Digital Inclusion (CDI), and Saúde Criança in their efforts to
improve lives, educate children and bring technology to the underserved.Executives Without Borders currently engages
24 volunteers on 16 projects in the areas of information technology, marketing,
communications, business planning, fundraising, event logistics and language
Central American Medical Outreach (CAMO) has been serving those in
need across Honduras for nearly 20 years. They operate 16 full-time medical
programs, completed over $2.3 million worth of community projects and were
named the most fiscally responsible NGO in Honduras. CAMO focuses on community
development and serves nearly 170,000 Honduras each year.
Over the last 4 years Executives Without Borders and Dow have
collaborated on numerous projects to improve the efficiency and long-term
sustainability of CAMO’s work across Honduras. Together, through effective
marketing and communications development we increased CAMO’s income to support
life-saving programs, and empowered local staff through business training and
Sudan: The Lost Boys
Partnered with The Lost Boys of Sudan as they
look to return home and build their new country by supporting the
reconciliation process, leveraging their education to move the country forward
and utilizing their networks to act as a bridge for new investors.
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Executives Without Borders USA
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The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.
as of 10/17/2014
Executive Vice President of Sensyo Life Sciences
Global Vice President, Quality & Compliance Operations, Becton Dickinson (BD)
Director of Digital Media - Robin Hood, Partner - Cornucopia Arts
Director Michigan Dept of Community Health at State of Michigan
Vice President, Enterprise Strategy and Planning at HBO
CEO, Executives Without Borders
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Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?
Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?
Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?
Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?
Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?