We are pleased to welcome Maggie Doyne, Founder and CEO of the BlinkNow Foundation and 2015 CNN Hero Awardee, to The Co-Co for our Social Impact Series.
In an intimate setting at The Co-Co, Maggie will discuss her journey from a high school graduate in suburban New Jersey, to the caregiver of 50 children in Midwestern Nepal. Through her talk, "Start Now, Use What You Have," Maggie shares her inspiring story and explains why we all have a responsibility to use our talents and gifts to create positive change in our world.
7:00 pm Cocktails
7:30 pm "Start Now, Use What You Have" with Maggie Doyne
8:15 pm Q&A
9:00 pm Event concludes
Maggie Doyne is the founder and CEO of the BlinkNow foundation. Maggie is originally from New Jersey and has dedicated the last 10+ years of her life to educating children and empowering women. She was the recipient of the 2015 CNN Hero Award and her work has been recognized by the Dalai Lama, Elizabeth Gilbert, Nick Kristof, Katie Couric and more. And, while her work is focused in Nepal, she speaks all over the world in the hopes of inspiring others to start projects that will generate positive change in our world.
The BlinkNow Foundation provides an education and a loving, caring home for orphaned, impoverished and at-risk children. The foundation also provides community outreach to reduce poverty, empower women, improve health, and encourage sustainability and social justice - it fulfills its mission by providing financial support and management oversight to the Kopila Valley Children's Home and Kopila Valley School in Surkhet, Nepal. In addition to the home and school, Kopila Valley runs a Health Clinic and a Women's Center for the local community.