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Posted byon March 8, 2012 at 11:58 AM EDT
We can only win the fight against hunger, both at home and abroad, by empowering women to be true agents of change.
Posted byon February 29, 2012 at 2:11 PM EDT
This edition of "Women Working to Do Good" highlights Erica Ngoenha, a recent college graduate advocating to raise awareness for the necessity of foreign aid.
Posted byon February 8, 2012 at 11:22 AM EDT
Today at the White House, United States Patent & Trademark Office Director Dave Kappos launched the Patents for Humanity pilot program, which creates business incentives for patent holders to engage in humanitarian issues.
Posted byon January 31, 2012 at 12:15 PM EDT
Abdi Roble is the Founder and the Executive Director for the Somali Documentary Project, a nonprofit dedicated to archive the Somali Diaspora worldwide, educate the hosting communities and advocate for the plight of the refugees.
Posted byon January 31, 2012 at 11:15 AM EDT
Semhar Araia uncovers the success, resilience and tremendous opportunity the women from the Horn of Africa posess, through founding and working with the Diaspora African Women's Network (DAWN).
Posted byon January 31, 2012 at 10:41 AM EDT
Nini Legesse dreams of eliminating poverty through education and works to make that vision a reality through Wegene Ethiopian Foundation (WEF), a non-profit that she founded, to support impoverished families and enrolled homeless children in schools.
Posted byon January 27, 2012 at 1:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon January 25, 2012 at 1:42 AM EDT
Miss something the President said at the State of the Union? Read the remarks, watch the video, or learn more.
Posted byon January 25, 2012 at 12:19 AM EDT
The ideas from the 2012 State of the Union represent a blueprint for building an America that lasts.
Posted byon January 24, 2012 at 1:06 PM EDT
The Department of Justice and the Department of Labor announce their support for Pay for Success pilots, a new way for government to ensure effective programs reach underserved communities, through 2012 funding competitions.