Bruce Levenson Brings Philanthropy to Higher Education

The work of former NBA franchise owner Bruce Levenson has taken on an entirely new scope of importance. Levenson is the successful former owner of the Atlanta Hawks. He bought into the team almost a decade ago before leading them to the peak of the Eastern Conference (http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/11493472/jason-whitlock-bruce-levenson-atlanta-hawks). Levenson sold the team in 2014 and decided to completely change up his economic focus. Levenson is now focusing on what he calls the ‘Do Good Institute’. The Do Good Institute is an initiative that focuses on creating a campus where future business leaders can work on their philanthropic ideals. In short, the Do Good Institute is seeking to help make leaders who are interested in giving back to the community.

The Do Good Institute is an initiative that was launched out of the University of Maryland. The initiative took $75 million in seed money from Bruce Levenson and his wife, Karen, while Maryland itself donated an additional $20 million. The initiative itself has opened to a ton of success thanks to an enthusiastic student body and a slam dunk of a first course, Philanthropy 101. This first course serves as an introduction into the way entrepreneurs can approach philanthropy. Along with learning the ins and outs of philanthropy students will also be tasked with distributing $10,000 to the charity and causes that they believe in. The experience is textured, informative, and invigorating for those interesting in becoming entrepreneurs in the future who also are interested in giving back to the community.

Bruce Levenson has been as excited as anybody about the progress that the Do Good Institute has been showing. In a report by PR News, the University of Maryland is quickly becoming one of the key places for philanthropists to grow their knowledge and become more passionate and ingrained into the concept. Bruce Levenson is using the University of Maryland as his testing grounds for what will surely spread to other campuses in the country.

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An Overview of Norka Luque’s Musical Journey

The journey that defined the musical career of Norka Luque breathes a fresh air of positivity and offers motivation to others in pursuit of their dreams. . Norka, a Venezuelan based in America, discovered her love and passion for music at a tender age and has made it her goal to bring a message of hope and positivity through her music. Her parents accorded her unconditional support when they enrolled her for voice practice classes, ballet, piano and flamenco that were instrumental in developing her musical training alongside her education.

Norka undertook her studies in Business Administration while in France and was awarded with degrees in Marketing, Culinary Arts and Fashion. It was when she was in France that Norka got the chance to become a band member. This made her dream of becoming a musician alive but it was not until when her work attracted the interest of Emilio Estefan Jr., a renowned musical producer. This opened her doors of achieving her long dream of becoming a professional singer. Norka describes this opportunity as a miracle and herself as blessed to be working with Emilio on her music. She learns a lot from the renowned producer. Norka believes that she can change the world to a better place through her music as it is the same conviction that helped her deal with a huge personal crisis.

About Norka Luque

Norka Luque was born on February 7, 1986 in Caracas, Venezuela and her music career has been well guided by Emilio Stefan, a renowned Latin American producer. She released “Como lo Haces Tu” , her first singlein in 2011, and she got nominated in Premios Lo Nuestro Awards for the “Best Female Pop Artist“. At the beginning of 2012, she released her second single “Milagro” which was the name of the album. The song comprised of salsa, urban, pop and dance English versions. All the versions performed greatly in the various music charts in their different genre.

The song “Milagro” was written by Archie Pena, a music composer, and made into several versions. Cucco Pena made the salsa version that held the number one spot in Venezuela for a record 14 weeks. A dance version in English dubbed “Miracle” was remixed by DJ Ralphi Rosario, it held the number 11 spot on the Billboard Dance Club.

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Kyle Bass And The New Establishment Summit Of 2016: A Surprising Companionship

The New Establishment Summit is an annual event designed to bring together industry leaders in varying areas. From technology to media to finances, professional success stories from around the world are shipped in to give speeches and rub elbows with one another, potentially leading to lucrative enterprises. This year’s Summit will feature the CEO of Amazon.com and the Vice President of Apple. It will also feature billionaire financier Kyle Bass, who is known for his controversial moves on Wall Street.

Though originally from Argentina, contemporarily Kyle Bass lives in Austin, Texas. There, Kyle Bass operates a hedge fund called Hayman Capital Management. While the fund performs average-at-best when compared against other financial entities or a similar kind, Bass’ main squeeze seems to be in tangent to that fund. Think about the Coalition for Affordable Drugs, or CAD as it’s called. Bass uses this group as leverage forcing big-ticket pharmaceuticals into decimating prices on their drugs. This also decimates their stock, allowing Bass to short-sell his holdings and make a small fortune. The consequences of this are the loss of future research and development opportunities when such R&D departments are cut by the pharmaceuticals so the companies don’t have to go bankrupt.

Kyle Bass is also very friendly with Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, socialist despot in presidency of Argentina at current. She’s defaulted Argentina no less than two times in only thirteen years, yet Kyle Bass can’t find enough good things to say about the woman.

Considering that the 2016 New Establishment Summit is supposed to bring together the world’s best for the benefit of the world, it seems very strange that Bass should be brought in as a guest speaker. His ideal seems toward destruction rather than construction; historically this has always been how he makes his money. If the New Establishment Summit vets unethical activity like that, it definitely causes one to pause and consider the implications.

The Hunt For Crystal Hunt

In 1991, Crystal Hunt was released as an fight-themed martial arts action film. During the literal crystal hunt, two police officers search for a legendary gem with reported powers to mysteriously heal with the intention of saving an elderly man.

This film is not known for its superb story or outstanding acting, but the fight sequences are generally admired among martial art film fans. The actors deliver believable and impressive punches, kicks, and throws! There are excellent sound effects and amusing combinations of subduing the bad guys.

A re-make of this quick-witted film would do well to cast someone like the actual Crystal Hunt, an American actress who brought to life soap opera character, Lizzie Spaulding on Guiding Light, played a stripper on One Life to Live, starred opposite Zac Efron in The Derby Stallion, and tugged at the heart strings in the drama, 23 Blast. Her engaging acting delivers everything to her audience from innocent school girl to scandalous seductress with her classic beauty and charming affect.

One genre Crystal Hunt has yet to explore is that of action, but her talent would be perfect for fighting crime, solving mysteries, and putting away villains. It’s a great time to renew the classic fight movie and utilize the versatility of a young beauty like Crystal Hunt to bring back the vintage martial arts movie! Why shouldn’t the next Jackie Chan be a blonde bombshell?  Be sure to check out Crystal’s official site, and her page on FamousBirthdays for some fun facts about the actress.