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Innovation: Finding the Problems and Solutions in the World Around Us

The invention of a spaceship that can make sophisticated discoveries 140 million miles away is an extraordinary feat on the part of the human race. But there are other extraordinary innovations that don’t require a billion-dollar piece of equipment. Sometimes, all they require is stuff that’s just lying around.

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If You Want To Go Fast Go Alone, If You Want To Go Far, Go Together - Unknown

The Third International Conference on Financing for Development will kick off this Monday July 13, 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Hidden in the rotating images on the conference website, I found the best explanation of what this conference is about “Voluntary Commitments & Initiatives ….for people and planet”.

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My First Return to Africa as CEO of the Gates Foundation

Sue Desmond-Hellmann describes her recent return to Africa, which holds a special place in her career and her heart. She discusses the progress being made by grantees and partners there.

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How Can We Strengthen Immunization Services in a Rural District in Northern Uganda? A Profile of START Volunteer George Momanyi

START catalyzes district health workers to build planning and monitoring skills to strengthen immunization programs.

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The Start of My Journey as the Gates Foundation CEO

The foundation’s new CEO reflects on what she learned at a recent gathering of employees and partners.

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