Avaaz was founded five years ago and has since grown to become the most powerful and largest activist network online, according to The Guardian.
Avaaz means “voice” in many European, Asian, and Middle Eastern languages and was launched in 2007. The mission of Avaaz is to close the gap between the ideal world and the world we have by uniting people all over the globe.
Avaaz is making it possible for millions of people from every walk of life to have some say and some power against the national, regional and global issues of our world today. Avaaz is addressing everything from poverty to climate change and the Avazz community is taking strong action against the injustices of the world.
Avaaz is served by a tea of 6 continents and thousands of volunteers and campaigns in as many as 15 different languages. Avaaz is using it voice to reach out to people through emailing, calling and lobbying governments, organizing protests, and signing petitions. Avaaz is working hard to make sure that the views and morals of the people in the world are being heard and will help to shape the decisions tat are made that inevitably affect each and every one of us.
Every year, Avaaz seta priorities to meet through polls made of members and campaign ideas are tested and polled each week to random samples. The staff of Avaaz listen to their members and help to decide which actions to take in the many different scenarios that arise.
Avaaz believes we are all human and are responsible not only to ourselves, but to the future generations and to the planet. Avaaz is a way to give hope back to the people of the world and is making it possible to have a say in how things are run.
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Studies indicate that there are four common orthopedic procedures that surgeons in the United States undertake. These include:
Shoulder replacement- Surgeons replace the damaged part with metal or plastic that naturally fit the knee’s shape and allow smooth movement. This procedure is often painful but it yields satisfactory results.
Spine realignment- Most people, experience back pain as they age. The major cause of these flairs is the aging spinal cord which has had the subjection of strain while at work over the years. Practitioners join the vertebrae together to limit movement between bones of the spine and extendibility of the nerves.
ACL reconstruction- Surgeons remove the damaged ligament and install a new ACL, joined with screws. The bone heals with time to create space for the growing tissue to fill it in.
Greg Finch is an orthopedic surgeon serving at Sunshine Coast Spine. He specializes in surgery of the spine, reconstruction of the cervical spine and fixation of other adult deformities. In 2000, Gregg began working as spine surgeon for Royal Orthopedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust while simultaneously working in a similar position at Royal Perth Hospital, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Shriners Hospital for Children. He is a member of New Zealand Orthopedic Association, Australian Orthopedic Association, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and North American Spine Society. Gregg Finch began his current tenure at Sunshine Coast Hospital in 2016. Gregg Finch earned his undergraduate degree in medicine and surgery from the University of Auckland in 1991. He pursued a specialty course from Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Gregg Finch has an interest in the technological influence in orthopedic surgery and believes that future innovations will ease procedures for patients. Consequentially, he often goes through informative websites such as the Scoliosis Foundation to keep himself updated with technological advancements in his field.
The president of Highland Capital announced that the firm had committed a grant towards helping The Family Place last October. James Dondero said that the firm would match a fifty percent of all the funds donated to the organization until April this year. He said that Highland Capital would match the funds up to the tune of a million dollars. He made the announcement at Texas Trailblazer Awards of the Family Place that was held at the Hilton Anatole. Highland gave a hundred thousand dollars at the time of the announcement. The Family Place had raised $200,000.
The Family Place is an organization that supports victims of family violence in Dallas. They are seeking to raise three million dollars towards their Legacy Campaign that supports the building of a counseling center in the city. The center will serve family violence victims. It will be named the Ann Moody Place. It will have the capacity to host more than two thousand people in a year. They are constructing it because of the limited space of the current center.
The center will have a medical clinic, job-training spaces, a hotline center, and several bedrooms in the case of an emergency. There will be several counseling rooms where children and adults can be guided privately or in a group. The Ann Moody place will feature an animal shelter because many victims of violence are afraid to leave their pets. The Be Project is an organization that offers teenage violence prevention education. It will be housed at the agency. The project reaches more than five thousand teens each year. It has been very effective.
