Will attack on child activist end Pakistani apathy about civil rights?
by Muatasim Qazi
The name Malala Yousufzai was new to me until recently. But the power of her words wasn’t. Back in 2009, when her hometown in Swat Valley was virtually under Taliban control, Malala, using the pen name Gul Makai, wrote a diary that was published and broadcast on BBC’s Urdu language radio service. In it she […]
Oct 15, 2012
Seattle NGOs asked to do something incredible: work together
by Joy Portella
I’m an amateur choir geek and a professional international development wonk. Those things might seem unrelated, but they do have one thing common: when talented and creative people come together, beautiful harmonies are made. In a choir, it’s obvious how making great music works. But in the struggle to reduce poverty around the world, it’s […]
Dec 13, 2012
Educate a girl. Change the world.
by Bookda Gheisar
Sponsor Post Last year Subhasini, 15, enlisted the help of her teachers to convince her parents to let her go to school instead of getting married.
Oct 31, 2013
Teen founder wonders if her organization is ready for college
by Kierra Elfalan
When it comes to running an organization, Jessica Markowitz started early.
Feb 16, 2014
Nepalese student’s suicide reveals dark side of ‘globalization lottery’
by Sarah Stuteville
Girls’ education is often seen as a panacea for global development. One promising Nepalese student's suicide reveals a more complicated picture.
Jul 11, 2014
10 ways to maximize global girls’ education
by Nabeeha Chaudhary
How organizations working on global girls' education can get beyond oversimplified "one girl at a time" messaging.
Jul 14, 2015
Architect’s life’s work culminates in school for girls in Afghanistan
by Sarah Stuteville
The spirit of local architect Bob Hull lives on in Gohar Khatoon school for girls inAfghanistan, which opened this summer.
Oct 12, 2015
5 + 1 things teachers can do to close the math achievement gap
by Goorish Wibneh
The math achievement gap between white and black students in Seattle schools is huge. Here are six ways to start solving the problem at the classroom level.
Mar 15, 2016
A new Afghan muppet moves onto Sesame Street
by Enrique Pérez De La Rosa
Zari is here to teach viewers about girls' empowerment and national identity.
Apr 13, 2016
Zambia students face choice between managing menstruation and school
by Global Press News Service
Because most Zambian girls lack supplies to manage menstruation while at school, attendance becomes less consistent after fifth grade.
Aug 4, 2017
Outcry after Sierra Leone denies educational opportunities from pregnant schoolgirls
by Yemas Ly
Human rights adovcates say Sierra Leone is hurting pregnant teenagers by banning them from mainstream schools and important exams.
Aug 21, 2017
Luncheon with Students from Shanti Bhavan
by Globalist Staff
Meet the children fighting poverty and redefining destiny in Southern India Join us for an inspiring afternoon with students from Shanti Bhavan and Director of Operations, Ajit George. The event kicks off at 12:00 p.m. with a light lunch. Shree and Visali, Glamour Woman of the Year in 2014, will share their stories and the impact that Shanti […]
Mar 14, 2018