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Education in Africa

This 17-Year-Old Has Given 45 African Girls An Education By Selling Headbands

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.18.2014 | Impact

About five years ago, Mary Grace Henry of Harrison, New York, asked for a sewing machine for her birthday. She wanted to design and sell headbands to ...

Let Other Children Follow in Lupita's Footsteps

Laura N. Henderson | Posted 05.07.2014 | Education
Laura N. Henderson

Lupita Nyong'o is proof that girls from Kenya and elsewhere can achieve their dreams, if given the chance.

Tool Maker: Ken Banks On Technology As The Great Democratizer

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Melissa Jun Rowley

I think we need to be a little cautious that we don't look at problems with technology-tinted glasses. The solution to a particular problem might be a crayon, or a blackboard.

Contemplating Disappointment

Hayden Bixby | Posted 04.29.2012 | World
Hayden Bixby

It is precisely when a child's independence asserts itself most strongly that he or she needs the most loving and careful guidance but what happens when your commitment is to 50 kids, and one insists on an alternative path?