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Entrepreneurs are solving complex societal challenges across the globe. It’s happening “at the table” within established organizations, “off the grid” on difficult terrain, and “on the web” in the digital world. Across this spectrum, we often find Millennial entrepreneurs leading the charge.
Around the world, governments and businesses face a conundrum: high levels of youth unemployment and a shortage of job seekers with critical skills. How can a country successfully move its young people from education to employment? What are the challenges? Which interventions work? How can these be scaled up? These are the crucial questions.
A novel approach to disease control helped eradicate polio in Nigera – and might help improve emergency responses to other outbreaks as well.
Given the size of our population and the prevalence of preventable diseases, it is clearly possible to save at least one million lives over the next three years by expanding access to well-known, cost-effective interventions.
As education transforms, the traditional and highly limited openings for private companies are growing wider. Investors should take note.
Business leaders have every incentive to create sustainable growth models. If we don’t do it, we’ll sink. Moreover, companies that figure out how to grow sustainably will have a real competitive advantage.
The Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool (OCAT) is a tool for nonprofits used to measure operational capacity and identify areas for improvement.
Proponents of data-enabled education can learn from other industries that have faced concerns about the risks of using personal information.