2nd International Conference On Medicinal Chemistry & Drug Design

2nd International Conference on Medicinal Chemistry & Drug Design (Medicinal Chemistry-2019), which will be held during August 19-20, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain is now an established event, attracting global participant’s intent on sharing, exchanging and exploring new avenues of Medicinal Chemistry and related research and latest developments. The event will have 5-6 world level (Highly […]
Nov 14, 2018

Educators examine “healing-centered” approach to student success

Local youth development organizations are emphasizing a complex approach to helping students that addresses social, emotional and systemic issues.
Feb 2, 2019

Irish-American Relations: What’s Next?

Irish Ambassador to the U.S., Daniel Mulhall will engage in a discussion about developments in foreign relations between the U.S. and Ireland, the broader Trans-Atlantic relationship between the U.S. and the E.U., international trade, and the implications of Brexit particularly for the peace process in Northern Ireland. FREE and open to the public. Facilitated by […]
Nov 21, 2018

Boxing champion gives back by training village youth for free in northern Sri Lanka

For the past five years, Ramesh has been offering his boxing training free of charge four days per week. He said it's a way of giving back. As some of his students are now decorated boxing champions themselves.
Dec 5, 2018

Boats bring school to Bangladesh families hit by regular flooding

Many families in Bangladesh lose access to school due to flooding by annual monsoons. So Abul Hasanat Mohammed Rezwan designed boats to bring schools to children stranded at home.
Nov 28, 2018

SLEE! Dinner 2018

This year, SLEE! will center agroecology, a set of agricultural principles and a process for social and ecological transformation. Amidst the current political context of deportation raids on workers at the backbone of our food system, we will uplift a liberatory vision that connects food justice and immigrant justice. Join us to celebrate farmworkers who […]
Aug 8, 2018

TAF Uncorked

An evening out with friends. A special yet purposeful date night with your significant other. A wind down to your work week. But, better yet, a chance to make a difference in the lives of traditionally underserved students by supporting high-quality, equitable public STEM education. Join Technology Access Foundation (TAF) at the TAF Uncorked wine-tasting […]
Aug 1, 2018

Knowledge of Mandarin Chinese opens doors for Zimbabwe’s young job seekers

Many young Zimbabwe job seekers have been learning Mandarin, as Chinese people and Chinese-owned businesses have settled there in recent years.
Sep 10, 2018

Conversation: Educational Racism and Our Children

This 2 hour conversational workshop will focus and address racism experienced by children as students in an academic setting as well as communal one. The conversation will touch upon race, melanated students, cultural competency and cultures in the curriculum. This will be an atmosphere of informational exchanges of ideologies and practices. If you are expecting […]
Jun 27, 2018

Conversation: Educational Racism and Our Children

This 2 hour conversational workshop will focus and address racism experienced by children as students in an academic setting as well as communal one. The conversation will touch upon race, melanated students, cultural competency and cultures in the curriculum. This will be an atmosphere of informational exchanges of ideologies and practices. If you are expecting […]

First-generation college students pursue degrees despite obstacles

Each first-generation student’s story, by definition, begins with their parents’ stories. But being the first in your family to be on track to graduate with a four-year degree also comes with obstacles.
Jun 8, 2018

Study on housing instability seeks students and families of color

Two organizations are conducting a study to draft future policy for schools to help students experiencing housing instability.
May 15, 2018

Funded Buenos Aires schools still struggle to feed students

The Buenos Aires government recently increased the spending on school meals by 30 percent, but some say it's not enough.

Our Civic Future: Youth Education + Empowerment

Presented in partnership with Seattle Foundation Youth around our region and the country are organizing in ways we haven’t seen in generations. This program, including insights from the Greater Seattle Civic Health Index and the work of Seattle Foundation grantees, will feature a panel discussion about investments being made in civic education with youth civic leaders and […]
Mar 27, 2018

Luncheon with Students from Shanti Bhavan

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

Willing2Rise

On Saturday, March 10th, 2018, Professor Kaba Kamene formerly known as Booker T. Coleman of “Hidden Colors”, “Out of Darkness” the upcoming documentary “Race Wars” as well as author of “Honoring William Leo Hansberry”, will be lecturing on the intersections between spiritually and economics. He will then be facilitating workshops between men and women on nation […]
Feb 7, 2018

RIZE Fellowship to host anti-racism educator Jane Elliott

The teacher became known world-wide when she separated her all-white class by eye color so they could learn about the unfairness of racial prejudice.
Jan 10, 2018

Uganda families face choice between school and crops, as children pressed into protecting fields

Instead of attending class, young children in central Uganda guard family gardens and fields against hungry monkeys. Government officials are pushing back.
Jan 2, 2018
Carolina Brandariz, a sociologist and teacher in charge of the Secretaria de Igualdad de Oportunidades y Género de la Unión de Trabajadores de la Educación, a teachers union, worries that budget cuts will jeopardize sex education in Argentina’s schools. (Lucila Pellettieri, GPJ Argentina)

Argentina budget cuts hamper student access to sex education

Argentina's educators fight for the future of sex education legislation passed in 2006, as budget cuts threaten to halt implementation entirely.
Oct 11, 2017

Outcry after Sierra Leone denies educational opportunities from pregnant schoolgirls

Human rights adovcates say Sierra Leone is hurting pregnant teenagers by banning them from mainstream schools and important exams.
Aug 21, 2017