How one man and thousands of fish are helping improve women’s health worldwide

Solving one of the world’s most common women’s health problems may be as simple as dropping a fish in water. Gavin Armstrong, Founder, President and CEO of Lucky Iron Fish, tells us how. By Teresa Harris Iron deficiency is the world’s most common micro-nutrient issue, and has a disproportionate negative impact on women and children. Instances […]

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November 24, 2016

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3 Valuable Lessons From Uber Founder Travis Kalanick's TED Talk

To call Uber a controversial company would be an understatement. At today’s TED Conference, Founder Travis Kalanick talked with TED Curator Chris Anderson about how it is how it is trying to grow up. Here are three big takeaways: Lesson 1: Don’t be afraid to revise your image when your audience changes Recently Kalanick took […]

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What’s holding Sri Lankan women back from participating in the labor force?

Sri Lanka has a reputation for being a trailblazer when it comes to women and human development. At the primary education level, almost all girls and boys are enrolled in school, and in secondary school more girls are enrolled than boys—and have been for several decades. Girls now also outnumber boys in tertiary education. These […]

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January 20, 2016

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Barriers to education for tribal girls in India

Tribal girls in India are unable to acquire reading skills because they do not speak nor understand the language used in schools; thus, they are unable to get on a path to empowerment for their personal growth and for accessing their rights within their communities and in the larger world. If tribal girls do not […]

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January 19, 2016

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