Community & Causes

Joyce Aboussie is a passionate advocate for numerous organizations working to advance social good. Below are a handful of groups which she has supported over the years.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

For over half a century St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has worked tirelessly to advance research and understanding of pediatric diseases, including cancer. All patients are given access to treatment regardless of the family’s ability to pay.

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YWCA Leader Lunch Interview with Joyce Aboussie

“Do not focus on your failures or dwell on them, but learn from them”.

Joyce Aboussie

Beyond Differences

Beyond Differences is on a mission to create spaces of acceptance and end social isolation among students nationwide. By promoting Transformative Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Beyond Differences endeavors to motivate young people to change the world by starting with their interactions online and at school.

Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement

The Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement was founded by Missouri Democratic Congressman Dick Gephardt with a singular mission: to equip and inspire Washington University students “to contribute to the progress and vitality of communities around the world.” The Institute works to promote civic engagement among the next generation of America’s leaders.