We need to teach our girls that being a nerd in whatever field, passion, or hobby they love is both empowering for themselves and door-opening for college and any future career. It is the bold, confident young woman who pursues her passion unabashedly who becomes an impact player in high school and beyond.
Advances in scientific discovery are converging with unparalleled policy and regulatory action for medical research. At FasterCures, we have surveyed the landscape and interviewed subject matter experts to come up with our recommendations of the top 10 issues to keep an eye on in 2016.
People try to be memorable in a variety of ways. In 2014, Russian Vitaly Zdorovetsky streaked to the World Cup pitch in front of millions of watching ...
Zuckerberg is on the defensive because he doesn't understand the culture and values of Indians. He doesn't realize that Ganesh cherishes the freedom that India gained from its British colonizers in 1947 and doesn't want a handout from a Western company. Ganesh may be poor, but he doesn't want anyone to dictate what sites he can visit, what movies he may watch, or what applications he can download.
Currently polling at less than 3 percent on average, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), knows that he needs an injection of large campaign donations, and he needs them fast, according to sources close to the Kentucky Republican.
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, announced that they'll donate 99 percent of their Facebook stock to philanthropic causes over the course of their lifetimes. Terrible, huh?
But what if the next place where innovation would spring from is not a physical place, but an entire segment of our economy? I'm talking about the non-profit sector.
As you and your wife consider your philanthropic options, please consider the following: in less than 30 years, as many as 26 million Americans will either have Alzheimer's or be taking care of someone who does.
One of the more attractive features of the new philanthropy is also one of its potential pitfalls: Many tech billionaires may not fully appreciate the fact that rapid cycles of testing, failing, and fine-tuning may work better in software development than in social welfare programs on which lives depend.
Some call this the season of Giving. It's not too late--have you donated to your favorite arts resource or charity yet? (And there's a tax deductio...
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative ignited a firestorm of response earlier this month. Many praised the couple for their commitment to philanthropy at suc...
There is no way to lean in at work and lean in at home. And what Sandberg and Mayer have that most other working mothers don't is millions of dollars to spend on the highest quality of daycare.
While the little blue thumb prepares to beam itself into sub-Saharan Africa, let's take a moment to acknowledge that maybe "the social network" is much, much more than what any of us could have imagined.
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan have a wonderful opportunity to demonstrate how a major philanthropic enterprise should be run. Let's hope they don't blow it.
With the holiday season in full gear, it's only natural for everyone to get in the spirit of giving. I hope this year more companies make this effort year-round and give back to make a difference on a local and global level.
Mark Zuckerberg and I are best friends. Well, at least that is what I would like to believe by the number of times he has been appearing on my Faceboo...