Susan Fine (2019)
is working to save small businesses in the age of coronavirus. Ms. Fine
authored an op-ed
New York Daily News
describing the devastating effects of the pandemic on small business owners and outlining what government can do to help.
Marti Robinson (2019)
says that Congress must ensure public safety if the Trump-appointed commissioners will not.
In an op-ed for Politico
, Ms. Robinson explains how the administration's safety standards no longer include foreseeable misuse of products, and how Congress must take action to address these problems.
Thuli Madonsela (2017)
is asking if the coronavirus crisis will mark a turning point in the history of South Africa.
In a recent op-ed
, Ms. Madonsela argues that the pandemic has the potential to promote solidarity and the values of ubuntu.
Eduardo Elejalde (2015)
continues to fight to improve the living conditions and self-esteem of people affected by schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. In the
most recent edition of its newsletter
, Mr. Elejalde's Natalia Mental Health Foundation gives updates on their research projects, including its Integrated Placement and Support employment program.
Akhil Gupta (2015)
is finding a silver lining behind the COVID-19 threat. In
a piece he recently authored
, he makes the case that the pandemic presents an opportunity to reclaim our humanity.
Judy Perry Martinez (2015)
is helping support the growing legal needs of ordinary Americans arising from the coronavirus pandemic. Ms. Perry Martinez and the ABA have created a
nationwide task force
of volunteer lawyers and judges from across the legal profession for individuals in legal crisis due to the virus.
Mary and Steven Swig (2014)
are fighting to cancel student debt in the United States.
detailed the efforts
of the Swigs to persuade Democratic presidential candidates to take up the cause. Their initiative, "Freedom to Prosper" was also featured in
Joe Mandato (2012)
says we should be wary of giving the CEO job and the board chair job to one person. In
an article for
Harvard Business Review
, Mr. Mandato argues that the Two Job-One Person model can deny organizations talent at the top and lead to blind spots that undermine the ability to manage risks.
Dennis Scholl (2012)
is working to support visual artists during the coronavirus pandemic. Mr. Scholl and Oolite Arts announced the
Oolite Arts Relief Fund for COVID-19
, designed to help cover lost income due to the cancellation of specific, scheduled employment or a professional artistic opportunity for Miami artists.
Paul Irving (2010)
says that finding purpose may save lives during the coronavirus pandemic. In
an article for Next Avenue
, Mr. Irving says that finding purpose will not cure the coronavirus, but may well mitigate its effects and enable a more rapid recovery.
Fred Southwick (2010)
is warning people with Parkinson's disease about the dangers of COVID-19. In
an article for U.S. News & World Reports
, Dr. Southwick explained that respiratory issues can make it difficult for these individuals to take deep breaths and get enough oxygen into the lungs, heightening their risks around the virus.