Navigation

For Can-Do at Cannes, Female Directors Need Money

Ann W. Lovell-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published by Women’s eNews. “The Cannes Film Festival has just come and gone and, even though two female directors, Naomi Kawase and Alice Rohrwacher, were among those vying…
Read More

An Idea for Female Donors: Social-Impact Investing

Ann W. Lovell-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published by Women’s eNews. “No one wants to throw good money after bad. So here's a recommendation for all you women out there who are busily donating more…
Read More

The Promise of Mandatory Community Service

Ann W. Lovell-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published by the Stanford Social Innovation Review. “This month marks the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda, which left 1 million people dead and many more raped…
Read More

Climate change hitting home, says White House report led by UA

Diana Liverman-2013-2014 Fellow. This article was first published in The Arizona Daily Star. “The Southwest is heating faster than the rest of the country. Sea levels are rising. Oceans are acidifying. The North Atlantic’s hurricanes are…
Read More

Racism 101: Let’s Talk About Diversity and Prejudice in America’s Public Schools

Jill Koyama-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published by Pacific Standard. “The NBA did the right thing in punishing Donald Sterling with a lifetime NBA ban and a $2.5 million fine. Perhaps this will inspire more…
Read More

Honoring Change Agent Mothers

Suzanne McFarlin-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published by Fem.2. “When I opened an email from my friend Patrick with two photos of his adoptive daughter Norma attached, I caught my breath. The first was a…
Read More

For Teacher Appreciation Week, Let’s Vow to Invest, Reward, and Respect Teachers

Colleen Niccum-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Huffington Post. “Would you take a job that paid poorly, required you to work nights and weekends and left you buying supplies out of your own…
Read More

The Roberts Court Gave Affirmative Action Its Last Rites, It’s Up to Us to Revive It

Daisy Jenkins-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Huffington Post. “In my birth year, 1948, the Supreme Court of the United States rendered a unanimous landmark decision in Shelley v. Kraemer that racially restrictive…
Read More

How Putin Outmaneuvered Obama in Syria and Ukraine

Leila Hudson-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Huffington Post. “It's hardly their first priority with the threat of war looming, but Ukrainians will be paying a lot more for their heating oil next…
Read More

Three Ways to Fill High-Skilled Jobs

Laura Shaw-2013-2014 Fellow. This piece was first published by The Huffington Post. “The most recent Labor Department's job growth report shows that the American economy added 192,000 jobs last month, not as much as some analysts…
Read More