Nomads Giving Back! has been hosting events around the world to inform people about social impact causes and inspire them to take action.
Check out them out!
Meaningful Movie Meetup: Girl Rising
Girl Rising is a remarkable film which documents the stories of nine girls from all over the world taking on daunting cultural and societal barriers to gain education and independence. Following the film, our dear friend, Virginia Campo, Co-founder and CEO of Hecha y Derecha, facilitated our group discussion where everyone shared their insights and engaged in spirited discussions about the issues raised and how we can contribute to make a difference.
September 9th, 2019
Meaningful Movie Meetup: An Inconvenient Sequel
This is the follow-up to the groundbreaking 2006 documentary, An inconvenient Truth. Former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world to train an army of activists and influence international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes — in moments both private and public, funny and poignant — as he pursues the inspirational idea that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion.
July 29th, 2019
Let’s Talk About Social Impact!
About the speakers:
Gabrielle was born and raised in California where she graduated from San Diego State University and started her career in the sales discipline for a large hotel company located in San Francisco. After experiencing corporate America, she began to pursue her entrepreneurial interests. Today she is the owner of a marketing company, G Marketing Co., and co-owner of an e-commerce company, Urea-Z, Inc. She also consults small businesses on marketing and business strategy including Nomads Giving Back! with her role as the Director of Strategy and Communications. On a personal level, in early 2019, she began her new lifestyle exploring the world as a geographically free digital nomad, pursuing her passions of yoga, scuba diving, and hiking around the globe.
July 3rd, 2019
Social Impact Open Mic!
Nomads Giving Back, Charity Makeover & 22stars Foundation are hosting an open mic jam session in Lisbon's beautiful Jardim D Luis Park. Join us for some live acoustic music, free beer and good company in support of these causes. Free to attend with recommended donation of 5€. With invites out to our friends from Remote Year, Nomad Cruise and the Lisbon Digital Nomads Meetup, this should be a great mix of interesting people. We hope to see you there!
April 16th, 2019
How To Give Back Abroad!
In our engaging workshop, we:
⟶ shared best practices and the "Do’s & Don’ts" of volunteering
⟶ discussed the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
⟶ determined which SDG you’re most passionate about
⟶ researched and found opportunities to give back locally in Bali and abroad
⟶ offered an exclusive contest to raise awareness of local causes to win a free camping trip -> our Bali Impact Adventure!
September 6th, 2019
Let's Support A Local Business! Warung Stories Beach Bar!
Wayan’s dream is to channel profits from Stories into local communities, to give them a better quality of life. He hopes to run tours to his own community, to introduce travelers to traditional Balinese village life. Simply put, Wayan wants to improve their stories.
This event was the first step towards making Wayan’s beautiful vision a reality, and putting Stories on the map.
100% of profits and voluntary donations went to help Wayan's socially-conscious business get ready for its official opening on July 31st.
July 27th, 2019
Let's Paint Together For Comuna 14!
This is a special event where you will have the opportunity to paint a wall with the community of Comuna 14, with this painting days Pincelazos reinforce the sense of belonging of El Poblado, Antioquia, Colombia and eliminate social barriers in the territory.
The Pincelazos project focuses on the inclusion and participation of all its inhabitants by working for the same cause and diminish the indifference of some sectors of the comuna towards neighborhoods excluded from the generalized economic dynamics of El Poblado.
June 1st, 2019
Let's Talk About Social Impact with Nomads Giving Back!
Lisbon Digital Nomads & Nomads Giving Back! invite you to join us for a panel discussion to talk about social impact! Let's meet social impact leaders, hear how they are solving social challenges and learn how you can help give back locally and abroad. You’ll also make new friends from all around the world who share a passion for making a difference!
April 14th, 2019
Meaningful Movie Meetup: Before The Flood
This epic documentary follows Leonardo DiCaprio as he travels the world examining firsthand the effects of climate change and exploring ways to prevent catastrophic damage that could make the Earth unsustainable for human life. During his journey, he speaks with such influential figures as President Barack Obama, Pope Francis and tech innovator Elon Musk, and makes a speech before the United Nations calling for greater action on this issue.
August 26th, 2019
Meaningful Movie Meetup: Half The Sky
This inspiring documentary series introduces women and girls who are living under some of the most difficult circumstances imaginable – and fighting bravely to change them. Traveling with intrepid reporter Nicholas Kristof and A-list celebrity advocates like America Ferrera, Diane Lane & Meg Ryan, the film reflects viable, sustainable options for empowerment and offers an actionable blueprint for transformation. Our future is in the hands of women everywhere.
July 22nd, 2019
Idiomas con Impacto-Languagues with Impact-Langues avec Impact
LANGUAGES WITH IMPACT
Let's celebrate our languages! Share with us our first cultural exchange where you will know the passion that moves us and the languages we have in common to change the world.
(Stories + Experiences + Cultural Exchange)
LANGUES AVEC IMPACT
Célébrons nos langues ! Partagez avec nous notre premier échange culturel où vous connaîtrez la passion qui nous émeut et les langues que nous avons en commun pour changer le monde.
April 26th, 2019
Let's Talk About Social Impact!
About the Social Causes:
Aldeas Infantiles SOS en Canarias not only helps the local community but is also part of an international organization that in Latin America and the Caribbean works in 20 countries with diverse social and cultural contexts. This gives us a broad knowledge of the reality in which children and families live throughout the region, and allows us to exchange experiences that strengthen and enrich our practices for and by children.
Oceans4Life Gran Canaria organizes beach cleans and dive cleans. We promote and support companies and groups that want to reduce the use of single-use plastics by providing them with viable alternatives. We educate the next generations to create a society with more awareness.
April 2nd, 2019
Meaningful Movie Meetup: RiverBlue
RiverBlue is a powerful documentary chronicling the remarkable journey of renowned conservationist Mark Angelo. Spanning the globe, the documentary spotlights the impact of one of the world’s most pollutive industries, fashion.
After the film, we had a subject matter expert in ethical fashion as our guest facilitator. Our dear friend, Klementina Duke, Ocean Goddesses CEO and co-founder facilitated our group discussion where everyone shared their insights and engaged in spirited discussions about the issues raised and shared how we can help to make a difference.
August 12th, 2019
Let's Volunteer at Medallo Language Camp!
Organized by Secretaría de la Juventud - Alcaldía de Medellín in the company of Nomads Giving Back! and GLOT , the Medallo Language Camp was a 3-day linguistic immersion experience for young people between the ages of 18 and 28 from the city of Medellín to learn and practice English. The camp not only seeks to enrich these young people, who don’t have the resources and facilities, by teaching them a second language. It also promotes intercultural exchange between local residents and foreign nomads of different nationalities, thus broadening their view of one other.
July 19th-July 21st, 2019
Skill Share: Social Impact Panel Discussion
What we learned:
- How the social impact leaders are striving to solve local and global social challenges.
- How to give back locally and abroad through volunteering, advocacy & fundraising.
- How social impact leaders are overcoming their challenges.
- How to volunteer and give back responsibly and ethically.
- Learn more about the local and global social causes.
- Get inspired to make a difference!
April 24th, 2019
Nomads Giving Back! Meetup
Do you love living in beautiful Medellín and traveling the world but want a better way to connect with fellow wanderers like yourself? Are you also interested in making a positive social impact in Medellín and other places around the world? If so, come do both this Thursday at La Guardia bar in El Poblado at our Nomads Giving Back! meetup!
March 28th, 2019