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5 Ways We Can Prepare The Workforce Of The Future

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By Tae Yoo

For Social Enterprises, The Bottom Line is Impact: Four Lessons About Investing in Social Businesses

For Social Enterprises, The Bottom Line is Impact: Four Lessons About Investing in Social Businesses

09.23.2014
Social enterprises, especially in developing countries, need long-term partners who support them to make key business decisions, understand...
Embracing the Digital Learning Paradigm

Embracing the Digital Learning Paradigm

09.22.2014
With four children at different educational crossroads, I am fascinated by how wireless technology is transforming teaching and learning....
International Peace Day: Social Media as a Tool for #TalkingPeace

International Peace Day: Social Media as a Tool for #TalkingPeace

09.22.2014
The exciting work of International Alert's groundbreaking Talking Peace Festival (#talkingpeace) is utilizing this platform in its efforts...
Democratizing Learning Through Technology

Democratizing Learning Through Technology

09.22.2014
We know from hard research that literate populations have lower poverty rates, are more peaceful and add to the global economy. Therefore,...
How A New App Is Giving 'Sight' To The Blind

How A New App Is Giving 'Sight' To The Blind

09.22.2014
By Christina Farr and Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Jonathan Mosen, who has been blind since birth, spent his...
How Video Games Can Instill The Values Your Children Need For Success

How Video Games Can Instill The Values Your Children Need For Success

09.19.2014
Today, games aren't just "fun" or "educational." There are many games that kids and teens will not only love to play, but will also instill...
Food, Water and Information: Critical Elements To Disaster Relief

Food, Water and Information: Critical Elements To Disaster Relief

09.17.2014
I believe that the role of technology in disaster response is to connect, inform and ultimately help save lives by giving governments and...
Pushing Women and People of Color Out of Science Before We Go In

Pushing Women and People of Color Out of Science Before We Go In

09.18.2014
I am a senior MIT, a materials engineer, an honors student, and a woman. I also have been told hundreds of times that I don't deserve...
Student Competitors Learn To Foil Cyber Attacks

Student Competitors Learn To Foil Cyber Attacks

09.18.2014
How can we address a dire workforce need if students aren't inclined to prepare themselves for careers that are promising, rewarding and...
Why We Should Empower Homeless People with Technology: Meet James

Why We Should Empower Homeless People with Technology: Meet James

09.14.2014
Over the years several people experiencing homelessness have reached out to me online. Each experience in itself was unique and always...
Lots of Talk About Girls in Tech: Where Are the Results?

Lots of Talk About Girls in Tech: Where Are the Results?

09.17.2014
We've recently seen lots of coverage about the lack of women in tech, from Google's Made with Code initiative that spurred industry giants...
The Limited Edition Female Scientist

The Limited Edition Female Scientist

09.16.2014
These sold-out limited edition Research Institute Legos have probably found their way to bright and high potential girls whose parents...
IX Reasons STEM Needs Title IX: Lessons From Center Court

IX Reasons STEM Needs Title IX: Lessons From Center Court

09.16.2014
In the same way Title IX completely changed the landscape for girls in sports -- it's time for a full-court press on Girls in STEM -- science,...
UN Bringing Child Rights Into the Digital Age

UN Bringing Child Rights Into the Digital Age

09.15.2014
In 1989 the United Nations passed an important human rights treaty. The Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) was ratified by all...