#Profile

  • Article: This Program Empowers the World's Girls by Bringing Health Classes to Their Communities
    Water & Sanitation

    This Program Empowers the World's Girls by Bringing Health Classes to Their Communities

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 18, 2019

    “We’re arming girls and young women to make decisions for themselves.” Read more

  • Article: How South Africa Inspired Me to Pursue Urban Planning
    Citizenship

    How South Africa Inspired Me to Pursue Urban Planning

    Dec. 2, 2018

    This Curtis Scholar took notes from South Africa on how to improve her own community. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Wants to Provide School Meals So No Child Learns on an Empty Stomach
    Food & Hunger

    This Activist Wants to Provide School Meals So No Child Learns on an Empty Stomach

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 2, 2018|Cisco

    “A hungry child can’t learn.” Read more

  • Article: Kacey Musgraves Wants You to Look for the Beauty in the World
    Citizenship

    Kacey Musgraves Wants You to Look for the Beauty in the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 30, 2018

    The country-pop icon has become a beacon of tolerance. Read more

  • Article: This UC Berkeley Student's Life Changed After She Went to Puerto Rico to Rebuild Houses
    PartnerCitizenship

    This UC Berkeley Student's Life Changed After She Went to Puerto Rico to Rebuild Houses

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Dana Brandes-Simon|Nov. 26, 2018

    Hasti Ahmadi went on a service trip to Puerto Rico — and stayed longer to have a greater impact. Read more

  • Feature: These Photos Show How Cape Town's Water Crisis Could Happen Anywhere
    FeatureWater & Sanitation

    These Photos Show How Cape Town's Water Crisis Could Happen Anywhere

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Nov. 26, 2018

    Cape Town nearly became the first major city to run out of water. Read more

  • Article: This South African Activist Wants to Make Sanitary Pads as Accessible as Condoms
    Water & Sanitation

    This South African Activist Wants to Make Sanitary Pads as Accessible as Condoms

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 14, 2018

    “I thought it was time to deconstruct the narrative and end the stigma.” Read more

  • Article: Cardi B's Dedication to Speaking Out Against Inequality Is No Joke
    Girls & Women

    Cardi B's Dedication to Speaking Out Against Inequality Is No Joke

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 26, 2018

    The unfiltered record-breaking artist always finds time to educate her fans. Read more