Stop sexual assault in the workplace

Stop sexual assault

Employers have the to maintain a workplace free of sexual assault. Not only is this a legal obligation, and good for business, but sexual assault spreads like a cancer. People start thinking it’s ok. You will pay a toll in employee morale, productivity, and non-stop lawsuits. I’ve been reading about the Largest sexual harassment cases. These cases are perfect examples of sexual assault where the accusers are afraid to make themselves known. Retaliation is a major concern. If you talk to your supervisor, which is often your abuser, you won’t get far. Under no circumstances should reprisals be allowed. In […]

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Helping The Poor

Helping the poor children

It turns out to be difficult for academics at universities to carry out studies far away with the level of detail that good scientific trials require. You need reliable staff on the ground who understand the science but who also have the social skills to work with partners and manage field operations. By 2002, as I was starting out as a professor, I founded a nonprofit called Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) to help fill these knowledge gaps in finance, health, education, food, and peace and postconflict recovery. IPA connects my curious number-crunching academic colleagues at the Massachusetts Institute of […]

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Aegis Foundation Sponsors


We, the Aegis Foundation are committed to help the vulnerable, needy, underserved, and imperiled youth plan, prepare and focus on education. We are a resource for our youth to inspire dreams, create leaders and provide scholarships for continuing education. Aegis Foundation believes we can reclaim the shaping of today’s seemingly forgotten youth by giving them back their livelihoods, getting them off the streets and back into supportive environments. We work in conjunction with these organizations to support and motivate these children to give them back what’s left of their childhood and prepare them for a healthy, responsible, and productive life. […]

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Oscar Night – Feb. 24, 2013

Aegis Foundation presents the 20th Annual Oscar Experience on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 5:30PM benefiting Smile Network & The Sanneh Foundation. Tickets are $65 (General) & $175 (VIP) and go on sale January 1, 2013. Daniel Green & Christopher Straub join forces at this year’s 2013 Twin Cities Official Oscar Experience. Red Carpet hosted by Christopher Straub of “Project Runway”Minneapolis Mayor RT Rybak To Present First Ever Visionary AwardVIP 3-Course MealSilent AuctionPredict The Winner contestFabulous VIP Swag BagsBlack Tie OptionalUber Offering Free Roundtrip Car Service For All VIP Guests, One-Way Rides For All GA All Proceeds To Benefit Smile Network International & The Sanneh Foundation.

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3rd annual High Heel Dash on August 15th!

Women running a marathon in heels

1070 Nicollet Mall  (Target Plaza)Minneapolis, Minnesota 3rd Annual Aegis Foundation High Heel Dash invites both men and women to show off their glamorous athletic prowess for a good cause!On Wednesday, August 15th at Target Plaza in Downtown Minneapolis contestants will compete against each other in 25-yard dash heats wearing heels 3 inches or taller. Special Guest DJ starts at 4pm! Heats will start at 6:30pm to give you time to leave work and dash to Nicollet Mall & 11th for a great cause! Participants are encouraged to raise a minimum of $250 to dash (tax deductible). Contestants will receive an […]

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