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.
It's a story about the power of social media, of community and of compassion. But it started with one woman who befriended a homeless man on a street corner in a Texas town and changed his life forever.
Can technologies like AI and gamification deliver better education outcomes and social benefits in countries like Cambodia, where less than half the students finished primary school in 2015? A new report provides insights.
It's an often-cited dilemma – employers can't find workers with the technical skills they need at the same time millions of young people are unemployed or working low-wage jobs. IBM is out to change that; find out how.
A pioneering healthcare organization serving Seattle's Asian community used a grant from the city's Technology Matching Fund to open its SmartLab. The goal: to improve seniors' tech literacy and fight social isolation.