How Malaysia is Building a Resilient Society through Youth EngagementJon Chin | December 13, 2016
Today’s blog is from a guest writer, Khairul Saleh in Malaysia, and shares how his part of the world is helping achieve the UN SDGs. On the 3rd December 2016, WWF Malaysia has organized a conference aiming at gathering youth to embark on a discourse surrounding sustainable topic, especially on Sustainable Consumption & Production (SCP), […]
Youth Assembly at the United Nations!Jon Chin | October 8, 2016
This 3 day event at the United Nations is aimed towards young leaders ages 16-28 of any nationalities to come together and tackle world problems. There will be a great diversity within the delegates, as the delegates will be coming from at least 70 countries who are member states of the United Nations. http://www.youthassembly.nyc/individual-registration Early bird registration ends […]
We made Open IDEO’s shortlistJon Chin | September 27, 2016
We’re proud to have made Open IDEO’s top 40 Innovative Solutions in Ending Food Waste. Help us refine our idea by participating in the discussion here: https://challenges.openideo.com/challenge/food-waste/refinement/combating-food-waste-by-sharing-meals/comments#!
The Forgotten OnesMyra Kim | September 9, 2016
My parents grew up in post-war China, when food was already a dwindled resource. I haven’t heard all of the stories, but finding enough to eat was often a bigger concern than making sure they ate right. When they made it to the United States, their first apartments were in Manhattan’s Chinatown and food continued […]
NYU Meal Plans Explained!Jon Chin | September 8, 2016
Make your best decision about your NYU Meal Plan! Available for download.
Pathways to Zero HungerMyra Kim | September 3, 2016
The Zero Hunger Challenge was launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2012 to achieve the goal of relieving hunger, malnutrition, and rural poverty through the transformation of our currently existing food systems. On September 22nd, the United Nations will be hosting the Pathways to Zero Hunger event, which will be attended by Heads of State […]
2016 NGO Global SummitJon Chin | August 29, 2016
On Aug 24-26, the United Nations held their 2016 NGO Global Summit, hosted by the Youth Global Leadership Foundation. The focus was on diversity, action, and passion. Guest blog by Danielle Davis, NYU ’17 Upon gazing at the world’s flags, my heart swelled with a sense of exuberance and anticipation. Despite being a Native New […]
GODAN Open Data Challenge WinnersMyra Kim | August 27, 2016
The GODAN Open Data Challenge invited people around the world to find practical solutions in agriculture and nutrition by better utilizing and collecting data to ultimately improve our food system. The winner for policy solutions was Muchiri Nyaggah, who created a agriculture sector data coordination policy that would provide a framework and tech platform to […]
Name these salad greens!Jon Chin | August 23, 2016
The Community Agriculture club at NYU grows tons of fresh vegetables for their students! What does your campus grow?
In the New York TimesJon Chin | August 7, 2016
Share Meals has been a labor of love for the last 3 years. Recently, we’ve had a lot of great success, including being featured in a recent New York Times article. Thank you all, honestly, for helping to make this a reality. We have a few surprises for the upcoming 2016-2017 academic year and you’re […]