The WISE YOU Community
Helping Yourself While Helping Others
Join the WISE YOU Community and make a difference for diverse founders and the planet we share. As a member of The WISE YOU Community, you will join a funding and learning exchange with diverse BIPOC and allied people from more than 60 countries, including the US. The Community supports emerging BIPOC-led climate change organizations; promotes funding equity; provides capacity-building support and professional coaching to help all people achieve their life, financial, and career goals in these changing times. With the community, you can help yourself while helping others.
Learn more about our premier partnership with Flerish and our WISE Leaders below.
Our Partnership Powered with Flerish
The WISE YOU Community makes it easy to self-define and assess your progress against life goals using a proprietary technology created by WISE partner, Flerish. Establish a peer support circle and get live coaching from our diverse network of experienced online advisors. Unlike many online community platforms, your confidential data is owned by you, and neither WISE nor our partners will share or sell it to anyone.
In partnership with The Human Flourishing Program at Harvard, we have found a way to bring behavioral science to your fingertips. After completing a short assessment, YOU will provide a simple index score that will show you areas of your life that could use a little more attention or focus. Your ongoing interaction with YOU is then personalized and customized for you.
Designed to be your best cheerleader, mentor, community-connector, and guide for getting you to where you want to go with the convenience of your smartphone or tablet or computer, the YOU lifestyle wellness tool will help you achieve your goals.
The WISE Fund identifies and provides intensive support to diverse founders to scale promising technologies and other novel strategies to heal the planet. Our inaugural group are modernizing Indigenous fire management technologies to control wildfires; creating water for billions worldwide who will be without water by 2025; and using kinetic energy to create clean, affordable power for our communities. Their technologies and strategies are independently tested, effective, and poised for replication.
Uncharted Power is building smart systems providing communities with clean & low-cost energy. The Uncharted System converts the ground we walk on into a connected platform that integrates critical infrastructure -- from power grids and broadband to sidewalks and water pipes.
Energy Efficiency uses solar-powered light points to light up communities in South Africa and around the world. They design and deploy their technologies to include WiFi access in off-grid communities, democratizing connectivity while decreasing crime and carbon footprints.
Harvesting the elements from thin air, Majik Water is increasing access to clean drinking water in water-stressed regions starting with Kenya. With an estimated 1.8 billion people living without water by 2025, Majik's technology shows if you have air, you can have drinking water.
Cultural Fire Management Council of the Yurok Nation in Northern California is adapting ancient fire technology to a modern context. Using fire stick technology they are mitigating wild fires and restoring the lands in their own communities and worldwide.
Women in Fire Initiative through the Pollination Foundation supports place-based indigenous communities of Australia and worldwide to use indigenous solutions especially cultural prescribed fire to manage the biodiversity of the land.
Afrigrants Foundation is a nonprofit organization that uses grants and venture philanthropy to invest and support women and girl empowerment. It works to mitigate the effect of poverty on women and girl’s aspirations, through education, capacity building and micro lending initiatives.
Olabi is a social organization that seeks to democratize the production of technology in the construction of a more diverse and fair world. Headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, it's is a makerspace, that is, a space for making. An environment where error is allowed, where people can get in touch and develop projects related to electronics, robotics, permaculture, artificial intelligence, digital fabrication, handicrafts, carpentry, design, among other techniques.
As part of The WISE You Community, you will fund diverse innovative entrepreneurs, address global warming, all in a way that provides you with transformative support for personal and career success during these tumultuous times. We know that real change starts with You. Together we can support equity and wellness for all people as we mobilize to save the planet we share.
The WISE YOU Community is specially designed for individual leaders. If you are an institutional funder in philanthropy, venture funding, social investment or other, we welcome your support by contacting us at [email protected]
Thank you for becoming a member of the community today!