Creative pros mentor students from under-represented backgrounds

UK, in journalism, 80 per cent of the top echelon of editors are privately educated, compared to just 18 per cent of Britain’s population. When Isabel Farchy founded the non profit Creative Mentor Network in 2015, this was among the issues she wanted to address: “There are so many creative businesses talking about the importance… Lire la suite Creative pros mentor students from under-represented backgrounds

Is social media a positive experience for young users?

Children are more likely to have a positive than negative experience online, new research has revealed. In a survey of 2,000 eight to 17-year-olds about their feelings and attitudes towards social media, 68% said chatting to their friends online cheers them up. A further 88% also said that, when a friend was feeling sad or upset,… Lire la suite Is social media a positive experience for young users?

Indian doctor operates for free children with cleft

To inspect, diagnose and treat patients is the daily duty of doctors. For Doctor Pushkar Waknis, this duty goes beyond maintaining the health of his patients. Indeed, he ensures that the children who come to him are operated upon free of charge, for the simple reason that a surgery at a young age will ensure… Lire la suite Indian doctor operates for free children with cleft

Apple partners with Malala Yousafzai’s Malala Fund to help advance girls’ education

Apple announced it has partnered with Malala Yousafzai and her nonprofit organization the Malala Fund to help extend education funding programs to India and Latin America. With Apple’s support as the fund’s first Laureate Partner, the Malala Fund has an initial goal to extend secondary education opportunities to more than 100,000 girls. The partnership also means… Lire la suite Apple partners with Malala Yousafzai’s Malala Fund to help advance girls’ education

Remembering Father Pops: 5 person take about his legacy

Father Emmett « Pops » Johns died Saturday January 13 2018 at the age of 89. The organization he founded, Dans la rue, announced his passing on Sunday. Johns founded Le Bon Dieu dans la rue in 1988. He took a used RV on nightly rounds, looking for street kids and offering them meals and a warm place to take refuge. It’s been almost… Lire la suite Remembering Father Pops: 5 person take about his legacy

Over 500 children are educated in slums and underneath floyovers in South Delhi

Naman Munot, a 24-year-old working professional, has successfully educated over 500 children in slums and underneath flyovers in South Delhi, to protect themselves from asthma, bronchitis or lung damage due to the degrading air quality by gifting them all free air pollution masks. Graduated from BITS Pilani, the young man worked on a research study… Lire la suite Over 500 children are educated in slums and underneath floyovers in South Delhi

A student wants vending machines to give a better access to the morning after-pill

It has been four years since the federal government lifted the age limit for the morning-after pill, but college students across the country say gaining access to it remains fraught with confusion and difficulty. Now some colleges think they have found a solution: vending machines stocked with the morning-after pill. Stanford University unveiled one this… Lire la suite A student wants vending machines to give a better access to the morning after-pill

This Seattle chef is empowering children through food

Early in his career, chef Tarik Abdullah wanted to do more than work in a restaurant. It has been more than 20 years since he found his calling while volunteering as a children’s cooking instructor. Since then, his devotion hasn’t waned. The Seattle native has worked tirelessly to share his passion with his community over… Lire la suite This Seattle chef is empowering children through food

From orphans to children with disabilities, this bengaluru school teaches all equally and with love

Not all children can be toppers or achievers.  Not all children enjoy going to school, and not all are welcomed in many schools.  Children who have faced school refusal, physical or mental limitations and challenges, emotional disturbance, or inability to fit into a school – where do they go? Tucked into a small building in… Lire la suite From orphans to children with disabilities, this bengaluru school teaches all equally and with love

Kenyan Girls to Fly to Google HQ After Inventing APP to End FGM

Animated chatter spills out from a corner of tech giant Google’s Nairobi offices as five Kenyan schoolgirls discuss their upcoming trip to California where they hope to win $15,000 for I-cut, an app to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).  The five teenagers, aged 15 to 17, are the only Africans selected to take part in… Lire la suite Kenyan Girls to Fly to Google HQ After Inventing APP to End FGM