December 13, 2016 / Daniel Greenstein
Director of Postsecondary Success, Dan Greenstein, reflects on the recent U.S. elections and discusses what they mean for higher education.
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November 28, 2016 / Keith Klugman, Anita Zaidi
On #GivingTuesday – a day of donating and volunteering to kick off the holiday season – we wanted to share a few organizations that inspire us and our work.
November 17, 2016 / Mandy Rusch
The Seattle Public Library’s “Create Change: Youth and Family Homelessness and the Arts” showed how art can be used to take action towards ending youth and family homelessness.
November 08, 2016 / Trevor Mundel
Let’s face it: nobody really enjoys conferences. In theory, they give spread-out communities a chance to come together and engage in fierce debates and trenchant learning about important issues. But practice doesn’t always match the theory. Last week in
London at the Grand Challenges Annual Meeting, however, it did.
November 03, 2016 / Kendra Gritsch, Marie Sauter
Domestic violence has long been a leading cause of homelessness for women and children. Let's change that.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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