From someone who knows, girls in developing countries can make a huge positive impact. Shelmina Abji, UN Foundation’s Adviser on the Girl Up initiative, discusses how girls can succeed with opportunity in some of the world’s most difficult places.
This US member of Congress finds the path to bipartisan cooperation AND effective global development. Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) discusses global threats and opportunities and the United States’ place in the world.
“Millennials are great!” says Steve Gandara, business performance expert. Gandara adds that “culture eats strategy for breakfast” and discusses how today’s employers are changing to fit today’s consumers.
Hip Hop Heals — Scott Hanauer of Washington State’s Community Youth Services discusses how his organization uses hip hop to address troubled youth. Program director Bobby Williams and graduate Shanelle Berry join the conversation.
Marathons With Meaning — Running With Those Who Cannot. Peter Kline runs marathons for people with disabilities, just to give them the chance to experience what it’s like. Amazing story of an amazin person!
Habitat and Microfinance: Ed Bland, global expert in microfinance, explains how Habitat for Humanity expands its work through small lending.
Bank innovator Kat Taylor, CEO of Beneficial State Bank, describes how banking for the community can really work.
David Ramsay, Minister of Tourism and Industry, Northwest Territories, Canada, and also President of Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER), discusses economic opportunities that can be achieved through working together.
Innovation on the Fast Track: Egils Milbergs, Center for Accelerated Innovation, describes advances in IT, aviation, agriculture, and more industries in the Pacific Northwest Economic Region.
Premier Bob McLeod discusses economic progress and opportunities in Canada’s Northwest Territories.
Plan 2025 for Washington State: David Giuliani, Washington state Business Alliance, describe the collaboration needed for comprehensive economic progress.
Calgary Bow Legislative Assembly member Alana DeLong discusses opportunities in this Canadian region.
What’s the surprise? They are girls! Watch the Atlantis ROV Team — Haley McConnaughey, Annika Hustad, and Hannah McConnaughey — fight age-old stereotypes as they challenge their Romanian hosts with their superior robotics’ knowledge.