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L4S Winner: Cameron Gehlert – HOBY Missouri, 2016

“HOBY opened my eyes to a clearer definition of what my volunteer service should be about: change, growth, commitment and continually re-evaluating those components. HOBY helped me recognize my service did not have to be limited to my own backyard.” I have never been afraid to talk to people but through HOBY I recognized the […]

A Little Change Goes a Long Way: How to Express Your Gratitude This Year

Milagros’ HOBY experience is not unique; in fact, it is more common than people can possibly realize.  HOBY changes young people, regardless of age, geography, ethnicity, socio-economic status, etc., into effective, compassionate and inspiring leaders. Perhaps you already know that through your personal experiences with HOBY. The season of gratitude and kindness is upon us.  […]

HOBY Dallas Gala – Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards on November 6th, 2019

HOBY is celebrating outstanding leadership with our Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards Gala in Dallas, Texas on November 6th at 6pm. Each year the Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards recognizes leaders in diverse areas of human endeavor and supports fundraising efforts that sustain HOBY programs, which provide young people with leadership development opportunities throughout the world. This year, […]

Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards Reception – New York, October 23rd, 2019

HOBY is celebrating outstanding leadership with our Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards reception in New York on October 23rd at 6pm in NYC. Each year the Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards recognizes leaders in diverse areas of human endeavor and supports fundraising efforts that sustain HOBY programs, which provide young people with leadership development opportunities throughout the world. This […]

How HOBY Will Make Me a Better Doctor: The Importance of “Soft Skills” in Medicine

It seems like just yesterday that I stepped on to the California Lutheran University campus on June 7, 2007 for the California Central HOBY seminar. It was a weekend that changed my life and introduced me to some of my closest friends. Many of my fellow HOBY ambassadors now serve as world-leaders in politics, the arts, […]

HOBY 2019 Volunteer Training Institute Highlights

Our annual Training Institute was held in the heavily air- conditioned Hyatt Winfrey Hotel in Birmingham, AL on Aug 15- 18th! Volunteers, DNPs and HOBY International staff from almost all corners of the United States flocked by the hundreds to participate in this highly informative training. Here are some highlights: Friday, August 16 was the […]

HOBY Event Highlight: 2019 Global Leadership Awards in Chicago

HOBY’s second annual Global Leadership Awards reception was held at Cushman & Wakefield’s headquarters in Chicago. Shawn Mobley, the CEO of the Americas for C&W and Anna Gomez, CFO of the Leo Burnett Group co-hosted the event with over 150+ people in attendance. Taylor Hicks, the “American Idol” season 5 winner, provided the entertainment for the […]