“All of our growth has been because of networking,” says Guatemala’s Lorena Velasquez who believes most valuable thing you can do for your business is to meet people.
Companies that practice Skillanthrophy reimagine corporate volunteering with connection to people and businesses in challenged economies.
By Teresa Orth
A commitment to personal improvement drives The Vitamin Shoppe brand. So, the maker of nutritional supplements said yes when Bpeace asked if they would share their knowledge with two Salvadoran entrepreneurs.
By Phil Vigeant
“We have a lot of employees from Latin American who appreciate that we do this. It’s a shared interest across the company.”
By Justin Harlow
“We started the week with an innovation popup lab sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in San Salvador with 100+ guests that included Salvadoran professionals from the worlds of business, government, academia and the arts.”
By Marco Ambrosio
“The more we learn about other cultures, the better off we are. We've helped a mindful entrepreneur grow. These opportunities don’t always arise in large companies, which is why the connections that Bpeace enables are so uniquely valuable.”
By Marla Gitterman
Looking back on this year, I feel very grateful. Grateful for the Bpeace volunteers and donors who recognize the value of our work, grateful for my colleagues and committed staff in the U.S., El Salvador, Guatemala and Afghanistan, and gratef
By Carole Vaporean
In 2006, when husband and wife Eric and Jessica Talley set about looking for ways to cure their pit bull’s severe allergies, they could never have guessed it would be the start of their wildly successful doggie bakery, Bubba Rose Biscuit Company
By Toni Maloney
“Entrepreneurship Lessons for Peace and Profit” headlines the The Associated Press story that broke November 19, 2014 covering four of our Fast Runners and three of our Host Companies.
By Kathryn Lerner
The 13 Central American business owners (nine Salvadorans and four Guatemalans) had no idea just how favorably the next month would impact their businesses, when they landed in New York at midnight on May 9, 2014. T
By Toni Maloney
Bpeace has worked with many Host Companies over the years including PwC, NBC Universal, Etsy, Bumble & bumble, Ritz-Carlton Hotels and 100 more. Here are their tips on how to create a satisfying experience for their staff and for the visiting