James Dondero co-founded Highland Capital with Mark Okada in 1993. He has worked at big financial firms such as American Express, Protective Life, and JP Morgan. He attended the University of Virginia where he graduated with dual majors in Accounting and Finance. Dondero is a Certified Management Accountant, a Chartered Financial Analyst, and a Certified Public Accountant. Dondero is the chair of the boards of Cornerstone Healthcare, CCS Medical, and NexBank. He once served on the boards of MGM Studios and American Banknote.
Vincent Parascandola is one of the most senior financial experts in the United States. He is the Vice President and the financial advisor of AXA Advisors, LLC, a firm that specializes in consultation and advisory services in the realm of finance and investment. He is a veteran broker with an immense expertise in selling and buying of shares. His decades of experience in financial market have earned him a lot of respect and appreciation in the fraternity of finance and brokerage. For the last four years, he has been working in his current position with Axa Advisory, LLC.
Vincent specializes in several areas of financial services which include retirement planning; asset management, life insurance, and estate planning. On these areas, he has an excellent expertise and over the years he has gained momentous success in these areas. At AXA Advisory, he is investing his energies and skills in these areas. As Financial Advisor at AXA Advisory, the chief responsibility of Vincent is to figure out the needs and basal financial interests of his clients. He is the focal person at the firm who is entrusted with the responsibility to devise and implement various strategies to meet the company’s short term and long term goals.
Vincent has gained extensive experience in almost all the financial services the AXA Advisory provides over the last four years of his association with the company. He advises his clients in how to secure their financial future by giving his valuable expertise and innovative knowledge in estate planning, investing in stocks, retiring planning. Moreover, he is of useful guidance to the clients who need advisory services in traditional and Roth IRAs’, annuities management, and risk management. In short, Vincent is a dynamic and experienced financial advisor who believes in making his clients’ future bright and productive; he helps them forge a planned strategy to realize a peaceful post-retirement life.
Vincent Parascandola earned his bachelor’s degree in science and an MBA in Finance from Fordham University. He is also an eloquent speaker and presents his informative speeches and presentations in seminars. In these informative sessions, he guides both people who want to plan a better future and those aspiring finance students who want to pursue a career in financial services.
Mike Baur is the CEO of Swiss Start-Up Factory, SSUF, a Swiss-based startup accelerator that also offers business incubation services and co-working spaces. The company was founded in 2014 and focuses on innovative technology startups assisting them to execute their business plans properly. The SSUF offers the advantage of seamless access to business capital and integration with a mature entrepreneurial infrastructure including access to experienced talent and consulting services.
SSUF also empowers startups to focus on their core offerings by managing their professional services requirements during the incubation period, which usually runs for three months.
Mike Baur is a finance professional with over twenty years’ experience in the banking sector in Switzerland. He started his career as a commercial apprentice with UBS, one of the oldest banks in the world. He rose through the ranks working for several other companies to executive leadership positions in the industry.
Under his stellar leadership, SSUF is achieving rapid growth and turning startups into profitable businesses serving global markets. He is tasked with financial management and is in charge of the fundraising activities of the startup accelerator. SSUF is privately funded. It offers startups capital financing, business coaching and mentoring, and co-working spaces. It also provides professional business services including accounting, receivables management, payroll and financial review.
Mike Baur is passionate about supporting the youth to achieve business success. He not only contributes to their capital funding but also spends considerable amounts of time mentoring and guiding them on practical ideas to grow their bottom line. Mike Baur recognizes the importance of balancing internal processes of creativity and production with the relevant external elements such as service delivery, marketing, sales and customer care.
Mike Baur has a strong grip on the investor network. He is adept at leading negotiations between technology investors and startups to establish mutually profitable relationships. Recently, he led SSUF in negotiating a strategic partnership with Fintech Fusion enabling the two to join forces to become the top startup accelerator and business incubation service provider in Europe. The company enjoys these strategic and operational partnerships with strong industry brands.
