Community

A passion for helping people makes a grueling job for nonprofits worthwhile

A high-stakes political election means high inner-office tensions—here’s how to cope, keep calm, and thrive

Rather than send their children to Jewish and Muslim public schools, parents began a school called Hand in Hand

In LA, women-owned businesses say they thrive on region’s inclusivity and collaboration

From IRL meetups to Slack channels, there’s many ways to find your tribe

Dance music group The.WAV supports other musicians, poets, and artists through performances like Afrohaus

The Seshen, a six-piece electro-soul group with a big vision, isn’t afraid to get personal

Beijing Women’s Network gives women myriad opportunities for networking and professional development

From setting the tone and incorporating a fun atmosphere to finding time for work, here’s how to plan the perfect retreat

On May 11, 2017, I took part in a pilot program called WeWork Veterans in Residence in Denver. The program was founded to support military veterans and spouses who are preoccupied with finding a new purpose, a new mission, a new way to serve and lead after military service. I believed the greatest impediment facing these […]

Worldwide, women and girls are underrepresented in the classroom. The United Nations reports that 5 million more primary school age girls than boys will never learn to read and write. Three nonprofits in the WeWork creator community—one fusing skateboarding with education, one led by a 20-year-old Nobel Laureate, and one empowering women with tech—work to bridge the […]

Emily Keeton says that once you are diagnosed with cancer, you’re suddenly part of a community. At first you need a shoulder to lean on. Later on, you’re the one supporting others. “I still get calls every few weeks,” says Keeton, a breast cancer survivor. “They need someone to refer them to doctors, tell them […]

For Sahara Borja, a vacation is more than just a chance to relax. She believes that traveling should help you connect with the people in your destination. That’s why Borja founded Scarlet Macaw, a trip-planning service that helps connect travelers with the local culture. This not only helps ensure that tourism directly benefits those living […]

Four years ago, Cindy Frei’s son Caleb was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, a chronic inflammation of the digestive tract. The solution, a very restrictive diet, wasn’t ideal for an active kid. “This takes all food out of his diet that would increase inflammation: gluten, grains, sugar, and all preservatives,” says Frei. “Basically everything a kid […]

One fan of Florence and the Machine said the band’s Friday night concert was like a private performance—just him and his 5,000 closest friends. “I can’t believe it,” he shouted to several people standing behind him.  “She was right there, holding my hand!” Lead singer Florence Welch climbed down from the stage and perched atop […]

Matt Glazer jokes that he “blacked out a little” when he heard his name from the stage of the Austin Creator Awards. Glazer, executive director of the Austin Young Chamber of Commerce, had no idea he was going to win WeWork’s Community Award. That award, presented on June 27 by cofounder Miguel McKelvey, is given […]

What do over 60 percent of startups valued at over $1 billion have in common? Community. They either employ a community team, or collaboration is fundamental to their business model. Think Airbnb, Lyft, Xiaomi, Pinterest, Dropbox, DocuSign, Instacart—the list goes on. They all invest in community. Why? Because community is disruptive, and it’s how many […]

Feeling disrespect in the workplace is unpleasant and disheartening. You feel disconnected from your coworkers, and unlikely to achieve promotions or the best projects. But if people don’t respect you, the problem isn’t them, it’s you. Something about how you behave tells others that they should not respect you. Take a look at your own […]