When we deny the poor and the vulnerable their own human dignity and capacity for freedom and choice, it becomes self-denial. It becomes a denial of both our collective and individual dignity, at all levels of society.
Monsters will always exist. There's one inside each of us. But an angel lives there, too. There is no more important agenda than figuring out how to slay one and nurture the other.
Despite the hundreds of non-governmental organizations and the continued outpouring of foreign aid, East Africa remains as a region overwhelmed by extreme poverty.
Standing with the poor means walking away from unethical leaders, even when their companies are 'succeeding.'
President Kennedy said that those who make peaceful revolution impossible make violent revolution inevitable. I would say that the converse is true.
A sustainable world means working together to create prosperity for all.
Many business leaders are seeing the relationship between long term success and sustainability, and that's very heartening.
I believe the government should ensure all children are provided with a good education.
Acumen Fund is my prayer in response to genocide and what happened in Rwanda.
Grief releases love and it also instills a profound sense of connection.
Our actions - and inaction - touch people we may never know and never meet across the globe.
I studied international relations and economics at the University of Virginia. I paid my way by working as a bartender in the summer and at three part-time jobs during the year.
I dream a world in no one feels the need for or fear of predatory behavior, in which each of us walks with the knowledge of how beautiful - and valuable - is each human life.
In the case of maternal health care, you look at, well naturally, it's the mother who's the customer, who makes the decisions. But in truth, the mother in many areas, in certain parts of India, the mother has very little decision-making power at all. The real decision-maker is the mother-in-law.
As a 25-year-old banker, I decided to leave my career and change the world. This sounds like a move that a 25-year-old banker might make today - to escape the chaos.
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