• Generation Share World Tour San Francisco Launch

    Book Passage

    Register Event Information Description Join us for an evening worth sharing. International speaker, change-maker and global Sharing Economy expert Benita Matofska and photographer with purpose Sophie Sheinwald are coming to San Francisco’s Book Passage on their world tour to launch their new book Generation Share. Benita and Sophie will share stories of their extraordinary journey to meet the inspiring change-makers who are saving and transforming lives through the Sharing Economy. About the book: Generation Share takes readers on a journey around the globe to meet the people who are changing and saving lives by building a Sharing Economy. Through stunning photography, social commentary and interviews with 200 change-makers, Generation Share showcases extraordinary stories demonstrating the power of Sharing. From the woman transforming the lives of slum girls in India, to the UK entrepreneur who has started a food sharing revolution; you'll discover the creators of a life-saving human milk bank, a trust cafe and a fashion library who are changing the world. A collaboration between speaker, change-maker and global Sharing Economy expert Benita Matofska and photographer with purpose Sophie Sheinwald, Generation Share brings to life the phenomenon causing the most significant shift in society since the Industrial Revolution. Printed sustainably from waste materials each copy of Generation Share sold will help educate a slum-based girl in India (one of the featured Generation Share projects, Aarti Naik’s Sakhi School for Girls) and plant a tree, helping to share the love and inspire more sharing with every purchase. About the authors: Benita Matofska is a world-leading speaker and change-maker. She helps businesses and organisations to change lives. She is a global Sharing Economy expert and the founder of The People Who Share a charity and social enterprise that helps people discover the power of the Sharing Economy to transform lives. She is also the creator of Global Sharing Week the largest annual celebration of the Sharing Economy. Based on a decade of research, Benita uses social innovation techniques and global intelligence to inspire transformation for businesses, people and planet. @benitamatofska Sophie Sheinwald is an award-winning visual storyteller who specialises in photography with purpose. Drawing on her background in fine arts, visual studies and community art, she combines her ability to connect with her passion to help people and businesses create meaningful, mission- driven brands. @sophie_snap Tickets are free, but please sign up on a first come-first-served basis. Can’t be there but wanted a signed copy? Call (415)[masked] to reserve.

  • World Tour, Generation Share Launch: Lisbon

    Ler Devagar

    Calling all change-makers, sharers and social entrepreneurs in Lisbon. Join us for an evening worth sharing, bringing together communities across the city to celebrate the power of sharing to change lives. International speaker and change-maker Benita Matofska and photographer with purpose Sophie Sheinwald are heading to Lisbon for the launch of their new book Generation Share. Benita and Sophie will share stories of their extraordinary journey to meet the inspiring change-makers who are saving and transforming lives through the Sharing Economy. They will also be joined by some of Lisbon’s very own change-makers, to showcase how this phenomenon is creating a thriving, sustainable and fair future for all. You’ll hear about the woman transforming the lives of slum girls in India, to the entrepreneur who has started a food sharing revolution; you'll discover the creators of a life-saving human milk bank, a trust cafe and a fashion library who are changing the world. About the book: Generation Share takes readers on a journey around the globe to meet the people who are changing and saving lives by building a Sharing Economy. Through stunning photography, social commentary and interviews with 200 change-makers, Generation Share showcases extraordinary stories demonstrating the power of Sharing. From the woman transforming the lives of slum girls in India, to the UK entrepreneur who has started a food sharing revolution; you'll discover the creators of a life-saving human milk bank, a trust cafe and a fashion library who are changing the world. A collaboration between speaker, change-maker and global Sharing Economy expert Benita Matofska and photographer Sophie Sheinwald, Generation Share brings to life the phenomenon causing the most significant shift in society since the Industrial Revolution. Printed sustainably from waste materials and compostable, each copy of Generation Share sold will help educate a slum-based girl in India (one of the featured Generation Share projects, Aarti Naiks Sakhi School for Girls) and plant a tree, helping to share the love and inspire more sharing with every purchase. About the authors: Benita Matofska is a world-leading speaker and change-maker. She helps businesses and organisations to change lives. She is a global Sharing Economy expert and the founder of The People Who Share a charity and social enterprise that helps people discover the power of the Sharing Economy to transform lives. She is also the creator of Global Sharing Week the largest annual celebration of the Sharing Economy. Based on a decade of research, Benita uses social innovation techniques and global intelligence to inspire transformation for businesses, people and planet. @benitamatofska Sophie Sheinwald is an award-winning visual storyteller who specialises in photography with purpose. Drawing on her background in fine arts, visual studies and community art, she combines her ability to connect with her passion to help people and businesses create meaningful, mission- driven brands. @sophie_snap

