Not everyone agrees that government should provide food assistance for families who need it. But we can all agree that it makes no sense for families (and the workers in government who serve them) to spend untold hours navigating bureaucracy.
We have an opportunity right now to make sure the digital revolution is supported by a long-overdue revolution in values -- one that embeds empathy and equity more centrally in how we imagine progress and success.
As the world observes International Youth Day this week, I wanted to feature the direct voices of young changemakers who are unafraid of challenging the status-quo and refuse to accept the way things are
Social entrepreneurship isn't just a new approach to business. It's a way of life. We won't effect meaningful change in the world around us without constantly questioning and challenging ourselves to live and be better -- every moment of every day.
A new kind of economy is taking root, called the circular economy, that's capturing the attention of change-makers around the world. It offers a way of growing our economies and businesses while facing up to the resource shortages and environmental degradation that threaten us.
Once upon a time, a young American woman landed her dream job -- and then gave it to someone else. Nine years later, she's creating a sustainable new model for international journalism that provides jobs and empowers women all over the world.
We cannot afford to stand at the sidelines and watch people do things for us. Developing a resilient entrepreneurial base and private sector can sustain economic growth and produce real economic and social gains in Africa.
To take the world's future into our hands, we must take our own future into our hands. We must change ourselves by living meaningful, mission-driven lives. Deciding to do so is where social entrepreneurship begins.
Football offers an important opportunity for development -- not just for those in need, but also those who have the resources and skills to help. The power of the sport is in its universal appeal, which can bring us together to tackle common challenges.
As we mark the second International Day of the Girl on October 11, I'm calling for a similar recognition of the power and potential of girls, enlisting them in our mission to bring safe, sustainable sanitation to the billions who live without it.