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Tag archives for Women’s History Month

Securing a Better Future Means Knowing Your Past

Jean Geran, Founder & President, Each Inc. Photo credit: Jean Geran

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, I think about the millions of women and girls who hold up half the sky but feel invisible and trapped due to poverty, illiteracy, disease, abuse and other forms of marginalization and deprivation

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D-Rev – Where Design and Function Meet Need

Krista Donaldson, CEO, D-Rev

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we interview Krista Donaldson, CEO of D-Rev, a non-profit that designs and delivers products that improve the health and incomes of people living on less than $4 per day. Read more >>

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Celebrating National Women’s History Month: Mother and Daughter Team Up for Development

The phrase “like mother, like daughter” can refer to common physical traits or hobbies, but in the case of Paula and Caroline Bertolin, it is their shared passion for development work that best applies. March is National Women’s History Month, a time to reflect on the countless women who are making a difference in the […]

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Unleashing the Power of Women and Girls

A woman in Liberia. Photo Credit: USAID/Liberia

Women and girls are an extremely powerful force for development. A woman’s economic wellbeing is fundamental to her family, her community, her children, and her children’s children. Women are vital to economic growth, income generation, and security and stability. More than 70 percent of the farmers in Africa are women, often toiling on small plots […]

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