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Committing to Action: Girls and STEM at CGI

Late last month, President Clinton, Secretary Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton hosted the fourth meeting of CGI Americas, an annual event focused on finding solutions that promote economic recovery in the United States. This working meeting brought together leaders from corporations, … Read more >

Disrupting Global Development by “Making”

Sensors may be small—but they have the power to dramatically alter seemingly intractable global development challenges. Monitoring and tracking environmental quality and air pollution, measuring how infrastructure like water pumps and power lines are working, monitoring water quality, and detecting … Read more >

What Is Strategy?

Two of the first articles I remember reading in my MBA strategy class (and I think the same two read by most MBA students today…) were “Five Forces” and “What is Strategy?” by Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter.  Today, … Read more >

Footprints and Hand Prints in Emerging Markets

What’s the difference between your company’s footprint and its hand print? I contemplated this deep thought (from Bo Miller at Dow Chemical) and many others today at the inspiring Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets event in Washington, DC produced by … Read more >

Moving from Red to Green

Across the globe, corporations, researchers, and national organizations are studying the reasons behind the declining number of degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. The number of STEM graduates is declining across the board – especially for women … Read more >