An estimated 15% of the world’s population, more than 1 billion people, lives with some form of disability. A disproportionate number are unemployed and many live in poverty. Yet we are seeing some signs of progress.
It's a story about the power of social media, of community and of compassion. But it started with one woman who befriended a homeless man on a street corner in a Texas town and changed his life forever.
Can technologies like AI and gamification deliver better education outcomes and social benefits in countries like Cambodia, where less than half the students finished primary school in 2015? A new report provides insights.
It's an often-cited dilemma – employers can't find workers with the technical skills they need at the same time millions of young people are unemployed or working low-wage jobs. IBM is out to change that; find out how.
A pioneering healthcare organization serving Seattle's Asian community used a grant from the city's Technology Matching Fund to open its SmartLab. The goal: to improve seniors' tech literacy and fight social isolation.
Long a poster child for superfast Internet and the jobs and economic fortune that result, Chattanooga's digital divide today is reportedly greater than the national average. Read what city leaders are doing to remedy that.
Public and private sectors leaders are behind an effort to open the Pierce Center for Arts & Technology. They see art as a catalyst to engage at-risk youth and tech training as a way to provide skilled workers firms need.
In its latest research on fastest growth areas in government contracting, Onvia ranked several from the human services realm among the top 10 hotspots in the state and local government market. See where the money is going.
From a Texas fire department to flood-prone neighborhoods in Tanzania to Cleveland-area hospices, drones are demonstrating they have the potential to do good – a lot of it in fact. Learn about seven compelling examples.
GE plans to employ 20,000 women in STEM roles by 2020 – a bid to narrow the gender gap in the tech and manufacturing sectors. Learn why the company believes doing so can create a real and positive socio-economic impact.