Social Entrepreneur – Pamela Hawley


              
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR


Pamela Hawley is the founder and CEO of UniversalGiving, an award-winning nonprofit helping people to donate and volunteer with top performing, vetted organizations all over the world. 100% goes direct to the cause! All organizations are vetted with a proprietary Quality Model. UniversalGiving Corporate helps manage global CSR for companies, including the strategy, operations and NGO Vetting. Key clients include Cisco, Gap, BHP Billiton, Fluor, Sabre, RSF Social Finance, Symantec and inovia. 

Pamela is a winner of the Jefferson Award (the Nobel Prize in Community Service), and has been invited to three events in Social Innovation at the White House. UniversalGiving has been featured on the homepage of BusinessWeek, Oprah.com, CBS, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.  Pamela was a finalist for Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award and is an Expert Blogger for Fast Company and CSRWire. She also writes Living and Giving, a daily blog with the mission of “Inspiring Leaders to Live with Excellence and Love.”

Prior to UniversalGiving, Pamela was a co-founder of VolunteerMatch in 1996, and launched VolunteerMatch Corporate, bringing it to more than $1 million revenue and 20 Fortune 500 companies.