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"I will pledge $500 to Catalytic Communities for outreach to business and economy projects in 2007 but only if 50 Stanford, Carolina, or other friends of CatComm will each pledge $50 or more."

— Patrick Donohue, Stanford '96 & UNC '04 (MBA)

Deadline to sign up by: 21st December 2006
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$3000 allows Catalytic Communities to reach out to and support some 30 new business and economy community projects around the world in 2007.

To see the current listing of Business & Economy projects, visit and scroll down in the Community Solutions Database categories.

“Catalytic Communities represents the ‘best of the best’ technologists whose innovations benefit humanity, and we are thrilled to welcome them into our community of Tech Laureates,” - Amanda Reilly of The Tech Museum of Innovation on CatComm's 2006 Tech Museum Award

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  • Hey Carolina folks,

    here's a story about last year's visit of Kenan-Flagler MBA students to the Asa Branca favela in Rio de Janeiro with Catalytic Communities.

    This is the second year that CatComm has taken Mabel Miguel and her students to visit Asa Branca... and you can read about the big impact the visits had! The experience is so popular among students that Mabel wants to make it a regular part of her GIEs.

    In 2005 Bezerra, the local community leader in Asa Branca, was given a picture and certificate of appreciation by Mabel and the visitings MBAs, which he used to good effect:

    "Bezerra proceeded to carry these documents with him to city meetings, showing local politicians: 'I've got future business leaders of America visiting my community, and you can't even pave our streets?!'"

  • For the Carolina folks, I've made a webpage that describes Kenan-Flagler's growing friendship with CatComm. Find it at
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Current signatories (Green text = they've done it)

Patrick Donohue, the Pledge Creator, joined by:

  • Amber Maria Levinson
  • Mabel Miguel
  • Mauro Angelino
  • Shelly Zaclis Bronstein
  • Maura Donohue
  • JJ Froehlich
  • Steven Ketchpel
  • Karen Seeh
  • jenny zeng
  • Peggy Sharpnack
  • Liz Garrity
  • Ziba Garrity
  • Monique Truman
  • Ziba Garrity
  • Stephanie Hartley
  • stephanie yardley
  • Jackie Middaugh
  • Fred Middaugh
  • Sameer Dholakia
  • Anthony Ramirez
  • Anne Stern
  • Kevin Park
  • T & T Truman
  • Drake Williams
  • Fiona Coll
  • laura cuozzo
  • Mariano
  • Monny Hart
  • Z. Hart
  • Lauren Iannotti
  • Marina Kim
  • T & T Truman
  • 18 people who did not want to give their names

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