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One Good Question with Susan Patrick: How can we build trust in our education system?

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Education Equity / Eisenhower Fellowship / Equity / International Education / One Good Question

This is the second interview with Susan Patrick for the series “One Good Question.”  These interviews provide answers to my One Good Question (outlined in About) and uncover new questions about education’s impact on the future. In what ways do our investments in education reveal our beliefs about the next generation’s role in the world? There’s a big difference in how you would fund the education system if you were building for the longer term – […]

When women succeed, the world succeeds. #IWD2016

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Agency / Equity / One Good Question / Questions

In honor of International Women’s Day/ Journée des Droits des Femmes, a look back at  Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka’s talk “When women succeed, the world succeeds.” We need to get decision makers to stop seeing women as the problem or charity case. We will not overcome inequality or poverty or sustainable peace if we do not improve the lives of women. There are only 20 women heads of state in the world. if we had more female […]

One Good Question with Anu Passi-Rauste: Education to build talent pipelines

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Agency / Eisenhower Fellowship / International Education / One Good Question

This post is part of a series of interviews with international educators, policy makers, and leaders titled “One Good Question.”  These interviews provide answers to my One Good Question (outlined in About) and uncover new questions about education’s impact on the future. In what ways do our investments in education reveal our beliefs about the next generation’s role in the world? I’m really encouraged that we’re starting to see our education investments shift to include different […]

When women succeed, the world succeeds: Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

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Eisenhower Fellowship / Equity

Last night, we opened the Global Network Forum for Women, with a state on the world’s priorities from Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women – ‎UN Women.  We have seen Dr. Mlambo-Ngcuka pave the way, particularly in the UN, for women’s equality worldwide. What has improved in women’s status worldwide in the last 20 years : Girls education has improved, especially in countries with the lowest levels, Countries have created gender […]