Tag Archives: leadership

Kindness– Let’s Fill Up the Cup This Week!

The time for kindness is now. This week is Random Acts of Kindness Week. Yes, ALL Week! Every day is an opportunity to spread happiness, and it doesn’t take much. Studies show that acts of kindness and service to others improves our own physical and mental health, and is rumored to increase lifespan! When learning […]

Inaugural Leadership Awards Dinner Honors Dallas Moguls

HOBY held the inaugural Leadership Awards Dinner in Dallas, Texas on November 1st, 2018 We were grateful and honored to celebrate the outstanding achievements of the evening’s honorees, Doug Dywer, Sara Fulmer, Meranda Cohn, American Airlines and Neemekh Mudvari. It was special to share a room with so many who believe in our mission to […]

2017 NYC Albert Schweitzer Awards Honoree- His Excellency, Ambassador T. Hamid al-Bayati

The Albert Schweitzer Leadership Award is presented to individuals who have distinguished themselves through their service to mankind and have contributed significantly through their leadership to the education and motivation of youth. Ambassador T. Hamid al-Bayati Professor at Fordham University Former Permanent Representative  of Iraq to the UN “Youth education is the only way to have better leaders for a […]

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Giving Tuesday: Creating a ripple of GIVING

If you are on any social media you are probably seeing a lot of references to #GivingTuesday.  HOBY outlets are no exception. So what exactly is it? In it’s 4th year, Giving Tuesday is a simple idea; a global celebration of a movement for people to GIVE BACK to organizations that are doing great things. […]

The Return to Africa–

Author: Cheryl Brenn, Director of National Programs Most of us are familiar with the HOBY Story: In the summer of 1958, our founder, Hugh O’Brian received the invitation that would change his life. O’Brian, then 33, was in Winnipeg, Manitoba, parlaying his fame as television’s legendary Wyatt Earp into extra income by guest-starring with a circus. […]

Guest Blog: Michael Zaydon on the Emerging Leaders Symposium

Author Bio: Michael Zaydon, CPA Senior Associate – Private Equity Specialist Group PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in New York City 2006 Central PA HOBY Alumnus 2007-Present Central PA HOBY Leadership Seminar Facilitator 2013-Present Central PA HOBY Leadership Seminar Section Leader   The M&A Advisor named Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership the 2015/2016 Education Foundation Honoree and sponsored 20 […]

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Region B Volunteer Spotlight

National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 and is about demonstrating to the nation that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals.  According to Points of Light, “National Volunteer Week is about taking action and encouraging individuals and their respective communities to be at the center of social […]

Region H Volunteer Spotlights

National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 and is about demonstrating to the nation that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals.  According to Points of Light, “National Volunteer Week is about taking action and encouraging individuals and their respective communities to be at the center of social […]

Alumnae Spotlights: Meet Petra and Rose!

Meet Petra Chiabi and Rose Parisi, two outstanding HOBY alumnae! Petra Chiabi Warwick Valley High School Chester, NY HOBY 2014 New York East Leadership Seminar Teens for Jeans Drive Leader “After HOBY, I was so full of excitement and energy that in a way I felt obligated to take what I learned and make an […]

2015 HOBY Training Institute

Each summer, HOBY conducts a Training Institute (TI), gathering its key volunteer leaders from across the nation. Volunteers learn and exchange ideas on best practices in program management and development, youth leadership training, fundraising, recruitment, marketing, and more. The participants return to their home sites and resume their responsibilities with renewed enthusiasm and vision, and […]