Social entrepreneurship or impact investing is intentionally finding a business solution to a social problem.
The Learning Community Project model currently operating in rural schools offers an intriguing bottom-up approach to learning. How do you see this project transforming rural communities in Mexico? This 15 year-old project has significantly expanded. This past summer, 78,000 middle school math teachers in all states were learning indepth four chosen problems of elementary math (natural numbers, […]
After more than 50 years of aid and the equivalent of Six Marshall Plans to Africa,1 there has been no significant change in the poverty landscape. Critics of aid – among them Bauer,2 Esterley,3 Jenkins,4and Moyo5 – have highlighted the failure and unintended consequences of aid. More worryingly, economic data show that though aid has increased over a ten-year […]
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don’t have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.