February 2012

Finding Your Calling as a Skillanthropist

Shannon Maynard is director of Grameen Foundation’s Bankers without Borders initiative. In today’s dynamic world, the importance of volunteering – to both the recipient and the volunteer – cannot be exaggerated. Unfortunately, volunteering is often perceived as a form of charity or something that only the recipient benefits from. What is not emphasized enough is the fact that volunteers gain just as much from the experience.

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