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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Day 5 Recap: It’s a Wrap

The long hours were worth it. Throughout the week, there were challenges that bordered on the surreal. No room reservations, microphones that didn’t work, emails that got caught up in the system. Admittedly modest in scope, these bureaucratic problems threatened, at … Continue Reading