#Finance & Innovation

  • Article: Students in Kenya Are Helping Launch the Country’s First Satellite Into Space

    Students in Kenya Are Helping Launch the Country’s First Satellite Into Space

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 7, 2018

    It will be used to help improve farming methods and monitor the country’s coastline. Read more

  • Article: Facial Recognition Technology Identifies 3,000 Missing Children

    Facial Recognition Technology Identifies 3,000 Missing Children

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 25, 2018

    Hundreds of thousands of children go missing in India every year. Read more

  • Article: This Teenager Is Paying San Diego’s Homeless to Clean Streets

    This Teenager Is Paying San Diego’s Homeless to Clean Streets

    By David Brand|March 9, 2018

    Wheels of Change provides street-cleaning jobs to people experiencing homelessness. Read more

  • Article: Starbucks and Malala Are Empowering 250,000 Girls and Women Worldwide

    Starbucks and Malala Are Empowering 250,000 Girls and Women Worldwide

    By David Brand|March 9, 2018

    The program will educate girls and create leadership roles for women in coffee-growing areas. Read more

  • Article: Justin Trudeau and Bill Nye's Conversation About Space  Had an Important Message for Women

    Justin Trudeau and Bill Nye's Conversation About Space Had an Important Message for Women

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 6, 2018

    “The thing is, every single human being starts off as a scientist.” Read more

  • Article: This Village Ditched FGM to Save Money and Empower Girls

    This Village Ditched FGM to Save Money and Empower Girls

    From News Deeply|Jan. 29, 2018

    When villagers learned the price of initiation ceremonies, they radically reformed traditions. Read more

  • Article: Reversed Ad Gender Roles Reveal How Sexist Advertising Can Be

    Reversed Ad Gender Roles Reveal How Sexist Advertising Can Be

    By David Brand|Jan. 18, 2018

    A visual artist flipped the gender roles in these chauvinist magazine ads. Read more

  • Article: Impact on Palestinians Could Be 'Catastrophic' if US Pulls Funding

    Impact on Palestinians Could Be 'Catastrophic' if US Pulls Funding

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 12, 2018

    "The consequences could be profound, widespread, dramatic." Read more