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Celebrating 10 Years of Worldmaking

10th Anniversary JubileeIt is time to celebrate! This year marks the 10th anniversary of the work of Worldmaker International.2021 Worldmaker AwardsJoin us in uplifting individuals and organizations who are actively shaping a stronger, more connected and equitable world.Award RecipientsSupport WorldmakerDonate today to help create a world where all can thrive.Donate

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Dr. Edith Eger Recognized as an International Hope Builder

Dr. Edith Eger, trauma psychotherapist, author and Holocaust survivor, is the inaugural Worldmaker Hope Builder Award winner. The Hope Builder award is presented to a leader who responded to great adversity with courage and hope, showing us how to transform our own heartbreak into a better world for others. This award

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2021 Worldmaker Awards

As part of our 10th Jubilee, we are bringing to life our long-held vision of honoring leaders who express the fullness of our Worldmaker mission. The 2021 Worldmaker Award winners represent individuals and organizations who are actively shaping a stronger, more connected and equitable world. 2021 Community Weaver: Dr. Renée

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Worldmaker International Announces New Board Leadership

Worldmaker International Announces New Board Leadership

Worldmaker International, a nonprofit human resilience organization founded in Iowa, announced today they have made changes to their Board and Executive Leadership Team. Former COO, David Richmond from the UK, is assuming the Board Chair position with Ivy Kusinga, a native of Uganda, serving as Board Vice-Chair.  “I am confident

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Plant Your Dreams 2021: A Recap

Plant Your Dreams 2021: A Recap

We were wrapping up our Plant Your Dreams event in partnership with The Academy for Scholastic and Personal Success when a Board member came up and said, “I’m not sure what your expectations were, but by every measure I can see, this event was a success. It was inspiring to

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Community Members Invited to Help Local Youth Plant Their Dreams

The Academy for Personal and Scholastic Success, in partnership with the nonprofit Worldmaker International, is hosting a Plant Your Dreams event for Academy students on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at The Big Apple Orchard located west of Mount Vernon, Iowa. Community members are invited to attend. The Academy, which uses

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What’s Your Word? Event

THRIVE Café What’s Your Word? Virtual EventShow up as you are from wherever you are for this special gathering!Connect with inspiring Worldmakers.Get help from a certified My Intent® facilitator utilizing resources from the MyIntent Project.Receive a minted bracelet or bookmark with YOUR word.Take meaningful action toward positive action!  When: Friday February 26thTime: 10-11:30

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Stop These Thoughts . . . PLEASE!

I’d be 26 years of age before even knowing the medical name of this internal hell that had plagued me for so long; or that it was even a medical disorder as opposed to a personal one. Until then, I simply thought;  one,  I was crazy. And, two, that I’m

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3 Tips for Making a Fresh Start

Happy New Year! This year, perhaps more than any other, most of us are beyond thrilled to leave behind the old and move forward with a fresh start. We’ve made it to the other side. Congrats! I have to admit – I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions. It’s

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Pockets of excellence

Pocket of Excellence – Paulette Johnson

Think you can’t deepen social bonds during this time of pandemic-related physical distancing? We invite you to think again!  Times of great challenge bring great opportunity to pave new paths forward.  Perhaps this is just the time to start a new tradition that will build resilience now and into future

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Choosing to Celebrate 2020

Choosing to Celebrate 2020

For the past several months, we have been called on to live in unfamiliar ways, often physically distanced from family and friends.  There is great benefit in choosing to find and celebrate the good within dark times — and we amplify the benefit by celebrating together. What has this looked

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