U.S. Foreign Assistance

Tweet Chat Tomorrow! Speak Up For Peace Corps Volunteers

Join us for a tweet chat at noon tomorrow with the National Peace Corps Association to discuss the Peace Corps Equity Act, which would bring comprehensive and equitable medical care to thousands of female Peace Corps volunteers. Since 1979, Congress has prohibited … Continue Reading

Seizing the Demographic Dividend: Seeing Korea is Believing!

“At the time of independence in 1963, Kenya and Korea were at the same level of economic development.” When I first heard this statement—from my development economics professor at the University of Nairobi—I admit that it did not strike me … Continue Reading

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Take a Selfie, Change the World?

From being named Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year in 2013 to stealing the show at this year’s Oscars, the “selfie” has already become an inescapable part of our popular culture. Now, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is hoping … Continue Reading