Mobile and digital technology plays a critical role in empowering disadvantaged groups and improving socioeconomic and health outcomes for people in developing countries. Yet, women have fallen behind their male counterparts in technological adoption.
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We recently had the opportunity to speak with Vicky Dinges, Senior Vice President, Corporate Responsibility at Allstate.
“The latest World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report tells us it might be 217 years before we achieve gender parity. 217 years?
From major global retailers to rural cooperatives, businesses are investing in women in their supply chains. Opportunities abound for companies to drive business value and make a positive impact in the lives of women and their communities.
Financial wellness is one of the leading causes of stress in the United States, and not just for the unemployed.
Financial Wellness is a real problem in the workplace that many companies are not tackling head on. Financial stress can cause a variety of issues for an employee that often accompanies them in their jobs.
A lot has changed since International Women’s Day, 2017 when Rethink Impact became the largest US-based impact venture capital firm with a gender lens. While in
One of the most powerful health tools is something many of us take for granted: the power to make decisions about health care.
It has been truly rewarding to see the paradigm shift that has occurred in the business innovation cycle. Recent technological advancements are primarily responsible for accelerating the adoption of digital technologies.
The entrepreneur is a 59-year-old widow in the city of Mbeya, Tanzania. She has a covered dark corner space in an open market (photo below) where she sells soft drinks during the day, adds beer in the evenings, and also sells prepared meals in an adjacent space.