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Superstar Rihanna Joins the Fight For Global Education
The Source

This week, artist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Rihanna has spoken on the issue of education in the developing world. Today, she is the founder of the Clara Lionel Foundation, and ambassador for the Global Partnership of Education (GPE) and Global Citizen which fund groundbreaking and effective…

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How Verizon is Using Network Technology To Tackle Global Issues
Global Citizen

Today, technology is at the core of everything we do. Verizon has implemented a “humanability” approach by partnering with innovators across different industries to understand and access their needs and develop technological solutions to address them. From combating pollution to tackling food loss, to improving…

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Texas-based Startup Raises $1 Million to Fund Water Projects
Kyle Wiggers

Austin, Texas-based startup Pani aims to shed light on our habitual overconsumption of water, with a long-term vision to fund the distribution of drinkable water to communities in need. The company has raised $1 million led by Blake Chandlee, former vice president of global partnerships…

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Monumental Commitments Will Be Made At The Global Climate Action Summit
Priya Shukla

This week, California Governor Jerry Brown will convene the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, California. This conference brings together environmental leaders from countries, states, cities, and companies committed to reducing actions that contribute to global climate change. Plenary and breakout sessions, affiliate…

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WaterCredit Empowers a Family in Indonesia
Water.org

In Jakarta, Indonesia, 27 million people lack access to safe water. Jakarta native Nureni is a businessowner, wife, and mother who now enjoys access to a water tap in her kitchen financed through Water.org’s WaterCredit program. Nureni cooks and sells food out of her home…

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TechnologyOne and Opportunity International Partner to Alleviate Child Poverty
Peter Dinham

Through a recent multi-million-dollar philanthropic partnership, software company TechnologyOne and Opportunity International have helped 12,000 children and their families living in poverty with a goal to reach 500,000. Through the TechnologyOne Foundation, the company is helping families break the inter-generational cycle of poverty by supporting…

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New Global Education Model Encourages Children to Play
Global Citizen

Dina Buchbinder and Yizreel Urquijo from Mexico have founded an organization called Education for Sharing, with dreams to disrupt the traditional education system to foster global leadership for young students. The program emphasizes a collaborative, open-ended approach to learning that highlights the Sustainable Development Goals….

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