Featured Daily Points of Light

Mar 04

When Julian Martinez-Prado’s parents immigrated to the United States from Argentina, they envisioned a better life for themselves and their children. It’s safe to say, though, that they never dreamed their son would wind up racing yachts in regattas.

Feb 26

When she was young, Keariene Muizz and her family were constantly on the move — she attended 12 schools before leaving her teens. Role models were few and far between, and at one point she ended up in foster care. But years later, despite her rocky start, Muizz found herself studying at the prestigious Sorbonne University in Paris. 

Feb 22
Lily Perez got her first taste of social entrepreneurship while working for McKinsey & Co.’s Social Sector Office, where she learned how microfinance was impacting women locked out of formal financial system in rural Bangladesh.
Jun 26
Although 15-year-old Trisha Prabhu had occasionally been teased online herself, she had no idea that in some cases the pattern could go on longer and cut deeper. As she learned more about cyber-bullying – which 20 percent of American high school students say they have experienced – she decided to do something.