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Where Should I Study Abroad?

Daniela Papi | Posted 11.03.2014 | Impact
Daniela Papi

As I am often speaking with students about the concept of "learning service" and encouraging them to prioritize global "learning" and development education prior to jumping straight into international "service," I often get the question, "Where should I study abroad?"

Closing in on the Crux of Impact Investing

Ben Thornley | Posted 08.04.2013 | Impact
Ben Thornley

While some sectors are likely to mature beyond the point of subsidy, government is shaping up to be a more active participant in impact investing than ever. This presents opportunities for sure, but also risks.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, I spent a fascinating couple of days at the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship in Oxford. I wish everyone could have been there: It was exhilarating -- and deeply moving -- to hear example after example of social entrepreneurs making quantifiable improvements in lives all around the world. As Stephan Chambers, chairman of the Skoll Centre, put it: "I have cried every day this week. Remember as I tell you this, that I'm male. And British. And from Oxford." I actually cried every hour. But, remember, I'm female. And Greek. And from Cambridge. I also cried when Roy Sekoff, our founding editor, texted me that his father, Arthur, had passed away. Besides being a huge supporter of HuffPost (which he rightly felt contained some of his funny, feisty, passionate DNA), he was an eagle-eyed evaluator of my hair whenever I appeared on TV -- good or bad, he let me know about it. He was a real character, in the best sense -- a warm, witty, and exceedingly generous man. Read more about him here. He will be missed.

Alex Wagner

WATCH: Can This Man Save The Planet?

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Wagner | Posted 08.02.2011 | Impact

Participant Media, the production powerhouse behind films including "Waiting for Superman," "An Inconvenient Truth," "Good Night and Good Luck," and "...

Hope Runs: Helping Orphans Find Their Footing

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

With the current economy, people are turning inward and thinking about themselves. I think one thing people can do is go on one of these transformational trips, or volunteer to do something.