  • World Tour, Generation Share Launch: Nottingham

    Join us At Rough Trade Books in Nottingham for an evening worth sharing. International speaker and change-maker Benita Matofska and photographer with purpose Sophie Sheinwald, are heading to Nottingham for the launch of their new book Generation Share. Benita and Sophie will share stories of their extraordinary journey to meet the inspiring change-makers who are saving and transforming lives through the Sharing Economy. They will also be joined by Nottingham’s very own change-maker and comedian, the fabulous Natasha Wood, to showcase how this phenomenon is creating a thriving, sustainable and fair future for all. Expect sharing in action and to discover the sharing community right on your doorstep. About the book: Generation Share, published by Policy Press to celebrate Global Sharing Week, takes readers on a journey around the globe to meet the people who are changing and saving lives by building a Sharing Economy. Through stunning photography, social commentary and interviews with 200 change-makers, Generation Share showcases extraordinary stories demonstrating the power of Sharing. From the woman transforming the lives of slum girls in India, to the UK entrepreneur who has started a food sharing revolution; you'll discover the creators of a life-saving human milk bank, a trust cafe and a fashion library who are changing the world. A collaboration between speaker, change-maker and global Sharing Economy expert Benita Matofska and photographer Sophie Sheinwald, Generation Share brings to life the phenomenon causing the most significant shift in society since the Industrial Revolution. Printed sustainably from waste materials and compostable, each copy of Generation Share sold will help educate a slum-based girl in India (one of the featured Generation Share projects, Aarti Naik's Sakhi School for Girls) and plant a tree, helping to share the love and inspire more sharing with every purchase. About the authors: Benita Matofska is a world-leading speaker and change-maker. She helps businesses and organisations to change lives. She is a global Sharing Economy expert and the founder of The People Who Share a charity and social enterprise that helps people discover the power of the Sharing Economy to transform lives. She is also the creator of Global Sharing Week the largest annual celebration of the Sharing Economy. Based on a decade of research, Benita uses social innovation techniques and global intelligence to inspire transformation for businesses, people and planet. @benitamatofska Sophie Sheinwald is an award-winning visual storyteller who specialises in photography with purpose. Drawing on her background in fine arts, visual studies and community art, she combines her ability to connect with her passion to help people and businesses create meaningful, mission- driven brands. @sophie_snap

  • World Tour, Generation Share Launch: Leeds

    Waterstones

    Join us for an evening worth sharing, bringing together communities across the city to celebrate the power of sharing to change lives. Leeds-born international speaker and change-maker Benita Matofska and photographer with purpose, Sophie Sheinwald will launch their new book Generation Share at Waterstones, Leeds. Benita and Sophie will share stories of their extraordinary journey to meet the inspiring change-makers who are saving and transforming lives through the Sharing Economy. They will also be joined by some of Leeds’s other change-makers, including Anj Handa, founder of Inspiring Women Changemakers and Paralympic swimmer Elizabeth Wright, to showcase how this phenomenon is creating a thriving, sustainable and fair future for all.

  • World Tour, Generation Share Launch: Bristol

    Join us at Arnolfini Bookshop when international speaker, change-maker and founder of The People Who Share, Benita Matofska and Sophie Sheinwald will be talking about the Generation Share project and signing copies of the book, as well as discussing the sharing economy with change makers in Bristol. A collaboration between speaker, social innovator and global Sharing Economy expert Benita Matofska and photographer Sophie Sheinwald, Generation Share brings to life the phenomenon causing the most significant shift in society since the Industrial Revolution. Generation Share takes readers on a journey around the globe to meet the people who are changing and saving lives by building a Sharing Economy. Through stunning photography, social commentary and interviews with 200 change-makers, Generation Share showcases extraordinary stories demonstrating the power of Sharing. From the woman transforming the lives of slum girls in India, to the UK entrepreneur who has started a food sharing revolution; you’ll discover the creators of a life-saving human milk bank, a trust cafe and a fashion library who are changing the world.

