Would he have recognized the world we live in today? Maybe, maybe not.
The U.S. relies heavily upon technology and innovation for its economic strength, yet it is consistently being reported that American students lag behind their international peers when it comes to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
In recent years, significant strides have been made in promoting financial inclusion by greatly expanding access to financial services, particularly for the poor.
As a single mother of three unable to find employment in Orlando, Fla., Amanda struggled to make ends meet. Lacking employable skills, Amanda could not find meaningful work.
Small and medium-size businesses are a huge part of the American economy; the Small Business Administration estimates that the 23 million small businesses in the United States account for 54% of all U.S. sales.
Humanitarian organizations call it a crisis unlike any other. The worst drought in 60 years in Sub-Saharan Africa, coupled with conflict in Somali last year, left 13 million people at risk for starvation and malnutrition—a number greater than all the inhabitants of New York City and Los Angeles.