With high demand for tech workers and high levels of youth unemployment, introducing kids to STEM learning early on makes sense. Read how UL XplorLabs, a free program for middle schools, promotes scientific inquiry.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said the five-year, $5 million pact with Microsoft could be a "truly groundbreaking agreement." Read how the partnership will utilize advanced technology to advance human rights.
When Qualcomm and others began transforming NYC's old pay phones into high-tech kiosks, the goal was to make free Wi-Fi and city services more accessible to all citizens. Now they've added quick access to social services.
CHOICE Humanitarian, in connection with Microsoft Edge, launched a first-ever program designed to empower Guatemalan women by helping them become literate in Spanish. Find out what's behind the initiative.
By population growth, Austin is one of the most successful cities in the U.S. By economic segregation, though, it ranks at the bottom. Learn how our first Readiness Challenge Grant winner plans to change that.
From training software developers to work remotely for firms like IBM and Microsoft to using satellite imagery to help pastoralists find greener grazing land for their herds, read about African startups making a difference
The quickest way to help the billion-plus people who still lack access to energy isn't by extending the traditional electric grid. Policies supporting distributed renewable energy are a better approach, says Power for All.
AT&T and the Imagination Foundation named winners of their Inventor's Challenge, which encourages young people to use science, technology, engineering, art and math to solve problems in their schools and communities.
Seattle rolls out mobile showers. San Fernando teens invent solar-powered tents. Melbourne university names professor of homelessness. Vancouver PPP creates 900 housing units… Detroit businesses put homeless women to work.
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.