One Woman’s Efforts to Advance Gender Equality in Sudan

Across the globe girls and women still encounter challenges due to gender roles that were set from generations past. The evidence is there: achieving gender equality is beneficial for the economy, can decrease poverty and gender-based violence, and more. Mai Khidir participated in the Milead Fellowship run by the Moremi Initiative, and was tasked with implementing… Read More One Woman’s Efforts to Advance Gender Equality in Sudan

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

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

How Our Elected Officials Can #RiseforClimate

On 9/8/18, the global community mobilized to #RiseforClimate. What are the next steps? I suggest some calls to action for our elected officials to consider and hope you can join me in advocating for one, some, all, or more of these suggestions to address #climatechange and protect our #environment.… Read More How Our Elected Officials Can #RiseforClimate