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Connections Matter in Mexico's Northern Border Region

Indre Biskis | Posted 08.20.2014 | Impact
Indre Biskis

Mexico will face a shortage of about 115,000 professionals with computer networking skills by 2015, according to research by IDC. Young people who develop these skills now will have better opportunities in tomorrow's workforce -- and fewer reasons to yield to criminal activity.

Out of the Streets and Into the Classroom

Christine Horansky | Posted 03.18.2012 | Education
Christine Horansky

The prospects of a nation lie in its youth. In the fight against poverty, educating every child is one of the best investments a country can make.

Students: Big Hearts, Big Brains

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

The smartest students know that it is not enough to be well-intentioned. They are acquiring the executive skills required to pit their talents against the scourge of global poverty.