Posted by Emily

Melinda Gates: “It’s time we move from talk to action.”

Photo Credit: UN Women Melinda Gates, Barbara Bush and Katie Couric led a fast-paced, fascinating conversation on global health, called #BetterByHalf, in NYC yesterday.  A few highlights: Melinda: I didn’t think I would get involved in this work. I was a political science major in college and worked at Microsoft.  I went to Africa on […]

Become a #GivingTuesday Social Media Ambassador

You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Even better is #GivingTuesday – a global rally for great giving on December 2, 2014. We’re looking for volunteer #GivingTuesday social media ambassadors – people to join us to share easy social media actions and spread the word to build the #GivingTuesday movement. #GivingTuesday encourages people to […]

#AYASummit on CBS News

Nikki Burdine of CBS News featured the #AYASummit and the ONE Girls and Women Campaign in a fabulous news segment today.  I was interviewed for the story and thought I’d share a few highlights: Technology makes us all neighbors, and these women are making it their mission to use their power for good. “That’s what it’s all […]

The ONE #AYASummit

Tomorrow I head to DC for the #AYASummit and I couldn’t be more excited. Hosted by ONE and Google, the #AYA Summit will focus on issues facing women and girls in the developing world, with a particular emphasis on what it means to be born female in Africa and what we, along with girls and […]

We Are Here With Alicia Keys

My girls and I have been playing We Are Here by Alicia Keys pretty much nonstop since she rocked the Social Good Summit on Sunday with her words, her news, her passion and her new song. Picture this: Alicia Keys walking onstage wearing a jaunty fedora, black leather pants and a sheer black shirt covering […]

Blogust ’14 Starts Today!

We are thrilled to announce that Blogust – back for year three – starts today! Blogust is an incredible social good campaign that The Motherhood has had the great privilege of working on with the UN Foundation and Shot@Life since its inception three years ago. Thanks to Blogust, 200,000 vaccines have been donated to kids […]

The Motherhood supports the ONE Campaign Girls and Women Initiative

The ONE Campaign launched the new ONE Campaign Girls and Women Initiative this week and we are thrilled to be on their advisory board. To help kick things off, I posted to the ONE blog about Malala Day and how my family is celebrating this weekend.  If you could take a moment to head on […]

The Motherhood Reports: The Most Effective Ways to Engage Moms Online on Behalf of Brands

For more than a year, The Motherhood has worked with the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence and the University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business to research and analyze what works and what doesn’t work for brands looking to reach, engage and activate moms online. In the study, we extensively examined more than […]

Shot@Life and Walgreens win HALO Award for Best Health Campaign

Congratulations to Shot@Life and Walgreens for winning a HALO Award from the Cause Marketing Forum for their “Get A Shot. Give A Shot” program! Walgreens partnered with the United Nations Foundation in 2013 to launch “Get a Shot. Give a Shot,” pledging to donate the value of a life-saving vaccine to the UN Foundation’s Shot@Life […]

On the Today Show with Hoda and Jenna Bush Hagar

I was on the Today Show with Hoda and Jenna Bush Hagar talking about “How parents can relate to kids at any age.” Here’s the link to the segment: Emily McKhann and The Motherhood on the Today Show.  Please watch!! We talked about helicopter parenting versus ‘sidle up’ parenting, finding common ground, and “stop, look and […]

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