Below you’ll find information about the various organizations Tina works with.
The Franklin Institute
Founded in honor of America’s first scientist, Benjamin Franklin, The Franklin Institute is one of the oldest and premier centers of science education and development in the country. Today, the Institute continues its dedication to public education and creating a passion for science by offering new and exciting access to science and technology in ways that would dazzle and delight its namesake.
NPH USA supports Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH, Spanish for “Our Little Brothers and Sisters”), which is raising more than 3,400 orphaned, abandoned, and disadvantaged boys and girls in Bolivia, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru. An additional 1,600 children who live outside the homes receive scholarships, meals and healthcare. NPH community outreach programs provided over 95,000 services in 2014.
We support NPH through fundraising and volunteer programs. In addition to our national office, we have six regional offices, each working in tandem to build support for our mission.
Philadelphia Orchestra Association
Renowned for its distinctive sound, desired for its keen ability to capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences, and admired for an unrivaled legacy of “firsts” in music-making, The Philadelphia Orchestra remains one of the preeminent orchestras in the world.
The United Nations Foundation Global Entrepreneurs Council
The United Nations Foundation has brought together some of the brightest entrepreneurs under 45 through the Global Entrepreneurs Council to take the UN and the UN Foundation – and our campaigns, partnerships, and programs – to the next level of innovation and impact.
Council members represent various industries including, corporate, creative community, and media and have a proven track record of entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and advocacy on global issues.
The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) provides entrepreneurs with access to tools, mentorship, and resources that support each stage of their business’s development and growth. The YEC also promotes entrepreneurship as a solution to unemployment and underemployment. It was founded in 2010 by serial entrepreneur Scott Gerber.
Membership in the YEC is considered on an invite-only basis. The organization has several hundred members, all successful young entrepreneurs and business owners, ages 17 to 40 – a group that includes the founders and leaders of LivingSocial, Airbnb, Reddit, College Hunks Hauling Junk, Mint.com, myYearbook, Thrillist, Yodle, Threadless, ModCloth, Grasshopper, Likeable, HootSuite, Red Mango, and Blip.tv.
The YEC has been featured in hundreds of media outlets, including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, ABC News, CBS Evening News, Fox News, AOL, Portfolio.com, Bloomberg Businessweek, CNN, Reuters, Mashable, The Huffington Post, and NPR. Additionally, YEC content (contributed by various network members) is syndicated to over 40 major media outlets on a regular basis.