Summer 2016: The State of Girls' Education

Summer 2016: The State of Girls' Education

Last September, world leaders committed to the Sustainable Development Goals. Since then, there has been a great deal of discussion around reaching those goals. What will it take? Who will lead us there? How can we collaborate to make these goals a reality? What steps do we take this year, next year, and five years from now?

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Recycled Materials Art Competition: 2016 Participants

Recycled Materials Art Competition: 2016 Participants

Our First Annual Recycled Materials Art Competition was a huge success, and we are grateful to the many teachers who participated! 

The range of inspired projects was astounding, from twisting paper branches to surrealist portraits made of cardboard; robots made of old tin to colorful sculptures. Suffice it to say, we were impressed! 

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Creating Solutions For Morocco’s Rural Girls

Creating Solutions For Morocco’s Rural Girls

Life in the Berber villages of Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains is very different from the city streets of Marrakech. Here, people live without many of the amenities and modern luxuries we take for granted. The greatest things missing, however, are schools. Children who wish to study are forced to take long, arduous journeys to cities with universities. Girls are often disenfranchised from continuing education, as the journey is perceived as too far, or too dangerous.

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