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Hong Kong :: China | over 1 year ago

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Wood is the founder of Room to Read , a U.S.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to improving literacy in developing countries, particularly in Asia and Africa. He left his job at Microsoft in 1999 to found the charity, which has opened 15,000

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Mumbai :: India | over 1 year ago

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Microsoft business development director and social entrepreneur John Wood's second book, Creating Room to Read: A Story of Hope in the Battle for Global Literacy', is an inspiring and ethical business success manual. It is also a clarion call to

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Kathmandu :: Nepal | 2 years ago

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John Wood was on the fast track to being an executive at Microsoft but he gave it up at a relatively young age in order to form an NGO, Room to Read , which was focused on helping children do better in life through literacy and gender equality. I am

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Minneapolis :: MN :: USA | 2 years ago

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John Wood, founder and board co-chair of Room to Read , will speak to more than 650 doctoral students at Walden University's academic residency on May 12, 2012 , at the Hilton Americas-Houston. Combining his passion for social change with the

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Vancouver :: Canada | over 2 years ago

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Coffee and charity. Last month, The Vancouver Sun partnered with his company, JJ Bean, to celebrate the newspaper's 100th birthday. The Vancouver Sun Birthday Bean was created to enjoy with your morning paper (or just to have a cuppa, whenever).

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Ho Chi Minh City :: Vietnam | over 2 years ago

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One of the legendary triumphs of philanthropy was Andrew Carnegie's construction of more than 2,500 libraries around the world...Wood's charity, Room to Read, has opened 12,000 of these libraries around the world, along with 1,500 schools...He has

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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | over 3 years ago

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Room to Read, which is a charity organization based in San Francisco, Ca has been named by Barron's Magazine as Top in Class and High Impact . Barron's Magazine Top 25 Givers annual issue placed Room to Read ninth out of 25 generous charity

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New Delhi :: India | over 3 years ago

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An initiative called 'Room to Read' is making a difference to children's education needs and helping to nurture the pleasure of reading books. Deepanjali Kakati reports Hema Bisht, from a village near Nainital in Uttarakhand, had to give up school

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Kathmandu :: Nepal | almost 4 years ago

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CSMonitor.com top stories, cartoons and photos John Wood was in Nepal in 1998 when he chanced to meet an education official who invited him to visit a school. Moved by the school's meager collection of castoff books, so precious they were kept under

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Vientiane :: Laos | over 4 years ago

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CU-Boulder's spring commencement ceremony will be at 8:30 a.m...The stadium gates will open at 7 a.m. the morning of the ceremony...He founded Room to Read after a trek through Nepal in 2000, during which he visited several schools. Wood quit his

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