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Everlane: Taking Fashion Truly Forward

Manufacturing conditions are getting more transparent.<p>A product’s back story is beginning to play a bigger role in people’s buying decisions, …

Home Smart Home: Where Walls Have Ears

What happens with the information digital personal assistants hear?<p>We’ve not yet come to find ourselves in romantic relationships with our computer …

How Decentralized Collaboration Is Becoming a Central Idea

Freelancers will play a key role in the workforce of the future.<p>One vision for the future of work: a company that’s not actually a company at all …

Technology Takes a Surprising Turn: Filling Basic Needs

Young Innovators are making a big humanitarian difference in providing light, water and food.<p>For a century, we’ve been using technology for …

Cuba

A cutting-edge treatment for cancer is among the innovations coming out of Cuba.<p>When diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba were formally …

Israel: All-Access Outlook for a Start-Up Nation

Israel is leveraging its status as a hotbed for wired entrepreneurs to design technological solutions for the disabled.<p>The nation of Israel, per …

April Underwood: Connecting the Workplace Like Never Before

Want to know the inner workings of Slack? Many tie back to its vice president of product.<p>As vice president of product at popular messaging software …

Simone Braunstein

From LEGO League champ to robotics company CEO, this Harvard freshman is making an early mark in the field of minimally invasive robotics surgery.<p>The …

Danae Ringelmann: Innovating the Crowdfunding Model

The co-founder and chief development officer for crowdfunding site Indiegogo shares what inspired her idea and what’s in the works next.<p>Danae …

Simon Borrero: Delivering Local on Demand

The creator of Rappi aims to deliver goods and services almost instantly.<p>Simon Borrero took a cue from his Latin American culture when creating …

Kathryn Finney: Using Innovation to Empower Women of Color

Through her Atlanta-based social enterprise, digitalundivided, Finney is helping to connect black and Latina women entrepreneurs, offering them …

How Young Innovators Are Connecting the World

A new generation of innovation is reshaping the way we live, work and play. Here are 20 of the people, places and ideas bringing us closer to the …

Investing in Women Who Are Changing the World

FedEx is proud to serve as platinum sponsor for the Vital Voices GROW Fellowship, which is helping women around the world grow their businesses and …