Erase Poverty Blog

May 29 - University Club Charity & Wine, Benefiting Erase Poverty

Come enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres while networking with 50+ business professionals, learning about Erase Poverty and discovering the University Club, San Diego’s only private business and social Club with views over the entire city. A special invitation to become a University Club Member will be available to all invited guests....

Giving. Golf. Gala. - Benefiting Erase Poverty

Giving. Golf. Gala. Our friends at 6 Degrees Networking are putting on two fantastic events on May 10! Calling all golfers! Join this fun golf event and raise money for a great cause! There are still places available. Not a golfer? You can still participate! Attend the Gala event in the evening at the beautiful Rancho Bernardo Inn. The evening...

A World Free of Poverty is Within Our Grasp

I had the privilege of listening to a speech at Georgetown University by the World Bank’s president, Jim Yong Kim. What an inspirational man! Full of vision, a spirit of collaboration, compassion and insight. Here are some excerpts and thoughts on what he had to say. He had some interesting collaborative and innovative approaches he...

Celebrate International Women's Day with Us!

You’re invited to join us as we celebrate International Women's Day!   A Celebration of the Economic Achievements of First-Generation Women Entrepreneurs in San Diego When: Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 1-3pm Where: Joe & Vi Jacobs Center, 404 Euclid Ave, San Diego, CA 92114   Cost: Free to attend, and plenty of free...

Erase Poverty CEO, Joanna Wasmuth, Named Finalist in San Diego Business Journal 2012 “Women Who Mean Business” Awards

We are pleased to announce that Erase Poverty CEO and Founder, Joanna Wasmuth, was a finalist in the 19th Annual San Diego Business Journal’s 2012 “Women Who Mean Business” awards!   The awards ceremony luncheon took place on Tuesday, November 6 at the Town & Country Resort, and leading event sponsors included...

Reflections on One Year Anniversary of Erase Poverty

Thoughts become things. A year and a half ago, a speaker I was listening to asked “If you could do anything this decade, what would it be? What would make the next ten the best ten?” This is what I wrote: “I would erase poverty for good. I would connect people, organizations, resources and ideas that make a sustainable difference...

It's Our One Year Anniversary - Let's Celebrate!

Come Celebrate Erase Poverty's One Year Anniversary! It’s time to celebrate the amazing first year of Erase Poverty! Come join the Erase Poverty community and new friends for a fun evening, powered by 6 Degrees. We are so grateful for everyone’s enthusiastic support. Together, we are making a difference around the world! ...

How Social Networks Shape Your Life (Oct 17) with James Fowler

Three Degrees of Influence:  "Everything we do or say tends to ripple through our network, having an impact on our friends (one degree), our friends’ friends (two degrees), and even our friends’ friends’ friends (three degrees).” - James Fowler, co-author, “Connected” Erase Poverty, Women...

Upcoming Events - September and October

Upcoming Events We have quite a few exciting events coming up this fall, and hope to see you soon!     September 22 (10am-5pm) - San Diego Entrepreneur Day  Join us for this exciting free event in San Diego's East Village! We’ll have a booth and will be leading a workshop on cause marketing. Pre-Register to be...

You're Invited to Happy Hour with Erase Poverty

June 20 5:30-7:30pm at CoMerge - 330 A Street, San Diego 92101 Join us for Erase Poverty Happy Hour! Come mix and mingle with like-minded people who are part of the Erase Poverty community - staff, advisors, volunteers, supporters, business members, people interested in joining!  The giant 10' Eraser will be there for you to sign...