New Use for Drones in the Philippines Is Saving Lives

27 August 2017 | Martha Burwell
In 2013, one of the worst tropical storms ever recorded hit the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as super typhoon Yolanda, devastated the country, killing more than 6,000 Filipinos and affecting millions of others.

Impact Journalism Day: Rewriting The Future

22 June 2017 | Whitney Schaefer
Unemployment affects 201 million people in the world. One in nine people are undernourished, while one third of all the food produced is thrown away. Eight people own the same wealth as half of the world’s population.

More Sun, Cheaper Electricity: Startup First To Pass Green Energy Savings On To Consumers

20 May 2017 | Martha Burwell
 Simon Schmitz wants to change the way you think about the sun and the wind. Having worked in the energy industry in the past, he saw green, innovative ideas being passed over because of a business culture that was uncomfortable with risk. 

Social Entrepreneurs Bring Work, Stability, and Community to Refugees

20 May 2017 | Martha Burwell
The journey from Syria to Europe is not an easy one. Though the routes are constantly changing, they usually involve thousands of miles of walking, dangerous boat rides, and constant fear of violence and deportation.

This Armenian Ed-Tech Company Is Changing The Way We Run Our Schools

5 May 2017 | Martha Burwell
Can an ed-tech company improve the lives of Armenia’s children? Suren Aloyan, the founder of Dasaran, has proven that it can. His company has leapfrogged traditional models of education, using the latest technological innovations  to create Armenia’s first comprehensive e-Learning portal.

Solving Homelessness Through Good Design

22 November 2016 | Whitney Schaefer
As CEO of a shelter and infrastructure design studio with the vision of ending one of our biggest global challenges: homelessness,

5 Reasons You Should Apply to the Agora Accelerator

26 September 2016 | Flavia Ladino
You saw a problem and discovered a great solution, you started a business and began to drive change, and now you are ready to take your company to the next level.
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