Editorial Note: There is ample and growing evidence that new teaching techniques, with the right training, materials and support, can empower all teachers to succeed no matter where they live. Just like Laura Orlando, a young elementary school teacher in

Every time I explain the research I do, I inevitably frame it as “soccer and politics,” or even more broadly, “sports and politics.” I have learned that absolutely everyone will have an opinion on these topics. Some might mention the

Article in collaboration with: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) seeks to address the increasing challenge of global warming and declining food security on agricultural practices, policies and measures through strategic, broad-based global partnerships. The Ministry

Article in collaboration with: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) seeks to address the increasing challenge of global warming and declining food security on agricultural practices, policies and measures through strategic, broad-based global partnerships. Policy makers

The concept that women’s rights activism and women’s empowerment are tasks for women and women-led organizations is indeed obsolete and largely condescending. In the fight against the global pandemic of violence against women, women have led the way, likely because

In August of this year, the United Nations posted a picture online (see below) in celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, which is actually celebrated on February 11 to promote the participation of women in

How Corporations and Governments Can Support Black Communities' Innovation Potential When Joseph Schumpeter initially wrote about the innovation economy through the idea of creative destruction, he stated “the fundamental impulse that sets and keeps the capitalist engine in motion comes from the

Women in developing countries are generally well-served by microfinance institutions. As a result, women-run livelihood businesses make up a good chunk of the typical microfinance portfolio. However, when it comes to larger loan sizes, the number of female borrowers drops

Women have been fighting for their basic rights and liberties, and for a fair share of the socio-economic pie for centuries. Unfortunately, even when they succeed, they cannot take a break from the fight. The threat of sliding backward and

If you were intrigued by the headline of this article, then either you are working in the Big Data & analytics space or you are working as a gender expert driving social programs & policies in the public sector space.

Despite extensive efforts to eliminate the gender gap, women are still vastly underrepresented in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) fields. Hence, what is missing for gender equality in STEM? Understanding the roots of the gender gap in STEM is

Most of us no longer view the world as something that purely exists in material form. Rather we view it as an ongoing process of online-offline interactions. We are continuously navigating our lives in between offline and online realities. The

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