Author: Go.Asia

Khan Academy: Salman Khan’s vision on Free Online Education

Bangladeshi-American educator and entrepreneur Salman Khan, founder of a free online education platform Khan Academy is a star teacher across the digital world especially for his ultimate success in online education, giving hundreds of millions students from different countries a chance to fun, easy, interactive—and more importantly, free lessons. Started in 2004, Khan has been uploading teaching videos to YouTube for free. The motivation behind is to offer education with no limits: people do not have to pay for the videos and they can access the videos anytime they desire, learning the specific subjects they are interested in. To many investors, the Khan...

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Women Helping Women Hong Kong (WHWHK)

Organization: Women Helping Women Hong Kong (WHWHK) Introduction: Women Helping Women Hong Kong is a non-profit charitable organization that aims at empowering women, enabling them to achieve their goals and aspiration through education, counselling, and financial support. The organization also funds and implements external educational and interventional programs, which are designed for those who have experience violence and abuse in Hong Kong. Year of Establishment: 2010 Leading Campaigns: Women Helping Women in support of Single Mothers, A New Page of Life (in support of women who experienced domestic violence) Service: Donation to Charity, Public Education Region: Hong Kong Website:...

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G-Dragon (Kwon Ji-Yong)

G-Dragon is an award-winning famous musician, rapper, singer-songwriter and record producer based in South Korea. He debuted as a leader of the idol group BigBang under the record label YG Entertainment in 2006 and has gained a worldwide fandom. He was chosen as one of the “50 Reasons Why Seoul is the Best City” by CNN. G-Dragon has worked with YG “With” Campaign to support community projects around the globe. They succeeded in building a school in Nepal and a fishery in Haiti for the deprived children and victims of earthquakes. Besides, G-Dragon encourages his fan clubs to spend...

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Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande is an American singer and actress who debuted in a Broadway musical in 2008. Besides her appearance on stage and television shows, Grande released her first solo album in 2013 and has been nominated for two Grammy Awards. Grande started her charitable acts at ten, she co-founded the South Florida youth singing group Kids Who Care, which performed for charitable fundraising events. In 2009, as a member of the charitable organization Broadway, Grande taught music and dance to children in South Africa along with her brother. Additionally, Grande promotes pet adoption and has adopted several rescue dogs...

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Emma Watson

Emma Watson is an English actress. She rose to prominence as Hermoine Granger in the Harry Potter series. Watson has promoted education for girls. In July 2014, she was appointed as a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador. In September, she delivered an address at UN Headquarters helping launch the UN Women campaign HeForShe, which is a solidarity campaign for gender equality, aiming to engage men as agents of change for the achievement of gender equality and women’s rights and encourage men to take action against inequalities faced by women. Watson’s speech about her own path to feminism and call to...

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