[Editor’s Note: June Sugiyama is Director of the Vodafone Americas Foundation.
With every advance in automation and artificial intelligence, the American workplace changes. While changing employment demands are obvious in information technology, they are no less pronounced in energy, health care, manufacturing, and other sectors that have long relied on manual labor.
Bill Belichick, head coach and general manager of the New England Patriots, said in a recent interview on ESPN that “we are looking forward to competing hard” in Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons. Bill Belichick knows what he is talking about.
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.
On November 17, I took the stage at the 2016 Corporate Citizenship Conference to talk about disrupting financial education. Today, 46 percent of teens don’t know how to create a simple budget and half are unsure of how to use a credit card effectively.
I always thought of myself one of the lucky ones. Luck, it seemed, was the sole determinant for who made it out of my neighborhood. Growing up in Los Angeles in the 1980s, it seemed that violence and poverty were all around me; but still, I got out – one of the lucky ones.