Brian Baird, President of Antioch University, describes how higher education can serve students’ global interests.
At age 12, Dr. Ntaiya wanted to go to school so badly that, instead of getting married, she agreed to undergo the tradition of female genital mutilation. She later returned to start her own school for girls (with Pape Gaye of Intrahealth and Gannon Gillespie of Tostan).
Dr. Kakenya Ntaiya: CNN Hero, UN Youth Advisor, One of Newsweek’s 150 Women Who Shake the World — all she wanted to do was go to school (with Linda Lockhart and Mary Mwende, of the Global Give Back Circle).
2011 Citizens Finalist: Intel and SSP. Personal and global economic growth are the goals of this partnership between Intel and the Society for Science and the Public (SSP).
Mary Liz Kehler, the Director for the Washington, DC, Fundacion Paraguaya, talks about the organization’s comprehensive approach to the challenges of sustainable development.