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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.

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.

The Power Of Connections To Change The World

Tae Yoo | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact
Tae Yoo

This week, heads of state, Nobel Prize winners, nonprofit leaders, and influential CEOs will attend the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). In preparing for the event, I sat down with Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers, who is also attending, to talk about the role of technology in driving positive change.

WATCH: Bono Takes On Oil Companies During CGI

Posted 09.24.2013 | Green

Bono had some serious gripes with the oil and gas industry at a panel during the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative on Tuesday. The U2 fr...

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...

Finding An Invisible People

Timothy P. Shriver | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Timothy P. Shriver

People with intellectual disabilities constitute a hidden population -- 200 million strong worldwide -- that routinely battles chronic diseases at far greater rates than others and tragically dies years younger as a result. Yet they remain invisible, not only to mainstream health systems, but also to the fail-safes put in place specifically to help those in need.

And The Winner Is ...

Hult Prize: Team LSE | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Hult Prize: Team LSE

Thankfully, the final leg of our Hult Prize journey concludes tonight. In front of 1,000 of the world's top entrepreneurs, leaders and development experts, we will be unveiling our concept and having them prod and poke our brainchild in public.

The World Needs You to Come Alive

Jacqueline Herrera | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Jacqueline Herrera

I think of all my passionate, socially conscious peers who are doing data entry in a cubicle or working at a bank, and wonder what happened to their passion to change the world, to help others. I'll go ahead and take a guess: fear.

Getting Paid, Not Aid: A Call to Revamp Aid in Africa

Tony Elumelu | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Tony Elumelu

Countries across the continent need to create the right environment -- political, economic and social -- to build self-sufficiency and move beyond the aid trap. "Charity" and "development" should never be conflated.

Can Four Indians Feed Millions Across The Globe?

Hult Prize: Team AIM | Posted 11.19.2013 | Impact
Hult Prize: Team AIM

Living in the slum neighborhood for 26 years, our team understands the problem confronted by our fellow brothers, and we have a solution

Patient Ambition

Hult Prize: Team ESADE | Posted 11.17.2013 | Impact
Hult Prize: Team ESADE

Patient ambition means that you do not wait for success to come to you, nor do you expect success to manifest by patiently waiting. It requires ambition to create opportunities, persistence to achieve breakthroughs, and a relentless pursuit of experts and talent.

LOOK: Bill And Chelsea Clinton Bring Clean Water To Africa

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 08.07.2013 | Impact

Bill and Chelsea Clinton have hit the ground in Africa this week to address a number of plaguing health issues. President Clinton and his daughter ...

President Bill Clinton: Don't Worry About Yesterday, Embrace Tomorrow

Rana Florida | Posted 10.05.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

The "Explainer in Chief" believes that successful leadership starts by asking the right questions. But great leaders are good listeners too. And while they forge new paths, they also build consensus and "creative networks of cooperation."

Bill Clinton Cracks Joke About Potential Clinton President In 2016

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton cracked a joke about the potential of another Clinton in the White House during an interview Friday with Bloomberg Telev...

Memoirs of a Mentor: A Call for Black Men in College to Come Back to School

Oladoyin Oladeru | Posted 06.08.2013 | Impact
Oladoyin Oladeru

I am walking proof that we can make a significant impact on the black youth in our communities. Through CGI U 2013, I am advancing the kind of mentorship that will ultimately save black men's lives.

Stephen Colbert To Interview Bill Clinton

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

Stephen Colbert has scored his first interview with former President Bill Clinton and will be hosting the closing session of the 6th annual Clinton Gl...

The Debacle That Is the Movie Version of The Hobbit

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment
Frank Schaeffer

The more you love The Hobbit the more you'll hate this sorry commercialized excuse for an adaptation. Peter Jackson may look a bit like a Hobbit but don't let that fool you. He's Hollywood all the way.

What's Next for an Imperfect World?

Marian Salzman | Posted 02.12.2013 | Media
Marian Salzman

Now that anybody can produce technically perfect, beautiful images with digital photography, we're seeing a countercurrent of interest in producing images that are not perfect but grainy, backlit, overexposed, blurred -- anything that suggests a human touch.

Lucas Kavner

Is Ang Lee The Most Diverse Director Of All Time? | Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.10.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- Ang Lee's best films begin with an initial calmness, a tranquility, which inevitably breaks open and gives way to desire and explosive emo...

We Insist on Your Dignity

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 12.08.2012 | World
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

Accepting the trafficking of women and girls as a norm coarsens our culture. In a recent address, our President said, "as a nation, we've long rejected such cruelty." Yet sadly, with each purchase of another human, we become that much more callous to the casual cruelty of trafficking.

Five Take Aways From Clinton Global Initiative's Good Business Track

Brian R. Weinberg | Posted 06.11.2013 | Impact
Brian R. Weinberg

With addresses by Governor Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama and the CEO of Barclays, this was the global stage with the golden triangle of government, business, and civil society all represented and at work to transform the world. It was game changing.

Clinton Global Initiative: Putting Philanthrocapitalism in the Vernacular

Maura Kelly | Posted 12.03.2012 | Impact
Maura Kelly

Described by Time magazine as the "apotheosis of philanthrocapitalism" CGI is an ultimate power gathering of the minds.

Reinventing the Model for Solving Global Ills - Six Lessons from the Clinton Global Initiative 2012

Joan Michelson | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Joan Michelson

How do we make solid, faster progress in solving the world's most intractable problems?

Making an Impact With Intentional Kindness in the New Year

Liz Hamburg | Posted 12.01.2012 | Impact
Liz Hamburg

I was lucky enough to attend part of the Clinton Global Initiative last week in New York -- an inspiring few days filled with an incredible group of international thought leaders from the public and private sector.