Atlanta, GA, July 26, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Sports and Entertainment Manager, Philanthropist and Author, Glenn Toby, received an honorary doctorate degree in "Philosophy In Advanced Leadership Management & Philanthropy" from Jesus College, Kathmandu International University on June 29, 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal. University president, Bishop Luke Vandari, Ph.D. presented the degree and introduced Glenn Toby. “We awarded Dr. Glenn Toby an honorary doctorate of philosophy for his outstanding leadership and amazing ability to influence others on an international scale,” said Bishop Vandari, “His compassionate and passionate heart is like that of Martin Luther King and Mother Teresa, he being the founder of The Book Bank Foundation and participating in countless other community services in America and worldwide. We wish him the very best and continue to pray and encourage him for his great endeavors for the Lord and for People.”
In 1998, Glenn founded The Book Bank Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to enable underprivileged youth to achieve personal goals, develop self-confidence and prepare themselves for productive roles by focusing on the importance of literacy. They provide our youth with tutoring, counseling, alternative education, and career development services. To date the foundation has serviced over 100,000 children nationwide and contributed over 450,000 hours of community service. The foundation has regular yearly events and is committed to serving both the youth and community.
In addition to receiving the “Man of the Year” from Harvard, Glenn continues to be a motivational speaker and guest lecturer on the speaking circuit for such universities as, Harvard University, Princeton University, Duke University, North Carolina Central University, social institutions, associations and non profit organizations. “I want to thank Bishop Rev. Dr. Luke Vandari Levis Ph.D., the Trustees, Faculty and the Management Board for bestowing such an honor upon me,” says Dr. Toby “I will forever continue to serve others to the best of my ability remain obedient to GOD.”
While working with various athletes, Olympians and celebrities under his Glenn Toby Sports and Entertainment Management firm, Glenn advises his clients not only on their career and business goals but their philanthropic and spiritual goals as well. “We should all learn to be in the service of those less fortunate than we are,” he says, “Giving should become second nature and helping your fellow man or woman a priority.” He looks forward to finishing his second book in his “Lil G” series and finishing his feature film S.T.O.P. - Solutions to Overcoming Poverty.