"Little sister with a bowl cut/head spraying blood/embraced by Mother/turned raging Asura." At this year’s Hiroshima atomic bombing anniversary, Mayor of Hiroshima, Kazumi Matsui quoted this heart-wrenching poem written by a woman who was five years-old when the first atomic bomb

The 2018 Sustainable Development Goals Report from the UN Secretary-General highlights the challenges of reaching Sustainable Development Goal 6: “Too many people still lack access to safely managed water supplies and sanitation facilities. Water scarcity, flooding and lack of proper wastewater

Maria Auma is a successful and socially-conscious female entrepreneur. She is the founder of Blue Luxury Investments (BLI), an organization providing education and financial support to young people and budding businesses in their local communities. While the business initially started

This article is part of an editorial collaboration with BCorporation. The BCorp Series can be found here. The original publication can be found here. B Corp Finds that True Change Often Goes Beyond the Numbers Through its innovative approach to summer camp, Galileo encourages young campers to envision

“We heard children singing ISIL songs, and saw them role play executions in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp playground. We were distributing humanitarian aid. It was then that I realized, if we don’t do anything about this

If you ask the average student, “What is the biggest problem that the world faces today?” more often than not they will answer with the following two issues: (1) the detrimental effect of social media on society as a whole

Aristotle said, “The purpose of education is to ensure the flourishing of the individuals characterised by the 'goodness' of character and 'goodness' of intellect.” In Sanskrit, we say, "Vidya Dadati Vinyam," meaning that education brings humility. Unfortunately, character building has taken

The challenge of universal education is huge. And much bigger than expected. There are many ways to address the root problems, but Bridge International Academies has a teaching model that demonstrably works. Bridge goes directly to the heart of the

As specified in point 8 of the 2030 UN Agenda for Sustainable Development: “We are announcing today 17 Sustainable Development Goals with 169 associated targets which are integrated and indivisible. Never before have world leaders pledged common action and endeavor across such

This article is part of our Editorial Series called “GFAR impakters”. This is done in partnership with GFAR – The Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation  – For more follow on Twitter: #GFARImpakters or view here. Written by Jamala Alexander. Edited

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