How Peace Fights Poverty

With record numbers of displaced people and man-made and natural disasters already putting strain on the international community, 2017 has been chaotic, violent, and unpredictable.  As we head towards 2018, inching closer to our 2030 milestones, it’s important to remember peace. This unassuming noun seems to become more and more fleeting as nations around the[…]

World Humanitarian Day 2017

World Humanitarian Day – Civilians are #NotATarget On August 19, we celebrated United Nations World Humanitarian Day – an event that resonates with the core of what we do at The Level Market and why. Each year thousands of civilians – including hundreds of humanitarian aid workers – are assaulted, injured, kidnapped or killed in[…]

Serve Every Day the Way Nelson Mandela Did

  “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” – Nelson Mandela Today marks Nelson Mandela Day. Scores of people in every corner of the earth are inspired[…]

Inspired Impact Interview with Stephanie Cox

  INSPIRED IMPACT is an ongoing blog series that gives voice to social entrepreneurs and leaders of mission-driven organizations who are making an impact in their communities, industries, and around the world. Stephanie Cox is the Founder and CEO of The Level Market. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedinand YouTube and learn more at thelevelmarket.com.   WHAT DO YOU DO? In[…]

10 Humanitarian Engineering Schools You Should Know

Humanitarian programs at some of the top schools in the U.S. are gaining in popularity. We’ve compiled a list of our ten favorite colleges that offer humanitarian engineering programs. Students from each of these schools are tackling profound humanitarian challenges and completing projects that will have a lasting positive impact on millions of people worldwide.[…]

Humanitarian aid conferences

Humanitarian Aid Conferences Not to Miss in 2017

Whether you’re looking to network with other aid actors, learn about new technologies or approaches, or connect with old (‘been around a while) colleagues, these essential humanitarian aid conferences are surely something to mark on your calendar. Not sure where to spend your travel dollars? We’ve attended quite a few – but have also done[…]

What’s on the AIDF agenda?

A focus of this year’s Global Disaster Relief Summit (AIDF) is emergency procurement strategies. As a startup whose mission is to create a global, transparent marketplace for purchasing aid supplies, we will attend with open ears. Throughout my career, I noticed the proliferation of innovations directed towards victims of natural and manmade crises and those[…]