In this increasingly interconnected world, only real and lasting resilience -- achieved by way of innovative, systems-deep approaches -- will allow us to solve for multiple problems at once, both now and on into the future. Here are seven potentially game-changing trends we believe will be the next frontier of climate resilience
Today, the family pushes forward by transitioning a large portion of their farm from chemically treated produce to more desirable organic practices, and by ensuring that the grandkids stay on track with their education.
Born and raised in Turkey, I lived through countless earthquakes. Turkey is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in the world, and I witnessed many casualties during these catastrophes.
Do you sincerely believe that at the end of the day, Goldman Sachs cares more about social impact than about financial returns?
On 1 December, the BBC will bring a series of debates together from around the world to discuss what it means to be a 'good girl' or an 'ideal woman' in different regions and cultures. Brainstorming the debate questions for 100 Women can be a challenge in the BBC's 29 language services.
When she joined the WfWI training, Fatima noticed that many of the women in her neighborhood were working in isolation, and realized that together, they could start a small business.
#GivingTuesday, as it's known, is a national day of giving that the 92nd Street Y and UN Foundation created a few years ago, and it seems to be catching on.
It's now widely known that the government of Sierra Leone has instituted a ban on pregnant girls from taking exams and attending regular schools.
Thanks to our generous supporters, we've been able to spark breakthroughs in treating childhood cancer. As the parent of a child with cancer, there is no better feeling than knowing that the research we fund is actually saving the life of a child -- like 10-year-old Zach Witt.
NEW DELHI -- At the Paris climate talks, the international community should resolve to phase out fossil fuel power plants and instead support biofuels and solar -- two technologies that have rapidly advanced to become competitive, efficient and sustainable.
When I was 7, I did what I wanted to do. I didn't let someone influence what I wanted at that moment. Of course, my decision may have been influenced without me realizing, the same as are my decision today. But I didn't listen to anyone else, I listened to my heart.
Recognize that same sensation experienced with eyes open -- the colors and shapes of an inspiring painting; the lines of an elegant dress, a beautifully garnished culinary delight. Keep your eyes open because those experiences are everywhere.
To nutshell the aftermath is impossible. We were suddenly members of a club no one would ever join. But I was a mother, I told myself. I was Shane's mother. And if I couldn't have him, I decided the next best thing was to do something that would have been good for Shane and children like him.
The Crisis Text Line is important to know about, especially this time of year. It's important to know that you're not alone and that there are lots of folks out there who want to listen to you, and who want to help.
What happens when the philanthropic sector embraces innovation? Big change.
In the past 27 years, I can easily say that I've learned something from every one of my students. I have seen their talents and their faults. But one of the most talented students I taught was also one of the most difficult to forget -- Nneka Fritz, who passed away this past January.
There are so many young people who just need a little help and they'll do the rest to build a productive future for themselves and their families. Through my work I've witnessed countless examples of individual transformation ignited by a single opportunity or the guidance of a caring mentor.