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Community colleges need to assess labor market outcomes, the end of completion. Economic research and data firms like EMSI and Burning Glass are supporting this effort taking the college's value-add assessment to a new level.
Researchers used new "gene drive" technique to breed malaria-resistant mosquitoes.
Whether you're tired, stressed or sleep deprived, technology can help remind you that you've left your most precious cargo behind and keep your little one safe. Lifesaving technology like this has become a necessity in today's hectic world.
Medical Technology The easily transmittable nature of Ebola means that it demands rapid medical care and also ready and reliable
The deadline for ending giving, while seen by some as a great advantage, can become cumbersome if it is artificial. Addressing large social problems is rarely straightforward.
Young Americans today are facing the crisis of unraveling traditional communities and social structures. In fact, 1 million students drop out of school each year, and 17 percent of youth aged 16 to 24 are out of school and work.
The Guardian noted that it's unlikely Malawi will meet the educational targets laid out by the United Nations in its millennium
Wherever she lives, no matter what country, when a woman controls her own finances she invests that money in ways that can bring about long-term change -- education for her children, health care and better housing for her family. But low-income women around the world are routinely denied access to the basic financial products that most of us take for granted.
In recognition of International Women's Day, March 8, 2014, we'd like to challenge mobile operators, NGOs, government and others to radically rethink the way that we allow poor women to benefit from mobile technology.
When people ask why we should encourage women and girls to pursue technology education, I tell them about Soso Luningo.
It can be lonely for a woman in the technology field. In The Athena Factor, a 2008 research report by the Harvard Business
From business, networking, utilising innovation, creativity, to the ability to understand and pass on information quicker than it can be controlled or obscured by who governs us, technology is merging with our continent's demographic dividend, and the prospects for a brighter future are unprecedented.
Imagine if you said "the world needs more #shelter," and it actually created shelter for somebody? Turning powerful words into impactful actions that can literally make a difference for people around the world.
Young black and Latino students are particularly underrepresented in the software engineering industry. To remain innovative, the industry must employ a diverse workforce, and young black and Latino students should be included in that workforce.
The days of unequal access to high quality educators, schools in crisis and communities feeling powerless to support them are soon coming to an end.
What if we stopped believing it's only those who work the hardest who bring their ideas to life -- and start admitting it's typically those with the fewest barriers to cross who end up executing the most?
Private investors and publically funded development finance institutions have shown enormous interest to support the sector, yet opportunities for these investors to deploy capital at scale are still sporadic at best.