How One Woman is Making the Case for Inclusion in Employment for Women with Special Needs

Of the 624,000 people living with disabilities in Azerbaijan, according to Chairman of the State Social Protection Fund Salim Muslumov, over 290,000 are women, and a majority of them are unemployed. Sara Rajabli recognized this issue and sought to address this lack of inclusion in employment for this population. She founded BUTA Art & Sweets… Read More How One Woman is Making the Case for Inclusion in Employment for Women with Special Needs

How One Organization in Bangladesh is Tackling Youth Unemployment through STEM

Youth unemployment is one of the biggest issues facing young people today, with rates as high as 13% in 2016. In Southern Asia, there were approximately 13.9 million youth who were unemployed in 2017. Recognizing that 25% of Bangladeshi youth do not complete their education for a variety of reasons such as limited financial resources, and being … Read More How One Organization in Bangladesh is Tackling Youth Unemployment through STEM

Talawiet Organisation for Development: Driving Development in Rural Communities throughout Sudan

Salam Kanhoush works at Talawiet Organisation for Development (TOD), an organization that works to spur development in the rural communities of Sudan through its programs. Its Education, Health and Nutrition, Humanitarian, Livelihood, Microfinance, and Institutional Development, and Capacity Building programs positively impact marginalized communities and refugee population in Sudan, from increasing access to education and providing… Read More Talawiet Organisation for Development: Driving Development in Rural Communities throughout Sudan

Netherlands: A Country Built for People, Not Cars

Arriving in the Netherlands was quite the shock since I am from NYC. The streets for cars were narrow, but the sidewalks and bike paths were wide and in abundance! Everywhere I turned, there were parked bicycles, and there seemed to be more cyclists on the road than there were cars. I had taken a… Read More Netherlands: A Country Built for People, Not Cars

When We All Vote, Change Will Happen

Today is National Voter Registration Day. If you aren’t registered to vote, today’s the day! If you care about any of these issues, this midterm election is important now more than ever: If you’re tired of mass shootings and seeing innocent people and children getting shot and killed in malls, restaurants, churches, schools etc. If… Read More When We All Vote, Change Will Happen