  • Let's Discuss...The Sharing Economy and Generation Share: Oxford

    Join us in Oxford as part of Blackwell's 'Let’s Discuss...' series, with international speaker, change-maker and global Sharing Economy expert, Benita Matofska and photographer with purpose Sophie Sheinwald, who will launch their new book 'Generation Share: The change-makers building the Sharing Economy'. Benita and Sophie will dispel the myths surrounding the Sharing Economy, going beyond the big corporates to delve into the wider social and environmental impacts of sharing; from human milk banks saving the lives of premature and sick babies, to social enterprises crowdfunding employment for the homeless and food sharing that is taking people out of food poverty. Benita’s research for Generation Share evidences how the Sharing Economy is saving millions of lives. Expect a lively discussion about this 21st century phenomenon that is changing the way we think, live and do business. About the book: 'Generation Share' takes readers on a journey around the globe to meet the people who are changing and saving lives by building a Sharing Economy. Through stunning photography, social commentary and interviews with 200 change-makers, 'Generation Share' showcases extraordinary stories demonstrating the power of Sharing. From the woman transforming the lives of slum girls in India, to the UK entrepreneur who has started a food sharing revolution; you'll discover the creators of a life-saving human milk bank, a trust cafe and a fashion library who are changing the world. A collaboration between speaker, change-maker and global Sharing Economy expert Benita Matofska and photographer Sophie Sheinwald, 'Generation Share' brings to life the phenomenon causing the most significant shift in society since the Industrial Revolution. Printed sustainably from waste materials and compostable, each copy of 'Generation Share' sold will help educate a slum-based girl in India (one of the featured Generation Share projects, Aarti Naiks Sakhi School for Girls) and plant a tree, helping to share the love and inspire more sharing with every purchase. About the authors: Benita Matofska is a world-leading speaker and change-maker. She helps businesses and organisations to change lives. She is a global Sharing Economy expert and the founder of The People Who Share a charity and social enterprise that helps people discover the power of the Sharing Economy to transform lives. She is also the creator of Global Sharing Week the largest annual celebration of the Sharing Economy. Based on a decade of research, Benita uses social innovation techniques and global intelligence to inspire transformation for businesses, people and planet. @benitamatofska Sophie Sheinwald is an award-winning visual storyteller who specialises in photography with purpose. Drawing on her background in fine arts, visual studies and community art, she combines her ability to connect with her passion to help people and businesses create meaningful, mission- driven brands. @sophie_snap

  • Social Enterprise Sharefest and Generation Share launch: Edinburgh

    Grassmarket Community Project

    Join us for an evening worth sharing, bringing together communities across the city of Edinburgh to celebrate the power of sharing to change lives. International speaker and change-maker Benita Matofska and photographer with purpose Sophie Sheinwald, will be in Edinburgh for the launch of their new book Generation Share. Benita and Sophie will share stories of their extraordinary journey to meet the inspiring change-makers who are saving and transforming lives through the Sharing Economy. They will also be joined by some of Edinburgh’s very own change-makers, to showcase how this phenomenon is creating a thriving, sustainable and fair future for all. Expect sharing in action with our Share Table in aid of Streetreads, where you can bring your spare books to share with homeless people and our Share Market, where you can discover the sharing community right on your doorstep. About the book: Generation Share takes readers on a journey around the globe to meet the people who are changing and saving lives by building a Sharing Economy. Through stunning photography, social commentary and interviews with 200 change-makers, Generation Share showcases extraordinary stories demonstrating the power of Sharing. From the woman transforming the lives of slum girls in India, to the UK entrepreneur who has started a food sharing revolution; you'll discover the creators of a life-saving human milk bank, a trust cafe and a fashion library who are changing the world. A collaboration between speaker, change-maker and global Sharing Economy expert Benita Matofska and photographer Sophie Sheinwald, Generation Sharebrings to life the phenomenon causing the most significant shift in society since the Industrial Revolution. Printed sustainably from waste materials and compostable, each copy of Generation Share sold will help educate a slum-based girl in India (one of the featured Generation Share projects, Aarti Naiks Sakhi School for Girls) and plant a tree, helping to share the love and inspire more sharing with every purchase. About the authors: Benita Matofska is a world-leading speaker and change-maker. She helps businesses and organisations to change lives. She is a global Sharing Economy expert and the founder of The People Who Share a charity and social enterprise that helps people discover the power of the Sharing Economy to transform lives. She is also the creator of Global Sharing Week the largest annual celebration of the Sharing Economy. Based on a decade of research, Benita uses social innovation techniques and global intelligence to inspire transformation for businesses, people and planet. @benitamatofska Sophie Sheinwald is an award-winning visual storyteller who specialises in photography with purpose. Drawing on her background in fine arts, visual studies and community art, she combines her ability to connect with her passion to help people and businesses create meaningful, mission- driven brands. @sophie_snap

