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Scholarships for Cuban Youth to Study in US Enrage Cuban Government

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 09.29.2016 | World
Yoani Sanchez

World Learning's scholarships are targeted to 16-18 year old students in Cuba. 14ymedio, Generation Y, Yoani Sanchez, 27 September 2016 - The woman...

The Tortoise Revolution in Myanmar

Rose Foran | Posted 11.11.2016 | Impact
Rose Foran

A Tortoise Revolution is underway in Myanmar, progressing so slowly and steadily -- you can barely notice it. But it's there. Five years ago it was too dangerous to even utter the word "democracy" in public.

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.