global issues

August 17th 2011 - Written by: Kelsy

Take Action: Three Ways to Do Something About Famine in Africa

Earlier this month, Osprey ambassador Majka Burhardt, recently published a book called Coffee Story: Ethiopia. In her book, Majka digs deep to tell the story of coffee’s heartland and how the crop has shaped a region, a people and a culture. Spending so much time in Ethiopia, Majka came home with a message of hope and powerful motivation to tell the story of this incredible place and to urge people to help.

In a recent article on Forbes.com, Majka shed some light on how we can all do something to help countries like Ethiopia in the Horn of Africa.

There is famine in the Horn of Africa. Of course. Isn’t there always?

Are you cringing yet? Good. Here are three things we can do now to help the Horn of Africa, beyond just sending famine relief: (1) Change the conversation. (2) Invest in the positive. (3) Tackle the uncomfortable.

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March 4th 2011 - Written by: Kelsy

An Army of Women

It takes an army.

“Not a military one. An army of women. A battalion of passionate mothers, daughters, and sisters that are milling to sacrifice time, money, and energy to be crusaders of gender equality and human rights… An army of committed women can change the world.”

We are proud and honored to be supporting Shannon Galpin and Mountain2Mountain. Read USA Today’s full Investing in Women and Girls Report here.


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