Sometimes, all it takes is a spark to launch a potentially world-changing idea. Long eclipsed by coal, oil and renewables, wood is no longer regarded or used as a primary source of energy in the post-industrial world. Yet wood is still widely used for cooking in the developing world.
We connected with Aimee Sprung, Civic Engagement Manager for Microsoft's Technology & Civic Engagement Team in Boston, MA, to discuss Microsoft's programs that are helping expand access to STEAM education for women and girls. The Technology & Civic Engagement team brings Microsoft’s best
Achieving gender equality is essential as a matter of justice and human rights — and it also unleashes a range of positive economic and development outcomes.
It’s time we peeled back the curtain on the forces shaping the global landscape. Drawing on a wealth of data gathered by experts, we can draw from the charts presented here key lessons for plotting America’s role in this new order.
Life-improving solutions are diffusing throughout society at every rung of the global economic ladder at a quickening pace thanks to globalization linking long-deprived people and societies into modern supply chains.
Cities that rate high in their readiness for the digital economy also rate high among cyclists and craft beer fans.