The technology industry continues to open up with more opportunities available for innovative startups to achieve success. Mike Baur is strategically positioned right at the center of the action to foster startup growth through collaborative partnerships. SSUF is committed to empowering startups with disruptive business strategies that guarantee their success as global brands.
For over three decades, Ken Goodrich has worked to found and sell companies. A significant part of his success has been to develop fast working capital in a manner that is not paralleled in the industry. He also has enough experience in founding and selling many companies. For over three decades, he has bought and repaired broken businesses. He also purchased Goettl HVAC Company when it was on the brink of extinction in business. He has developed this company to activate its business ordeals in a manner that is not paralleled in the industry. He has bought and repaired more than 15 companies in the United States.
The purchase of the Goettl Air Conditioning Company has challenged him in a manner that he has never seen all his life. The challenge of waking up a broken business is what he tries to develop. If he engages in developing working capabilities, he must acknowledge that business is what he has always tried to achieve. He has also started to develop solutions to the main problems facing this industry in the regions of jurisdiction. Because he has enough experience in the innovation industry, he is also recognized as the best-monopolized proportion in the HVAC Industry.
The company that was founded by the Gust Brothers is now on the brink of termination. The company has taken much of his lifetime savings in a way that never protects business ideas in the country. While he works to attain better business deals, the company is always taking more money from the pocket. When the company was bought, it had an acquitted direction. The legal matters associated with the company were settled to give it a new way into the market. While they struggle to keep up with the present market, reaching a new market presents new challenges.
If you have faith in the concept of innovation within the business world then Talk Fusion CEO Bob Reina should definitely be on your radar. Reina established Talk Fusion, a video marketing firm, back in 2007 after finding no such competition in the marketplace. Reina foresaw that video marketing would be integral to success in the modern age of the internet. Outside of Talk Fusion we have seen Reina consistently share his expertise as a guest writer for the Huffington Post. Reina’s written for the famous news website for the past two years and now he’s one of the first writers on their rebranded platform: HuffPost.
With a contentious political season behind them the Huffington Post decided to change their tune with a new branding effort. The Huffington Post wanted to become a voice for the disenfranchised and for those that they feel are being neglected. To commemorate this change in attitude the Huffington Post decided to change their name. Reina has been contributing to the HuffPost brand since 2016 and he was one of the first writers to release content under the new name change. Right now you can see Reina’s newest content live on the website under the titles: “Promoting with Purpose: How to Understand Your Audience” as well as “How to Thrive in a Society of Quitters.”
If you had to guess how Reina reacted to the HuffPost brand change then you would probably say ‘with excitement’. And it’s true. Reina is a firm believer in the constant art of innovation and evolution. In fact, Reina believes that a brand should always be evolving and innovating in order to stay competitive in the market place. Makes sense, right? Reina said this about HuffPost and their new launch, “I’m very pleased to see that this trending platform took a step back to hone in on things that matter, such as culture and fulfillment, wit the relaunch of their brand.”
Outside of his work as an entrepreneur Bob Reina is a prolific philanthropist. Reina has given to natural disaster relief funds, under-staffed orphanages, and the Humane Society of Tampa Bay among other things.
According to this press release from PR Newswire, president and CEO of NexBank John Holt has served as a panelist last November in New Orleans, Louisiana for the Texas Banker’s Association’s 5th Annual Strategic Oppurtunities and M&A Conference.
As a bank leader, Holt’s attendance was quite necessary. The conference was specifically for bank leaders, advisers, and consultants to share mindsets on the prinicipal struggles and contingencies the bank holders may and will ultimately face.
More specifically, NexBank is a financial services that separates its clients through three business categories: commercial banking, mortgage banking, and institutional services. It is lead by chairman James Dondero, who is also the co-founder and president of Highland Capital Management. It is also lead by a team of dorectors who take initiative to their clients and face head-on any and all issues that may come into play.
