Why Failing is So Important: Deciding My College Major

Choosing your major is arguably one of the most important decisions to make when it comes to your college journey. This decision shapes four or more years of what people call the “best years of your life.” I was faced …
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Harvard work guru on the make-or-break questions about jobs of the future in U.S.

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The Harvard University expert says there is still the chance the workplace reverts back to a norm that resembles the pre-pandemic office world and a risk that remote work develops into an inequitable professional class system.
She is …
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How To Be A Teacher

Most of us have a favorite teacher from our childhoods; maybe it was the teacher who taught you how to read or the one who taught you how to value diversity, or even the one who taught you how to …

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The Most Successful College Students Swear by These 5 Things

Being successful in college means getting the best grades you can. This sets you up for success after college, both academically and financially. But what does success really look like when you break it down?    To be a successful college student, …

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Social Impact Think Tank Debuts, Releases Survey

Good Worldwide, Good Worldwide’s social media operation Upworthy, and Net Impact, Oakland, Calif., have formed an alliance and launched Good Institute, a social impact nonprofit thought leader and social action think tank. The new, California headquartered think tank’s mission is …

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Graduating and Looking for Your Passion? Just Be Patient

Credit…Kim Salt

For all their grandeur and euphoria, graduation ceremonies can be harrowing. Until that momentous day, you’re a student whose job is to do what your teacher asks. Now you have to ask things of yourself — but what?

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In her name: securing land tenure for women in Zambia

Gender expert Thais Bessa describes how inclusive technology, a gender-responsive documentation process and shifting gender norms are empowering women through secure land rights.

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15 October 2021

Thais Bessa is global gender advisor for the USAID Integrated …

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Integrating gender and intersectionality in social protection programmes

Reflecting on recent IIED research examining the impact of COVID-19 on women in India, Tracy Kajumba and Ritu Bharadwaj explain why gender and intersectionality must be embedded in social protection programmes.
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Zambia’s chiefs champion gender equality in land and natural resource governance

Guest blogger Zenebech Mesfin describes the efforts of Zambian traditional leaders to promote gender equality in the management of land and natural resources at the national level.

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6 September 2021

Zenebech Mesfin is a gender assistant …

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Using Art to Teach Critical Literacy Skills

November 1, 2021

Any high school English teacher will tell you that it’s not easy teaching students how to become effective readers and writers. So it’s understandable that we’re always hunting for new and engaging texts and …

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