I'm proud to announce that the United States government has signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a new and innovative public-private partnership in Afghanistan with the Aga Khan Foundation.
So far in Ohio and other fly-over states, emerging models of public-private partnerships are yielding encouraging returns, and programs such as VFA recognize this progress and contribute to their growth.
Under the leadership of Secretary Clinton, the State Department created a suite of public/private initiatives that brought together visionaries from the two sectors in groundbreaking programs that should become an essential part of on-going American foreign policy.
At the center of our global health partnerships are strategies and innovations to prevent the needless deaths of women and families, whether from childbirth, HIV/AIDS, malaria, infection or cervical cancer.
Infusionsoft, an eight-year-old software company founded by Clate Mask (CEO) and his two brothers, Scott and Eric Martineau, has just been given $54M in expansion funding from the investment firm Goldman Sachs.
What then, does the USPS do that is essential to the functioning of modern society? While it certainly employs a lot of people who need jobs in post offices and on the street, the basic answer is "nothing."
In the year-end issue of Impact, we announce the top 10 global health milestones of 2012. We asked some of the world's most renowned leaders in global health to comment on why these moments made the list. What we heard was insightful and, in many cases, encouraging.
Out of the ashes of the Second World War emerged a Utopia vision -- rather than solve problems through military means, we could maintain the peace by investing across borders and promoting human rights.
Everyone has a stake in growing our economy. Community colleges are well positioned to support local communities. Let's encourage more dialogue and partnerships between public, private and philanthropic organizations.
The Republican Party tried to paper over the nastiness of their primary season with empty and abstract rhetoric about jobs and the economy. The Democrats had to counter a sense of disengagement by the public. It does not appear that either of them succeeded.
What would a Romney White House mean for education? Most of what we know about Romney's education platform so far comes from "A Chance for Every Child," a white paper that the campaign released in May.