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Transformation Grants 2013

Summary of employees who were awarded a grant to help them transform the world, their community or themselves.

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Transformation Grants 2013

  1. 1. Transformation Grants 2013
  2. 2. LinkedIn Transformation Grants: (n.) Annual grants awarded to LinkedIn employees to support their efforts to transform themselves, their families, their communities and/or the world. ©2013 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
  3. 3. Akhilesh Gupta Mountain View, CA Creating a Bluetooth-enabled button to alert friends & family in an emergency situation
  4. 4. Akshit Khurana & Neha Jain Neha Jain, India Cleaning up areas in central Delhi – Chandni Chowk, Chawri Bazar – to inspire hope that Indian cities can be clean and green
  5. 5. Amal Prasad Mountain View, CA Providing for his 5-year-old son who was diagnosed with leukemia on June 1, 2013
  6. 6. Amy O’Sullivan & Evi Wiratma Sunnyvale, CA Providing low cost group counseling to Bay Area women whose spouses are unemployed
  7. 7. Anand Dave Chicago, IL Traveling to parts of India without cameras to take and give people the first picture of themselves & loved ones
  8. 8. Brett Wallace San Francisco, CA Teaching underprivileged kids the power of storytelling through education
  9. 9. Chris Wing New York, NY Funding & helping build 60 bunk beds for an orphanage in Tanzania
  10. 10. Iain Sammut Omaha, NE Publishing a book that teaches children how to communicate how to seek help if & when they’ve been abused
  11. 11. Jonathan Jackson San Francisco, CA Helping transform his mother’s career from nurse to professor by supporting her further education
  12. 12. Krista Canfield Mountain View, CA Installing a backup power source for the wheelchair lift in her Uncle’s home, who has multiple sclerosis
  13. 13. Luke Duncan Mountain View, CA Funding a field trip for his wife’s fifth-grade class in Oakland Unified School District
  14. 14. Michael Bennette Mountain View, CA Purchasing meals and have a group event to package 10,000 meals to ship to areas that have food shortages or have been impacted by a disaster
  15. 15. Shruthi Dathathri Mountain View, CA Providing medicine and education to a family whose breadwinner suffers from kidney dysfunction