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Supermom Fourth Season Calls on Women with Heart of Gold
"The Supermom", which debuted in 2010, is currently seeking new entries for its fourth season dubbed as the "Heart of Gold Edition." Organizers of the reality TV show are looking for women who...more



Give2Asia Announces New Partnership with China Social Entrepreneur Foundation
Give2Asia, a US-based social enterprise that spurs philanthropic investment in Asia, has announced a new partnership with China Social Entrepreneur Foundation, also known as YouChange. This...more

NextGen Heirs Take Philanthropy To the Next Level
According to a research conducted by Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and 21/64 called "#NextGenDonors: Respecting Legacy, Revolutionizing Philanthropy", next generation donors of wealth...more

Education, Not Fertility, Drives Economic Development
A new study by IIASA researchers and colleagues at the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital finds that improvements in education levels worldwide have been key drivers of...more

Philanthropy Learning: Why It Matters
Elizabeth Marquardt, FamilyScholars.org editor and author, analyzes why philanthropy should be taught to primary school students. Marquardt describes University of Maryland professor Noah D....more

Education and Workforce Committee Works to Advance House Bill
A bill that streamlines various federal workforce programs, including the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) is being move to the House floor within a week by the House Education and Workforce Committee....more

Washington, D.C. Faces Recurrent Family Homelessness Crisis
Washington, D.C. is currently facing family homelessness issues as it presents the latest findings showing that over a thousand families are homeless in the city. According to Amber Harding, an...more

An Unprecedented Look at Gender Gap in College Enrollment
In the October 2013 issue of Educational Researcher (ER), it examines the role of sorting between boys and girls across public U.S. high schools in explaining the gender gap of college enrollment...more

Poverty Shrinks Brainpower Required to Devote to Other Areas of Life, New Research Finds
According to a research called "Poverty impedes cognitive function" based at Princeton University, poverty and all its related concerns require draining mental energy that the poor have less...more

Home-Delivered Meals for Seniors Mean States Could Save Money
According to a new study from the Brown University public health researchers, if every state in the US has expanded the number of seniors getting meals by just 1 percent, more than a thousand...more






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World Economic Forum Launches Learning Exchange on Social Impact Investing

World Economic Forum Launches Learning Exchange on Social Impact Investing
Recently, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has introduced the Global Learning Exchange on Social Impact Investing...



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