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In the Aftermath of a Tragedy, Hope Survives in These Young Girls

Ketaki Desai | Posted 10.12.2016 | Home
Ketaki Desai

When I first met Bibhuti, I realized within minutes that his passion for educating and mentoring girls in some of the most impoverished parts of Nepal came from something far deeper than just giving back to his home country.

Steve Jobs' Widow Begged DiCaprio, Bale Not To Play Her Husband

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment

"Steve Jobs" -- aka "the good Steve Jobs biopic" -- was released today to stellar reviews. And its star, Michael Fassbender, is already considered the...

Educating at the Intersection of Art and Technology

John M. Eger | Posted 09.26.2016 | Impact
John M. Eger

The last few weeks have been a celebration of sorts of the life and work of Steve Jobs, founder of Apple. What hasn't been widely talked about is the message Jobs made about the new economy and the call for a truly hands-on interdisciplinary education.

Laurene Powell Jobs, Steve Jobs' Wife, Pledges $50 Million To Rethink Schools

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 09.21.2015 | Impact

Steve Jobs reinvented the personal computer, the animation studio, and the music player. Now his wife, Laurene Powell Jobs, wants to rethink high scho...

Paul Blumenthal

Karl Rove Sends Out The Billionaire Bat-Signal -- And They Respond | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Billionaires are rushing to the aid of Republicans in the homestretch of the 2014 elections with a massive super PAC infusion after a pl...

Meet the 15 Most Powerful Women in U.S. Philanthropy

David Callahan | Posted 05.05.2014 | Impact
David Callahan

Too often, the quiet power of female philanthropic leaders is overlooked. Again and again, famous rich men are afforded the lion's share of the credit for big gifts or initiatives actually masterminded by their wives or daughters.

After Philanthropy and Entrepreneurship, Laurene Powell Jobs Trains Focus on Politics?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 04.21.2014 | Business
Preetam Kaushik

A close look at her, and you would notice her charming smile, a confident disposition and cascading golden locks. Is she the glamorous version of an A...

Former D.C. Mayor Reportedly Has 'Budding Romance' With Steve Jobs' Widow

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

Adrian Fenty, former mayor of Washington, D.C., has a "budding romance" with Laurene Powell Jobs, the Washington Post reports. Powell Jobs is the w...

Steve Jobs' Widow Steps Up Philanthropy Work | Posted 05.17.2013 | Impact

Marlene Castro knew the tall blonde woman only as Laurene, her mentor. They met every few weeks in a rough Silicon Valley neighborhood the year that M...

Mrs. Jobs Speaks: 'We Miss Him Every Day'

San Jose Mercury News | Dan Nakaso | Posted 06.12.2013 | San Francisco

In her first major interview since the 2011 death of her husband, Laurene Powell Jobs said she and her children miss Apple (AAPL) co-founder and CEO S...

Brian Williams Scores Rare Interview

Posted 04.11.2013 | Media

Brian Williams has secured an exclusive interview with Laurene Powell Jobs, Steve Jobs' widow, for "Rock Center." Jobs will speak with the NBC New...

Steve Jobs' Widow Launches New DREAM Act Push

Yahoo! News | Beth Fouhy | Posted 01.23.2013 | Latino Voices

The teenage girl peers into the camera, ready to divulge a secret. “All my siblings are documented except me,” says the girl, identified onscre...

7 Tech Titans Who've Cozied Up To Politicians

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 09.06.2012 | Technology

As even the most out-of-the-loop, casual "Social Network" viewers know, you can make a lot of dough in tech. So much that you can give it away in gian...

Who Are America's 6 Richest Women?

LearnVest | Posted 05.24.2012 | Money

Forbes' comprehensive list of the world's billionaires (there are 1226) came out recently, and we were curious -- are there women on the list? Turns out, there are.

Laurene Powell Jobs: Obama's Awkward State Of The Union Guest

Corbin Hiar | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Corbin Hiar

The Heroes Gallery, as it is sometimes referred to, has been used by presidents to highlight the values or policies their administration is backing. That's what makes the invitation given to Laurene Powell Jobs so unusual.

Where Will Steve Jobs' Wife Donate Her Inherited Fortune? | GEOFFREY A. FOWLER And JESSICA E. VASCELLARO | Posted 12.11.2011 | Impact

Steve Jobs spoke very little in public about philanthropy, and he didn't participate in the "Giving Pledge," a campaign led by Bill Gates and Warren B...

A College Education: It's Not a Product; It's a Platform

Michael Roth | Posted 05.30.2011 | College
Michael Roth

Bill Gates has been calling for a targeted investment in the sciences and engineering. Steve Jobs recently emphasized the arts and humanities as essential to the success of his company. So is education a PC or Mac?