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HOBY 2019: A Year in Review with the CEO

“HOBY taught me how to be a good leader, that being a leader means not only being connected with others but also connected to the world.” Azra Gokdenir 2019 HOBY Turkey Ambassador   I am writing this while returning from HOBY’s first-ever seminar in Istanbul, Turkey, at Darusaffaka, a school for low-income orphans and children who […]

Shoot For the Moon: A Look Back at HOBY in 2018

I just finished a brisk walk through midtown Manhattan, visiting HOBY alumni, board members, volunteers and donors. I come to NYC regularly but there is always something particularly special about the city in December. It can be cold and wet, but throughout the day, there is something different about the usual NYC hustle and bustle; […]