TOMS executive to speak on strategy, impact of new for-profit model


November 18, 2011

One for One™ model stresses social entrepreneurship

On a trip to Argentina in 2006, Blake Mycoskie saw extreme poverty and poor health conditions, as well as children walking without shoes. Wanting to help, he created TOMS – a for-profit shoe company that would match every pair of shoes purchased with a pair of new shoes given to a child in need. One for One™. Today, TOMS has given more than one million pairs of new shoes to children in need around the world. One for One Download Full Image

Candice Kislack, TOMS chief strategy and mission officer, will present the strategy and impact of the movement at the event “One for One: Building Communities One Step at a Time” at 4:30 p.m., Nov. 28, at the Polytechnic campus in the Cooley Ballrooms. 

Presented by ASU’s College of Technology and Innovation and Changemaker Central @ ASU, the event is aimed at inspiring students to develop and cultivate creative ideas and solutions that will socially impact their local and global communities.

The event will open with a presentation by Tyler Eltringham, ASU student and CEO and founder of OneShot – an organization dedicated to providing meningococcal meningitis vaccinations to college students living in dormitories and university housing in a "One for One" model. For every vaccine administered stateside, one is donated to the meningitis belt of Africa.

“One for One: Building Communities One Step at a Time” is free and open to the public. Attendees who RSVP will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a pair of TOMS. Those who wear their TOMS to the event also will be entered to win other prizes. For more information and to RSVP,  visit http://asuevents.asu.edu/one-one-building-communities-one-step-time

For more information on the One for One movement at TOMS, visit: http://www.toms.com/our-movement

 

Tsosie delivers final lecture in School of Transformation series


November 18, 2011

Professor Rebecca Tsosie gave the final lecture, “Politics of Inclusion: Indigenous Peoples and American Citizenship,” at the 2011 Seeking Justice in Arizona lecture series on Nov. 16 at the ASU School of Social Transformation.

Tsosie’s talk was part of her work-in-progress that she will be presenting at the University of Maryland this spring. Law Professor Download Full Image

Tsosie teaches in the areas of Indian law, Property, Bioethics and Critical Race Theory, as well as seminars in International Indigenous Rights and in the College’s Tribal Policy, Law, and Government Master of Laws program. She has written and published widely on doctrinal and theoretical issues related to tribal sovereignty, environmental policy and cultural rights, and is the author of many prominent articles dealing with cultural resources and cultural pluralism.

Megan Stewart
mlstewa3@asu.edu

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