  • World Tour, Generation Share Book Launch: Glasgow

    International speaker and change-maker Benita Matofska and photographer with purpose, Sophie Sheinwald invite you to Waterstones, Glasgow as part of their world tour for the launch of their new book Generation Share. Benita and Sophie will be talking about their extraordinary journey to meet the inspiring change-makers who are saving and transforming lives through the Sharing Economy. Expect a lively discussion about how this phenomenon is creating a thriving, sustainable and fair future for all. About the book: Generation Share takes readers on a journey around the globe to meet the people who are changing and saving lives by building a Sharing Economy. Through stunning photography, social commentary and interviews with 200 change-makers, Generation Share showcases extraordinary stories demonstrating the power of Sharing. From the woman transforming the lives of slum girls in India, to the UK entrepreneur who has started a food sharing revolution; you'll discover the creators of a life-saving human milk bank, a trust cafe and a fashion library who are changing the world. A collaboration between speaker, change-maker, global Sharing Economy expert and Founder of charity The People Who Share, Benita Matofska and photographer with purpose Sophie Sheinwald, Generation Share brings to life the phenomenon causing the most significant shift in society since the Industrial Revolution. Printed sustainably from waste materials and compostable, each copy of Generation Share sold will help educate a slum-based girl in India (one of the featured Generation Share projects, Aarti Naiks Sakhi School for Girls) and plant a tree, helping to share the love and inspire more sharing with every purchase. About the authors: About the authors: Benita Matofska is a world-leading speaker and change-maker. She helps businesses and organisations to change lives. She is a global Sharing Economy expert and the founder of The People Who Share a charity and social enterprise that helps people discover the power of the Sharing Economy to transform lives. She is also the creator of Global Sharing Week the largest annual celebration of the Sharing Economy. Based on a decade of research, Benita uses social innovation techniques and global intelligence to inspire transformation for businesses, people and planet. @benitamatofska Sophie Sheinwald is an award-winning visual storyteller who specialises in photography with purpose. Drawing on her background in fine arts, visual studies and community art, she combines her ability to connect with her passion to help people and businesses create meaningful, mission- driven brands. @sophie_snap

  • Global Sharing Week 2019 & Generation Share Launch

    Join us for a special evening to launch Global Sharing Week 2019 and Generation Share: The Power of Sharing to Change the World The People Who Share would like to invite you to an evening to remember on Monday June 17th from[masked]pm. We’re excited that Global Sharing Week, the world’s largest annual celebration of sharing and the Sharing Economy, will this year see the launch of Generation Share, a book demonstrating the power of Sharing to save lives. Chief Sharer and international speaker, Benita Matofska and photographer with purpose Sophie Sheinwald will share stories of their three-year extraordinary journey to meet the inspiring change-makers who are transforming lives. From the woman enabling slum girls in India to have a bright future, to the UK entrepreneur who has started a food sharing revolution; you'll discover the creators of a life-saving human milk bank, a trust cafe and a fashion library who are changing the world. Published by Policy Press to celebrate Global Sharing Week, Generation Share is printed from waste materials and compostable, each copy sold will help educate a slum-based girl in India (one of the featured Generation Share projects, Aarti Naik’s Sakhi School for Girls) and plant a tree via the Edeen Poverty and Reforestation Project, helping to share the love and inspire more sharing with every purchase. We’ll be hosted by Haptivate who believe that everyone has the potential to feel happier. Using the latest research into the science of happiness and well-being, they help individuals and organisations to make practical changes to lead happier and more productive working lives, supporting young people and community well being. Expect an evening to warm the heart with the usual Sharefest; a Share Table supporting a local cause (more to come), awe-inspiring speakers, a Generation Share book signing and some random acts of kindness. What’s not to love?

  • Global Sharing Week: Become a Partner

    149 Preston Rd

    The People Who Share & The Good Business Club would like to invite you to join us at the Natwest Entrepreneur Accelerator, Brighton to find out how you can get involved in Global Sharing Week 2019. Global Sharing Week is the largest annual worldwide celebration of sharing and the Sharing Economy and this year takes place from June 16th-22nd. You'll have the chance to connect with Global Sharing Week enthusiasts, meet the Founder of The People Who Share and creator of Global Sharing Week, Speaker and Change-Maker, Benita Matofska; hear from entrepreneurs Jo Godden (Ruby Moon), Jane Robbie (Formerly Jane’s Place) and Peter Desmond (Circular Brighton and Hove) who can give top tips for organising Global Sharing Week events and help create the 2019 campaign which promises to be bigger than ever. In 2018, 456 events took place in 247 cities in 39 countries on all continents. Events ranged from disco soups, to mass street shares and pop up swaps. Global Sharing Week brings together innovators, social entrepreneurs, change-makers, community activists, startups, corporations and people who love to share from around the world. The theme for 2019 is: the power of Sharing to change the world. Find out how you can join the action, become a partner and put the Sharing that you and your business or organisation are already doing on the global map!