NexBank seeks to give uncommon value at every opportunity. It helps give a leg up for investors,as well as individual use or even for businesses. For individual use, NexBank rightfully offers deposit and cash management services. Their main mission is to closely analyze the client’s financial situation and go step-by-step to see how it can develop and save time and cash.
NexBank is also vastly helpful for real estate investors. It partners through all stages of projects to help out with any renovations the investor plans, development, acquisition, and even refinancing.
Furthermore, NexBank has gained a trust through partnering nationally with institutions. It is a goal of NexBank for clients to leave happily after discussion with their extensively experienced professionals. It offers a unique expertise in banking that will inevitably help clients make smarter spending habits and plan better for future spending in the financial position. It is simply and exquisitely in the client’s best interest. NexBank holds initiative within its standards of how finance should be.
Dr. Clay Siegall recently had an interview with Ideamensch. He was asked why he decided to launch a biotechnology company that specializes in developing treatments for cancer. He explained that his father had cancer when Dr. Clay was in his late teens. When Siegall was 24 years old, his father died of cancer because no type of treatment worked for his condition. His father’s death motivated him to come up with solutions that can help cure cancer. He aims at giving physicians many options for treating all forms of cancer.
In the interview with Ideamensch, Dr. Clay Siegall was asked how he’s managed to create a successful business. He credited his success to collaborations with other companies that produce drugs. These partnerships have helped him reach new clients as well as create new products. His organization has entered into many licensing agreements with other companies, including GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, and Abbvie.
About Clay Siegall
Mr. Siegall is a medical researcher who specializes in cancer treatment. He studied Zoology at the University of Maryland. He also holds a Ph.D. in genetics. He wrote a dissertation about genetics while studying at the George Washington University.
Clay has accomplished a lot in his career. He founded a cancer research institute called Seattle Genetics in 1998. His company develops drugs that are used to treat cancer. Clay Siegall has hired hundreds qualified workers who help him to discover new cancer treatments.
Seattle Genetics produces Adcetris, which is an antibody conjugate drug. These types of drugs are used for microbe-targeted therapy. Antibody conjugate drugs are used together with radiation and other procedures that kill cancer cells. Adcetris creates an effective way to destroy cells that cause cancer in the body.
Before starting his company, Mr. Siegall worked at the National Institute of health as a researcher. He also served at Squibb Pharmaceuticals. While working at both organizations, he studied ways of treating cancer. He gathered enough knowledge and skill that enabled him to create his company. Dr. Clay still uses his expertise to change lives of other people. He believes that nobody should die from cancer in today’s world.
After graduating from prestigious schools like Harvard, MIT and Yale, Jim Tananbaum knew that he wanted to do something that would make a difference in the world. He didn’t want to waste the education that he had gained or the talent that he had been born with on mediocre opportunities and that led to him wanting to change things for the better in the different industries that he was a part of. He also wanted to show people that there was more to life than just hoping that the healthcare industry would come up with solutions. He saw his life as a chance to make a real difference and to do more with what people had available to them. This was something that he knew he would be able to do if he had the right opportunities so he set out to make all of the opportunities for himself. More details can be found on LinkedIn.
With the first healthcare companies that he worked with, Jim Tananbaum did not know that he would eventually be working with business prospects on the different parts of the healthcare industry. He simply wanted to help and make a difference with the options that he had available and that gave him a chance to use his skills to make things better for everyone who was involved in the process. It was something that gave him the ability to do more for everyone who was in the healthcare industry and wanted to come up with solutions to improve different things in the same industry.
He eventually learned that venture capital was one of the best options for people in the healthcare industry. There was a lot to be said about venture capital and Jim Tananbaum knew that he had the skills to be able to come up with ideas for it. In a report by Fierce Biotech, he wanted to show people that he could make a difference. He now offers venture capital to all of the healthcare businesses that he works with. This allows him the chance to show people what he can do and to help them come up with the options that they have available to them.
See more: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jim_Tananbaum