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A Sense of Ownership: local communities are empowered to act on deforestation

An edited version of this article first appeared on TruthAtlas. BALE, ETHIOPIA–In the dappled shade of his eucalyptus plantation, Munir Adem recollects. “Before, the forest belonged to the government. There…

Education for Entrepreneurship: an interview with Tim Draper

Tim Draper, founder and managing director of venture-capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, recently created Draper University of Heroes, an immersive Silicon Valley boarding school and online program offering courses in…

Hoop Dreams: basketball teaches core values to Congo’s youth

“You come here, you play hard, you work hard.” That’s what Dario Merlo says to those asking to join PJB or Promo Jeune Basket (Promote Youth Basketball), a basketball program…

Café Impact: How-To Interview for a Social Justice Career

Café Impact is democratizing access to careers of conscience. Jonathan Lewis brings together nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs to give you the career-building skills you need to change the world….

Café Impact: How-To Snag a Social Justice Job Interview

Café Impact is democratizing access to careers of conscience. Jonathan Lewis brings together nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs to give you the career-building skills you need to change the world….

Café Impact: How-To Use Ambiguity to Pioneer Change

Café Impact is democratizing access to careers of conscience. Jonathan Lewis brings together nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs to give you the career-building skills you need to change the world….

Café Impact: How-To Educate Yourself for an Impact Career

Café Impact is democratizing access to careers of conscience. Jonathan Lewis brings together nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs to give you the career-building skills you need to change the world….

Café Impact: How-To Convert Your Convictions into a Career

Café Impact is democratizing access to careers of conscience. Jonathan Lewis brings together nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs to give you the career-building skills you need to change the world….

Café Impact: How-To Figure Out Your Social Entrepreneurship

Café Impact is democratizing access to careers of conscience. Jonathan Lewis brings together nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs to give you the career-building skills you need to change the world….

Café Impact: How-To Make Your Mentor Matter

Café Impact is democratizing access to careers of conscience. Jonathan Lewis brings together nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs to give you the career-building skills you need to change the world….

The world’s most colorful protest: How paint helped Turkish people win a stare-down with the government

In the 1500+ cream-of-the-crop TED and TEDx videos that make it to TED.com, Derek Sivers’s 3-minute breakdown of How to Start a Movement is the 32nd most viewed. His story…

A Simple Bridge is the Solution

In rural Ethiopia, a river three football fields wide can prevent a child from getting to the closest medical clinic.  The problem: no bridges to bypass bodies of water. A…

Kajol: Handwashing Saves Lives

A child dies from diarrhea or pneumonia every 15 seconds. Hand washing alone could reduce diarrhea by 45 percent and pneumonia by 23 percent. Yet to many in the developing…

SolePower Aspires to Put a Charge in Your Step

Cell phones are transforming lives in places like Sub-Saharan Africa, where they are crucial for advancing everything from education to medicine to commerce. The problem? Many developing countries lack access…

The Crucial Role of Empathy: Molly Melching

A conversation with Molly Melching, founder and executive director of Tostan and the protagonist of Aimee Molloy’s However Long the Night.Molly Melching was 24-years-old when she first arrived to Senegal as a University…