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.
Closing the Gap in Economic Equity with Global Pro Bono
In response to the social justice movement, we partnered with SAP on their Pro Bono for Economic Equity project. The goal was to address the disproportionately negative impact of COVID-19 on people of color. For six weeks, teams of SAP employees worked virtually with Black entrepreneurs worldwide with remarkable success.
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.
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.
Global Voices Consider the Future of Pro Bono
To help celebrate Pro Bono Week 2020, PYXERA Global is bringing together our global colleagues to share key takeaways from the 2020 virtual Pro Bono Network’s Regional Summits held in Latin America and the Asia Pacific in partnership with the Global Pro Bono Network and the support of the BMW Foundation in Germany. Global Pro Bono in the Time […]
Pandemic Update: The Nonprofit Community’s Overlooked Sectors Need Help
As COVID-19 overburdens our systems, challenges education continuance, and drives up unemployment, the importance of social impact organizations in these sectors is thrown into sharp relief. However, in the rush to support these critical services for communities in need, one cannot ignore the vital work that organizations in other social impact sectors continue to drive forward. Environment, gender equality, human rights, sustainable agriculture, and arts organizations, among others, are challenged by COVID-19 as well—but they risk being overlooked amid the urgency to aid a few key sectors.
FAQs on Sustaining Your Social Impact Initiatives through Virtual Pro Bono
On Thursday April 30, 2020, my colleague Gavin Cepelak and I had a conversation with over 100 of our closest ‘friends’ around issues and trends corporations are facing in sustaining their social impact initiatives, and how to do so through virtual pro bono. Also joining us on the webinar was Yezenia Ramos, Senior Manager of Employee Engagement at Johnson & Johnson, who spoke about some of the ways the company is reimagining its social impact programs and ensuring employees remain engaged and involved with volunteer efforts virtually.
Junk ‘n Gyre : Circular Economic Solutions to End Plastic Pollution
How much plastic is in the ocean? Where is it? Is it causing harm? And more importantly, what is the solution? What we found is that every question brought us back to land.