Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Micro Grants

Jean-Paul Le  /      10/02/14
Jean-Paul Le is a healthcare supply chain consultant based in NYC. He volunteers as a speaker and staff leader for Taglit-Birthright Israel.
 
As I transition away from a career in supply chain management, I have been drawn to the skills, knowledge and interpersonal connections made possible by bartending. Many of my closest friends in the local Jewish community frequently meet up for post-work drinks at a local bar, and we’ve come to know our bartender very well. 
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Andrea Ausztrics  /      09/10/14
Andrea Ausztrics is a pre-doctorate researcher about Jewish museums, a video artist and a producer who has worked as a freelancer for more than ten years. She is part of different initiatives all around the Jewish globe such as ROI, the Muslim Jewish Conference, Marom Budapest, Dor Hadas (as a Board Member), the European Masorti Movement and the MiNYanim Group.

I applied for the Go Learn! Micro Grant, which is a Go Research! category in my specific case.
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Sarah Chandler  /      09/10/14
Sarah Chandler, who participated in the first cohort of ROI in 2006, is the Director of Earth Based Spiritual Practice at Hazon. She is also a Jewish experiential educator, community activist, spiritual leader, and blogger. Recently, Sarah completed the Institute for Jewish Spirituality’s “Jewish Mindfulness Teacher Training.” She will be ordained as a Kohenet (Hebrew priestess) in July 2015.

What if I told you that the answers to the questions of daily life were hidden in plain view?
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Viktoria Dolburd  /      09/09/14
Viktoria (Vika) Dolburd Kanar is a proud ROIer graduate of the first ever 2006 class! Today she is a partner at Bottom Line Consulting, which advances Israeli fashion designers and startups combining fashion and technology to provide solutions, which will revolutionize your shopping experience.

Israelis, the Startup Nation, are used to being known for their leading role in an enormous variety of tech industries. 
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Gabriel Buznick  /      09/09/14
Gabriel Buznick is a member of the ROI Family. He was a participant in the Muslim Jewish Conference held in Vienna in August 2014. MJC is a non-profit organization building mutual trust, respect and cooperation between the Muslim and Jewish peoples.

The grant awarded by the ROI Community gave me the opportunity to participate in the Muslim Jewish Conference in Vienna, where 100 Jews and Muslims from over 40 countries gathered to strengthen their bonds of understanding, to get to know each other and to put prejudices aside in order to make this world a little nicer.
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David Kramer  /      09/09/14
David Kramer is founder and director of NU Campaign, a global initiative engaging today's generation to be activists for important charitable causes, through unique designer T-shirts.

Do you have a great T-shirt design idea that could change the world?
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Zev Moses  /      09/08/14
Zev Moses is founder and Executive Director of the Museum of Jewish Montreal.

It’s been a few months since I attended SXSW Interactive with an ROI Go Network Micro Grant, and that has given me some time to process what was an exciting, educational, immersive and somewhat overwhelming experience.
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Noemi Schlosser  /      09/03/14
Noemi Schlosser is the writer, director and producer of the mixed media theater company Salomee Speelt.

This May I had the chance to travel to different cities in the USA to work and promote future shows, thanks to an ROI Micro Grant.
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Tal Grunspan  /      09/03/14
Tal Grunspan is the founder and chair of Limmud TLV, the Tel-Avivian community which is part of the Limmud International network of communities around the world.

I applied for a Go Network! Micro Grant. The Micro Grant I received from ROI allowed me to take part as a participant and a presenter in Limmud New York, and much more.
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Alla Yakirevich  /      09/03/14
Alla Iakirevich works as a bookkeeper and is interested in meeting Jews from different countries, learning about Jewish communities in other countries and building a social network.

I applied for a Go Network (conference) Micro Grant to attend the ECJS event - Just One Shabbat in Dublin.
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