Archive for the ‘Front Feature’ Category

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Expands World-Class Cancer Care in East Africa

By Andie Long Kathleen Shannon-Dorcy (right), Fred Hutch nurse scientist & director of clinical/nursing Research, Education and Practice at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, talks with an oncology nurse... Read More →

Building Bridges to Access: For The Max Foundation, Treatment is a Human Right

By Amber Cortes Pat Garcia-Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer of The Max Foundation, meets a local cancer patient and advocate in Ghana, 2018. Photo by Martin de Bruin. According to Pat Garcia-Gonzalez,... Read More →

Taking a Page From Global Businesses, Splash Finds a Way to Ensure Kids Get Clean Water and Lessons in Good Hygiene

By Joanne Lu Photo courtesy of Splash. What do Big Macs, orphanages and clean water have in common? More than you’d think, it turns out. In 2003, Eric Stowe was working in orphanages in China and around... Read More →

Vital Voices Invests in Women Leaders, Empowering Them to Turn Their Bold Visions for Change Into Reality

By Joanne Lu Vital Voices staff and Global Freedom Exchange Fellows from countries across Africa gathered in Cape Town for a “Regional Activation.” Pictured here, the group visited a women-owned, women-run... Read More →

Local Philanthropic Institution, Seattle Foundation, Has Begun a New Chapter Addressing Climate Justice

By Stephanie Stinson 2017 Earth Day climate march in Seattle. Photo credit: Rick Theis, Twenty20. Community foundations first emerged as U.S. institutions more than 100 years ago. Since then they have... Read More →

Could a movement for community-led development help end global hunger? The Hunger Project plans to find out

By Joanne Lu The Hunger Project trains volunteers to educate their communities on the nutritional benefits of crops like moringa. This approach has led to strong adoption and community-ownership. For example,... Read More →

Ashesi University Foundation: Ashesi University is Shaping Africa’s Future Leaders

By Joanne Lu Students walk across the Ashesi University campus. Photo provided by Ashesi University Foundation. “Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in... Read More →

Could a New Global Treaty End Violence Against Women and Girls?

By Joanne Lu What would happen if every country in the world were legally bound by a comprehensive international treaty against all forms of violence against women and girls? The Every Woman Treaty intends... Read More →

Informing Change: Vulcan’s Data-Driven Approach to Conservation

By Amber Cortes Empowered by Paul Allen’s vision to make a positive difference in the world, Vulcan shares a commitment to improving our planet. As Vulcan looks to tackle some of the world’s... Read More →

PATH

By Joanne Lu Since its founding in 1977, PATH has become a giant in global health technology. With 1,600 employees working in 70 countries, PATH estimates that its innovations touch the lives of more than... Read More →

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