education

Memory Banda speaking

Protecting Girlhood

Memory Banda grew up in rural Malawi in a community that practices child marriage. The girls in her village were expected to leave school to attend an initiatio... Read More
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#JustaTampon

No one likes to talk about menstruation. It's not considered a polite topic of conversation and for that reason it can be difficult to raise awareness and funds... Read More
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She’s the First

As many as 67 percent of girls in the developing world don't attend secondary school. She's the First is looking to change that through sponsorship and campuses... Read More

Making the Makers

In 2008, Emily Pilloton founded Project H, a non-profit that teaches building and design skills to youth, with an emphasis on girls and children of color. Pr... Read More

Roots & Wings

A head start for kids in Maria Elena She clings to her mother’s skirt. Dania, nearly 2, goes with her mother, 19, to collect recyclable materials in the g... Read More

Encouraging girls to code

Projections say there will be 1.4 million computer specialist job openings by 2020, but currently just .3 percent of high school girls major in computer science... Read More
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Frugal flavor

Leanne Brown New cookbook invites you to eat well on a budget. With just $4 a day, you can eat well and enjoy it. That was Leanne Brown’s goal in writ... Read More