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Global Issues

 

Innovations that address global challenges such as education, environment, and health

 

Nonprofit Management

VisionSpring Aims to Provide Eyeglasses to Millions

The connection between proper vision and economic development.

By Kevin Hassey & Jordan Kassalow | 2 | May. 29, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Building Leadership Diversity: A Call to Action for Philanthropy

Philanthropy can lead the way to opportunity for young men and boys of color by supporting diverse leadership.

By Kelly Brown | 3 | May. 27, 2014
 

Government

Lessons in Mass Collaboration

Recent experience with government-convened hackathons has generated insights into the methods and instruments used to design effective mass collaboration efforts.

 

Education

A Secret Ingredient for Improving Math Proficiency

Why we need to position math as a fun, approachable subject for kids—plus a promising new tool for doing it.

By Laura Overdeck | 2 | May. 20, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

When the Rhythm Changes, So Must the Dance

Why careful listening is important to starting and scaling positive social change.

By Molly Melching | 4 | May. 20, 2014
 

Nonprofits

Scrutinizing ONE’s “Secret Sauce” for Global Social Change

How a global NGO has fought extreme poverty using a formula that mixes pragmatic incrementalism and practical idealism with pop culture.

By Jamie Drummond | 1 | May. 16, 2014
 

Technology & Design

Three Ways the Cloud Can Bring Clarity to Nonprofits

How organizations can begin transforming monitoring and evaluation efforts to support the ever-growing demand for measurable impact, using cloud-based tools.

By William A. Brindley | May. 14, 2014
 
Steve McCormick, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Nonprofit Management

A New Approach to Global Conservation

In the next 10 years, we will move toward protecting the environment for people not from them.

By Steve McCormick | 1 | May. 13, 2014
 

Economic Development

Tackling Financial Exclusion

How to provide sustainable banking solutions for low-income consumers in the United States and abroad.

By Chris Page & David Porteous | 1 | May. 12, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Transformative Pathways to Improving Health Care

Rather than simply scaling up, one nonprofit is “letting go” of its model and forming partnerships to change the US health care system.