by Professor Dennis Shaughnessy Leila Janah has written a new book entitled “Give Work: Reversing Poverty One Job at a Time”. It’s an insightful, provocative and inspiring read, and a major new contribution to theContinue reading
By Sule Sahin “Tuani!” (Nicaraguan slang for “cool”) was the best way to describe my experience in Nicaragua. This past May, the Northeastern University buildOn Chapter was able to send three of their students thereContinue reading
By Elena Crouch I would say with certainty that I am privileged. “Privilege” is a hot-button term that was thrown around incessantly during the most recent US elections and continues even now in the post-electionContinue reading
By Joanna Moore In countless movies, TV shows, and books, urban youth are told that education is their ticket out of poverty, and their ticket out of the neighborhood where they grew up. It’s trueContinue reading
Launched by President Clinton in 2007, the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) aims to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. CGIU convenes annually with over 1200 students, in partnership with youth organizations, topic experts, and celebrities to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges. CGI U’s five focus areas include: Education, Environment and Climate Change, Peace and Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation, and Public Health.