Rahul Pardasani

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How Revolutions In Finance And Education Are Transforming Virginia's Purpose Economy

Yesterday morning, the father of European venture capital, Sir Ronald Cohen, asked a room of nearly a hundred economists, policymakers, and financiers at a Brookings Institute event, who among them thought an extra $1 billion in aid would solve Africa’s education challenges. Not a single person …

Innovation

A youth-led economy of social good could change education systems - and the world

<i>By Mariam Haidar</i><p><i>Two girls at a Bekaa area school learn how to code in a fun EDUTEK project</i> (Photo: EDUTEK)<p>There are many challenges facing education systems. Where I live, in the Bekaa area of Lebanon, children - especially girls - aren't able to explore their creativity, innovation, and technical …

Education

Schools must produce entrepreneurs, says Sunter | Weekend Argus

SCHOOLS must teach children how to be entrepreneurs if South Africa is to turn around its economy, futurist Clem Sunter warned this week when he …

Dimitri Zakharov - CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Enterprises

I love helping people improve – my passion really comes through when I’m leading through teaching. We have such a great community of people in Zambia …

10 Aussie Women Entrepreneurs To Watch In 2016 As They Keep Changing The World

Each year on International Women’s Day we inevitably shine the spotlight on women of all ages and backgrounds who are doing extraordinary things.<p>For …

This Babson Startup Lets You Fund & Follow Female Entrepreneurs in India

This is a First Look: It's the first time any news outlet or blog has covered this startup. You can read more First Looks here. (We do this a lot.) …

Entrepreneurship

Billionaire Entrepreneur Todd Wagner Launches The Charity Network

Serial entrepreneur and philanthropist, Todd Wagner, become a billionaire at the age of 38 after he and his partner, billionaire Mark Cuban, sold …

Nonprofits

10 Inspiring Female Entrepreneurs Supporting Women Through Social Enterprise

ANY day of the year is the perfect time to recognize the outstanding achievements of all of the amazing female entrepreneurs out there, especially …

Female Entrepreneurs

How I Grew my Social Venture by 30 Percent in 30 days

Entrepreneurs are, by nature, idea lovers. Our passion for our ideas is what keeps us going through failure. It’s what keeps us motivated to work 90 …

Marketing

The Three Traits of Great Social Entrepreneurs

There’s a bad habit in the social entrepreneurship world where we put outstanding social entrepreneurs up on a pedestal — these incredible demigods …

The why of the “social ventures incubator program?”

The City of Adelaide has shown incredible foresight and leadership last year when it tendered for a social enterprise incubator in Adelaide. You may …

Innovation

5 Powerful Ideas for Global Impact From Social Entrepreneurs

All of us wish to feel a sense of purpose in our careers and make a meaningful contribution to society, but it can be hard to know where to start. Social entrepreneurs offer a fascinating model. They combine compassion and business acumen to scale solutions that are needed now more than ever.<p>More …

Entrepreneurship

Meet The 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs Making Change In Europe And Around The World

While we focused on European citizenship or residency when selecting our list of 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneurs, the range of impact these honorees are making is rippling change around the world.<p>As Europe (and the rest of the world) deals with one of the largest refugee crises ever, list members …

Social Entrepreneurship

Animal Antics: The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

A new competition features humorous photos of animals<p>It isn’t just Tigger and Rover who look goofy when we snap their pictures. The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards recently announced the results of its first competition, with images including a seal that looks like it’s rolling with laughter and …

Wildlife

Watch the first 360 degree video taken with Nikon’s game changing KeyMission 360 Camera

At CES this week, Nikon turned a few heads when it unveiled its new KeyMission 360 camera, a wearable 4K camera that can record 360 degree photos <i>and</i> …

Videography

Artist Illustrates Untranslatable Love Words from Around the World

Illustrator Emma Block and jewelry designer Vashi have collaborated to visually display the language of love. There are 6,500 languages in the world, some of which have less than 1,000 people who speak them, and not every expression in one language has an equivalent word in another language. In …

Language

Twitter / Account Suspended

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Humanities

This City Took Down All Public Ads. The Results Are...Interesting

Launch Slideshow<p>In the United States, advertising is so ubiquitous that when you’re not surrounded by billboards and video screens it almost feels …

São Paulo

Volkswagen India To Recall 1 Lakh Diesel Cars Over Emissions Compliance

<i>The recall affects the entire Volkswagen India lineup including the 20,000 diesel made in India cars and also diesel engines that were imported in</i> …

Autos (India)

Health in Indian slums: inside Mumbai’s busiest public hospital

One pioneering doctor has worked for 25 years to improve healthcare in Mumbai’s Dharavi slum, starting with throwing out dirty incubators<p>Mumbai’s busiest public medical centre, Sion Hospital, stands as a defining landmark on the southeast border of one of the city’s most well-known slums.<p>Until the …

India

Top 10 Implantable Wearables Soon To Be In Your Body

Wearables. A growing trend with very soon to have their “moment in the sun” but I am a firm believer that wearable technology is simply a transition …

Genomics

The "Developing" World, You, and Your Role On Our Connected Planet

Before explaining what your role in the "Developing" world is, I first want to share something that you haven't thought of before.<p>The Sustainable Development Goals ratified by the United Nations last week cemented an idea that a lot of people have been talking about for a long time: There is no …

Welcome to Miss Muslimah, a Beauty Pageant for Muslim Women

The World Muslimah Award is unlike any other beauty pageant in the world, substituting headscarfs for bathing suits, spiritual piety for baton …

Muslim Women

iPhone Photography Awards Winners Revealed

Photographers of the Year iPhone Photography Awards. First place, Sounds of the old town.<br>Michał Koralewski<p>1 of 17<p>LightBox NewsletterSign up to …

Mobile Photography

On Belonging: Portraits of an ancient Indian community of African descent

"The children who looked at me with hostility are now in the National Portrait Gallery.” Ketaki Sheth on photographing the Sidi, an ostracised and …

Africa