Avaaz Fighting for Solution to Global Activism

In the year 2007, an online company called Avaaz. Whose work is focused on fighting for the right of the people was formed? Avaaz has its headquarters located in the United States of America. The company deals with fighting for various rights including the human right, climate change, animal rights, poverty, and conflict. The Guardian has placed the company that is entirely an online platform as the top in the activist world. Avaaz got the name from the root word found in the Persian vocabulary. The word Avaz in Persia means a voice or a song. Moreover, the name also is found in many languages around the world. On top of this, Avaz is closely related to words in other languages, and for instance, the word vice in English has the same meaning with Avaaz and read full article.

Avaaz is a company that was founded by other organizations including the Res Publica and Moveon.Org. and Service Employee International Union. Rea Publica is a group that unites professionals. The original co-founders of the Avaaz include Tom Pravda and David Madden. Tom Pravda was initially a congressman in Virginia whereas David Pravda is an entrepreneur in Australia. The other co-founders Ricken Patel, Tom Perriello, the director of MoveOn, Jeremy Heimans, and Andre Woodhouse. Jeremy Heiman is also a co-founder of Purpose.com.

Ricken Patel holds the position of the CEO and the president of the same company. Ricken Patel is of a Canadian-British having a PPE degree from the Oxford University. After this, Ricken Patel finished his degree in masters at the Harvard University. Ricken Patel immediately secured a position in the international crisis group that covers many countries around the world. Ricken Patel admits that his work has revolved around making peaceful negotiations between the government and the rebels. Ricken Patel finally returned to the United States where he joined MoveOn.org to equip him with the relevant skills for fighting activism through the media and follow their Twitter.

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