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Will Investing in MENA Technology Fuel Philanthropy?

Mehrunisa Qayyum | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Mehrunisa Qayyum

What will tackle the biggest social, health or economic problems in each country? Philanthropic missions? Innovative technology? Or a version of Bill Gates in each region of the world?

Faith And Service: Healing The Great Divorce

Wayne Meisel | Posted 01.20.2013 | Religion
Wayne Meisel

As service became a defining aspect of growing up in America, the infrastructure moved from the church to the schools and became so secularized that conversations around faith were discouraged -- even taboo.

Reporters Uncensored: Underdogs And Social Innovators

Reporters Uncensored | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Reporters Uncensored

In a time where people are cynical about the excesses of capitalism, and corruption in the developing world is rampant there is a lone beacon of light: the social entrepreneurs.

Ashoka Future Forum Supports Social Entrepreneurs (WATCH LIVE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of its stated mission, Ashoka "invests in people." Their programs seek to catalyze and inspire young entrepreneurs to fulfill their world-chan...

Smart Global Investment: Save a Mother's Life

Dr. Ana Langer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Ana Langer

You wouldn't expect a plenary session at the CGI called "Moving From Crisis to Opportunity - Financing an Equitable Future," featuring the CEO of JP Morgan, to be the natural venue for launching a major maternal health initiative.