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Entertainment Weekly: Louis C.K. won $50,000 on Jeopardy!

Entertainment Weekly reports on Louis C.K.’s win on Jeopardy on Wednesday, May 18. Louis C.K. became a Jeopardy champ Wednesday, walking away with $50,000 for a charity of his choice and yet another claim to fame. Louis C.K. won $50,000 on ‘Jeopardy!’ Louis C.K. became a Jeopardy champ Wednesday, walking away with $50,000 for a…

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DVR Alert! Louis CK Is Set to Rock Jeopardy this Wednesday

Hidden Remote shares their excitement to see comedian Louis C.K. as a Power Player contestant on this week’s Jeopardy! Louis CK is going to be on ‘Jeopardy’ this week, so you should probably go set your DVR, ASAP. DVR Alert! Louis CK Is Set to Rock Jeopardy this Wednesday Click here to continue reading the…

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Around Town: Louis C.K. on Jeopardy!

Washington Life Magazine chats with comedian and Jeopardy! contestant Louis C.K. before the taping of his Power Players episode about his involvement with Fistula Foundation. In early April, a convoy of 18-wheelers and an army of Jeopardy! producers set up camp at DAR Constitution Hall to film tapings of two tournament finales and a special…

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Louis C.K. And Al Franken Are Jeopardy Power Players This Week

The Interrobang reports on Jeopardy! Power Players for the week of May 16 – 20, and shares Louis C.K.’s reactions to competing on the show: Louis says he’s been watching Jeopardy! since he was a kid, but is a bit nervous about bombing. “I think they’re going to be funnier than me” he said about…

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Mother’s Day Video: Sarah’s Story

This Mother’s Day is a special one for Sarah. Sarah Omega, our communications officer in Eldoret, Kenya, is a fistula survivor and maternal health advocate. Raped at the age of 19, she endured a lengthy obstructed labor and gave birth to a stillborn baby boy. She also developed a fistula. Thinking treatment was impossible, she lived…

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Kate Grant MPA ’94: Money does not equal happiness

An interview with CEO Kate Grant from Career Services at Princeton University about what she would do if she won the lottery, and her advice to young adults with dreams of changing the world. Kate Grant MPA ’94: Money does not equal happiness | Career Services Would I make a lot more money if I…

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Partner Surgeon Dr. Denis Mukwege Named a Time 100 Honoree

In April, Dr. Denis Mukwege was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people, honored for his work with survivors of wartime rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The article, written by Dr. Jill Biden—wife of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and a lifelong educator—describes him thus: “With a towering presence, a…

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This Indian has created an underwear for women on their period

Miki Agrawal is a New York-based entrepreneur who invests in projects that tackles taboo subjects while helping fund women’s health non-profits. She’s a co-founder of Icon, an incontinence underwear that helps fund and support Fistula Foundation’s work.    This Indian has created an underwear for women on their period

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Surgeon Spotlight: Itengré Ouédraogo

Born in Burkina Faso and educated in Cuba, Dr. Itengré Ouédraogo trained as a general surgeon before returning to West Africa. It was while working with a United Nations health initiative in rural Gouré, Niger, that he had his first direct contact with fistula patients. Being from sub-Saharan Africa, he was familiar with the kinds…

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