Can girls from small places…

…achieve big dreams? “Can you do big things, from such a small place?” Phiona Mutes asks her mother this question in the upcoming Walt Disney film Queen of Katwe, wondering if she would ever be able to obtain her dreams despite living in an impoverished slum in Kampala, Uganda. Channelling the fierceness she inherited from […]

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10 ways to drive development innovation

Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth… these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women’s empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all. – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon 2015 was an important […]

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