December 8, 2019

I was delighted to see that all awards in 2019 Broadcom STEM competition went to girls. This is the frist time all awards were won by girls. What's more? Alexis MacAvoy is from my school. Congratualtions to all winners. We look forward to many more girls winning STEM c...

November 24, 2019

A must watch talk by Reshma Saujani! She presents many apt observations as how boys and girls think and how it shapes them as adults. Her goal: one million women in computer science by 2020. Will it happen?

November 17, 2019

This is a story of the power of human capital and will to help others get education. There is a school under a bridge in India with over 300 students coming in regularly, from grades 3rd to 8th.  

Rajesh Kumar Sharma is a shopkeeper near the bridge, who in 2010,...

November 3, 2019

Girl Rising shows the lives of impoverished girls living in countries where education for girls isn't a priority. Directed by Oscar-nominated documentarian Richard Robbins and narrated by  stars including Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, and Selena Gomez, the film explores...

October 27, 2019

Winston Churchill said "We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give." Turns out, there is science behind how our brain works when we give. 


Economists Bill Harbaugh and Daniel Burghart and psychologist Ulrich Mayr, from the University of Oregon, inv...

October 13, 2019

Juliana, the daughter of two cocoa farmers in Mamakoffikro, Cote d’Ivoire, is the first girl in her family to go to school. Starting in 2015, it is now mandatory in Cote d'Ivoire for all children 6-16 to go to school. This policy provides an opportunity for every child...

October 6, 2019

Watch this video to learn understand how persistent poverty affects children, adults, and society.49% of children who are poor at birth go on to spend at least half their childhoods living in poverty!The first step is to find support for the kids as early as they are b...

September 30, 2019

Women earn  82 cents for each dollar a man earns in the US. Until we close this economic disparity and empower women to achieve financial independence, we can’t end poverty. Watch this funny video to see why equality can't wait.

September 19, 2019

Actress Kristen Bell in a  spoofy video, highlights the gender pay gap in the U.S. Look at the statistics by U.S. States. Shocking but true!

Watch this.

September 1, 2019

There are about 25 million people trapped In forced labor via human trafficking worldwide. The trafficking of women and children is the world's fastest growing crime. School for Justice, a pre-professional school opened this April in India with only 19 students. T...

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