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Entries by Rahim Kanani from 03/2011

Islam and the Bomb: Religious Justification for and Against Nuclear Weapons

| Posted 03.01.2011 | World

By compiling numerous comments made by a range of religious clerics, scholars and authorities, the goal is to assess the substance of the religious discourse concerning Shi'a Islam and the permissibility of WMD acquisition, possession and use.

World Vision CEO Richard Stearns Charts Course, Spirit For Nonprofit Sector

| Posted 03.03.2011 | Impact

In a recent interview with Richard E. Stearns, President and CEO of World Vision U.S., we discussed faith, nonprofit leadership and the future of nonprofit management.

Helene Gayle, President and CEO of CARE USA, on Empowering Women and Girls Worldwide

| Posted 03.07.2011 | Impact

In a recent in-depth interview with Gayle, we discussed her advice to President Obama on foreign aid and future challenges and opportunities for the international development sector.

An In-Depth Interview With Nancy Brinker, Founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure

| Posted 03.08.2011 | Impact

We discussed the state of breast cancer today, how Susan G. Komen built massive corporate engagement, and the use and role of "pink" to galvanize a global movement to end breast cancer.

Exclusive Interview With Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues

| Posted 03.10.2011 | Impact

Ambassador Melanne Verveer coordinates foreign policy issues and activities relating to the political, economic and social advancement of women around the world.

An In-Depth Interview With Tiffany Dufu, President Of The White House Project

| Posted 03.14.2011 | Impact

The White House Project, a non-profit organization, aims to advance women's leadership in all communities and sectors.

Margaret Spellings, Former U.S. Secretary of Education, on Education Policy and Reform

| Posted 03.15.2011 | Education

On Monday, Obama called on Congress to revamp the "No Child Left Behind" education law by the time students start a new school year in September. Spellings and I discussed the way forward for U.S. education policy and reform efforts.

An In-Depth Interview With Eric Nee, Managing Editor of the Stanford Social Innovation Review

| Posted 03.17.2011 | Technology

I spoke to Nee about about the evolution of the publication, the state and promise of social innovation today, gaps in sector-wide research, and more.

An In-depth Interview With Sally Osberg, President And CEO Of The Skoll Foundation

| Posted 03.22.2011 | Impact

An interview with Sally Osberg, President and CEO of the Skoll Foundation, on the evolution of the organization and their efforts, future challenges and opportunities facing the sector.

An In-Depth Interview With Christopher Preble, Director of Foreign Policy Studies at the Cato Institute

| Posted 03.22.2011 | World

Preble and I spoke about the implications of the WikiLeaks revelations, U.S. leadership in the age of globalization, excess defense spending and international development, and the future of U.S. diplomatic engagement.

An In-Depth Interview With Joel Rosenthal, President of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

| Posted 03.24.2011 | World

I interviewed Rosentha on his assessment of Obama's foreign policy, the Middle East and North Africa protests, the WikiLeaks revelations, and more.

An In-depth Interview with Steven Hilton, President and CEO of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

| Posted 03.27.2011 | Impact

I conducted an in-depth interview with Steven M. Hilton, President and CEO of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, on the evolution of the foundation and their efforts to date.

Valerie Jarrett: Women in America Report Could Change Policies

| Posted 03.30.2011 | Impact

Women in America is a report which, for the first time in recent history, pulls together information from across the Federal agencies on how women are faring in the U.S. today.