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Food Matters: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.27.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week we helped seed community and school gardens in Uganda, Cameroon, and St. Louis Missouri. These projects provide local residents with not just access to healthy food, but the tools to grow their own food and maintain ownership of their own food sources.

Giving Girls a Sporting Chance

Anita Casalina | Posted 06.15.2016 | Impact
Anita Casalina

It's summer time now and school's out. It seems like every park I pass has an organized group of kids engaged in some kind of sport. I realized recently that when I was a kid, there would have been a lot more groups of only boys.

Week to Week News Quiz for 4/24/15

John Zipperer | Posted 06.24.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

With whom is the president battling -- rhetorically in one case and literally in another? Take our latest Week to Week news quiz and find out. Here a...

Malala Yousafzai and the Future of Islam

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 12.15.2014 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

With the conflicting directions in which she may go, Malala Yousafzai represents a microcosm of the problems of the Muslim umma. We may hope that her Islam, and not that of the supposed Islamic State, will prevail.

Do We Parent and Educate Our Children that 'I' Is More Important Than 'You?'

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 08.02.2014 | Education
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Each child is special and unique. Despite this, we often apply very linear rules of parenting and teaching to them. In doing this, we miss out on thei...

28 Things I Want Girls to Know...

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 08.02.2014 | Education
Ann V. Klotz

I want all girls to know that knowing how to restore themselves, how to take the time to do things that bring joy, solace -- reading for pleasure, yoga, knitting, baking, running, taking a bubble bath -- is time well spent.

The Boko Haram Kidnappings: What You Can Do

Auren Kaplan | Posted 07.12.2014 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

You might not be able to bring back the girls kidnapped in Nigeria with your support now, but you can ensure that the world takes preventive steps to ensure that women and girls are protected, empowered, and educated -- fearlessly -- around the world.

How Empowering Women In STEM Can Spur Economic Development

Tae Yoo | Posted 03.15.2014 | Impact
Tae Yoo

It's a startling pair of statistics: When women are able to earn an income, they typically reinvest 90 percent of it back into their families and communities. And, for every year a girl stays in school, her future earnings will increase exponentially.

The Global Search for Education: What Students Want

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.10.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Education is the greatest armament in the battle on poverty, disease, brutality and prejudice. Providing education for children in the emerging markets is both vital and relatively cheap.

Girl Rising: Topping Charts by Breaking Molds

Clifford Potter | Posted 06.10.2013 | Impact
Clifford Potter

Uplifting stories, star power, and impressive box-office stats without doubt. But can a documentary seen even in several hundred theaters actually translate into making a difference in traditional, and often patriarchal, societies thousands of miles away?

You've Been Lied to, and Other Truths About Educating Girls

Richard E. Robbins | Posted 05.07.2013 | Impact
Richard E. Robbins

A child of the dump, on her way to college. It was a story that brought nearly everyone to tears. But not me. I was still skeptical. I was still reluctant to truly embrace something that was incontrovertibly true and unquestionably important.

Malala Yousafzai's Message: Every Girl Needs Access to Education

Alyse Nelson | Posted 04.06.2013 | Home
Alyse Nelson

Today Malala Yousafzai sent a bold message to the world: I want every girl to be educated. If we want to honor Malala, if we want to ensure that she did not endure tragedy in vain, we need to make her dream a reality.

Kicking Off Camp Girl Power

Vivian Glyck | Posted 03.10.2013 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

The world now knows that educating girls has the power to break the deadly cycle of generational poverty. Giving 100 girls the hand up they need has the power to reach 10,000 girls, by empowering them to become mentors for their siblings and peers.

Girl Scouts Teach Girls To Get Real About Money

DailyFinance | Posted 01.09.2012 | Women

Most of us understand intuitively that the Girl Scouts of America aren't just about selling cookies. What you might not know is that the green-sashed ...

Girls' Education On Frontline Of War In Afghanistan

Global Post | C.M. Sennott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KABUL -- On the morning of July 9, boys and girls were walking down a narrow road in the Logar Province on their way to school just as they did every ...