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  • Huffington Post May 9, 2017

    On this Mother’s Day, Send that Bouquet and a Shoutout to Science

    To celebrate mothers on this Mother’s Day, we need to talk about science. The words “Mother’s Day” and “science” might not readily associate in our minds. But without serious science, and the discernment, discovery, financing, testing and scale that scientific research requires, mothers everywhere, especially poor mothers, will continue to die needlessly.

  • Huffington Post April 28, 2017

    An Ingenious Tool for Empowering Women and Girls: Social Capital Credits

    Everyone thinking about sustainable development understands by now that women’s economic empowerment is key to global progress, with heightened incomes spent directly on improving family health, nutrition and education that can pave the way to better jobs and integration into the formal economy.

  • Huffington Post March 7, 2017

    Women’s Day Tip: For a 600% ROI, Invest in Educating Girls

    “Education is the civil rights issue of our time,” said the new American president last week at a state-funded religious school in Florida. You can say that again – grotesque disparities in access to a quality education because of gender, race, ethnicity, religion and income level reflect equally gross disparities in rights. When a girl or boy is denied a good education, she or he is denied the right to grow, learn, earn, engage as an active citizen and realize her or his full human potential.

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