Tag Archives: leadership

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

HOBY College Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our three outstanding HOBY College Scholarship Winners: Allie Thiesse, Umar Momen, and Kylie Kuhns! Allie Thiesse attended the HOBY South Dakota Leadership Seminar in 2013. She founded Walter’s Warriors to raise awareness and money for a best friend who is undergoing chemotherapy. To date, Allie has raised over $7,000 dollars! “Inspired by the courage […]

May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month!

Hey HOBY! Did you know that May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month? Global Youth Traffic Safety Month kicks off May 1! This annual campaign provides a tremendous opportunity for coordinated efforts by youth and traffic safety advocates to work together to raise awareness about issues impacting teens on the road. Did you know… Car crashes are […]