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Smart videos for curious minds 
An award-winning collection of 5,000+ child-friendly videos, curated for teachers and parents who want to share smarter, more meaningful media in the classroom and at home. And it’s free and available for everyone.
Nurturing curiosity and invention 
Virtually everyone begins life with building blocks to construct new ideas. But by 5, only some are still on a path to become adept at such thinking, while most leave it farther behind. But such a fate is not inevitable.
Unleashing the potential of young people 
There is a shift in the important skills to develop for future workforce - social and emotional in nature e.g. empathy, creativity, leadership, adaptability. Business leadership essential to address skills gap.
Social Emotional Learning 
The process through which we understand + manage emotions, set + achieve positive goals, feel + show empathy for others, establish + maintain positive relationships, make responsible decisions Strong uptrend in positive outcomes.
Beam - crowdfunding new career opportunities for homeless men and women
Alex was Inspired to build this platform after getting to know a homeless man at his local Tube station. “What could we do to make a real difference to that man’s life?” The answer lay in giving him the skills to support himself.
Play has the potential to reduce inequality 
26 studies of play in 18 countries found in disadvantaged areas, kids showed greater learning gains in literacy, motor and social-emotional skills in centres with a mix of instruction, free and guided play.
Relational poverty
If you have adversity but also connections to family, community and culture, which are resilience building factors, you're not at any increased risk for bad outcomes. But adversity and poor connections equals significant risk increase.
Jericho social enterprises
Providing people with work, training in their social businesses, projects. They are breaking barriers, changing lives. 7 businesses offering goods, services to their communities and employment to local people who need it most.
The vulnerability problem of the bully 
Bullies lack ability to care because to care sets them up to get hurt too much - they are wounded individuals and have hardened hearts. How do we restore emotional norms?
What is prosperity?
Prosperity is much more than mere wealth or economic growth. True prosperity is when all people have the opportunity to thrive and freedom to fulfill their unique potential taking responsibility for contributing to their communities and nations.
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Online - Business Fights Poverty Together for 2022
Join Business Fights Poverty for a co-created workshop, bringing together thoughtful practitioners and practical scholars from across the Business Fights Poverty community. Together, we’ll chart the year ahead, discuss shared priorities and identify areas for collaborative action.

Get involved and get inspired, access practical insights, hear what’s top of mind among your peers, and find new partners. We believe an equitable future is a more resilient future.  Together, we can rebuild better. 

Each workshop will give you a chance to share your perspectives. The conversations will be kicked off by discussants who will share a couple of minutes of insights to spark the discussion.
1:00 to 2:15 PM GMT - Workshops: Round 1; Gender, Livelihoods, Learning and Skills
2:30 to 3:45 PM GMT - Workshops: Round 2; Partnerships, Climate Justice, Impact Measurement
4:00 to 5:15 PM GMT - Coaching Session

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