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Cgi 2013

What We Can Learn From the Last Case of Polio

Tim Hanstad | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Tim Hanstad

A two-year-old girl named Arshi was one of last people in India to get polio. Her case is remarkable for a number of reasons. First and most obvious...

'Malala is a Miracle': A Friend's Tribute to Clinton Global Citizen Award Recipient Malala Yousafzai

Shiza Shahid | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Shiza Shahid

Wisely, Malala has decided to try and harness this support into a platform that delivers real solutions. For this purpose, she is now actively building the Malala Fund. Over the past few weeks, she has focused on surrounding herself with the intellect and immersing herself in the knowledge needed to build an effective and innovative organization.

Engineering Confidence in The Youth of Sierra Leone

David Moinina Sengeh | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
David Moinina Sengeh

In the week leading up to the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, my heart swelled with anticipation -- not only about departing for the global gathering that awaited me in New York City, but also about handling one more obligation before I left: hosting three U.S. veteran below-the-knee amputees.

Investing In Women and Girls Is An Investment In Our Future

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Valerie Jarrett

As an estimated one billion additional women enter the global workforce over the next decade, it will be the nations who invest in women's education, training and full inclusion in the workforce that find themselves in position to compete and lead the world economy.

Clinton Global Initiative Needs More Disagreements and Outrage

Maura Kelly | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Maura Kelly

The tone among global leaders and members is optimistic and supportive of the good deeds and progressive projects underway, but where is the outrage?

The Middle-Skill Issue

Felix W. Ortiz III | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact
Felix W. Ortiz III

With college tuition, job training costs and the amount of vacant middle-skill jobs at an all time high, traditional education credentials are becoming poor indicators of potential success in the workplace.

Redefining First Response

Nancy Aossey | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact
Nancy Aossey

Thirty years of experience have taught us that far more lives can be saved by training local residents, giving them the resources and tools they need to be their own First Responders before a crisis hits.

Bono Impersonates Bill Clinton At Clinton Global Initiative, Hilarity Ensues

Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

Bono rocked the mic for days at Clinton Global Initiative, impersonating the former president at Tuesday's panel. The U2 frontman, wearing his tradema...