On Purpose: The Transformative Experience of Volunteering for Social Impact
It’s Peace Corps Week, and this year Pyxera Global is joining the celebration of the agency’s 60+ year purpose of promoting world peace and friendship through volunteering, intercultural exchange, and grassroots community development.
Celebrating and Strengthening Black Entrepreneurship during Black History Month
As Black History Month progresses, we take the opportunity to recognize and honor the contribution of Black Americans to building the culture and economy of the United States.
Our work as a nonprofit organization focuses on improving lives and livelihoods in communities around the world. Our corporate partners are increasingly looking closer to home to make an impact for communities of color in the United States.
Scaling Impact in Brazil’s Public Education System
Questions of quality, equity, and engagement have consistently afflicted the Brazilian public education system, with massive differences between socioeconomic status and geographic regions. Throughout the enormous nation of Brazil, there are young people who yearn for the opportunity to make changes in the education sector within their communities.
A Year in Review: It’s Not Just About DEI in the Workplace. It’s All Around Us.
The Pro Bono for Economic Equity (PBEE) program is a skills-based volunteer program to help solve critical business challenges faced by Black-owned businesses. It was created by SAP in partnership with their long-time partner Pyxera Global to address the long-standing issue of social and systemic racial injustices within the United States, including in the business world.
Building Racial Equity in Brazil with the Baobá Fund
The Baobá Fund for Racial Equity is the first and only fund dedicated exclusively to the promotion of racial equity for the Black population in Brazil.
Forging a Path Back to In-Person Pro Bono
Pyxera Global is excited to share important considerations and lessons learned from interactions with multiple companies looking to maintain their successful virtual programming while also working towards restarting their immersive programming in the coming year.
Shocks tend to expose the cracks in the system—but they can also illuminate the light that shines through
The Joint Initiative for Village Advancement (JIVA) is a holistic, demand-driven community development program co-created by the John Deere Foundation, Pyxera Global, and the communities they serve in Rajasthan, India. Growing from a pilot project area of three villages to 24 villages, JIVA’s mission is to improve the livelihoods and resilience of Indian smallholder farmers—by investing in the farmers of today and tomorrow. Its pillars—resilient agriculture, quality education, and leveraged talent from John Deere—are grounded in seven years of partnership, collaboration, learning, and adaptation.
Contributing to COVID-19 Recovery with the Medtronic Foundation
In the process of pivoting all in-person engagements to virtual, we co-designed new employee engagement models that now enable companies to help address the urgent needs of those affected by the pandemic.