education

How WAVE Leverages Salesforce to Help Close the Skills Gap for Young Jobseekers in West Africa

West Africa Vocational Education (WAVE) is helping West African youth take their first steps on the road to a successful career by providing them with the vocational training and guidance they need to secure a job in an unwelcoming economy. WAVE … Read More

Amplifying Women’s Leadership Development in Asia: How WeDu Uses Salesforce for Program Management

The inspiring young women of Wedu are called Rising Stars. Representing underserved communities from Bangladesh to Cambodia to Myanmar, these 300+ young women were recruited by ‘Talent Spotters’ in their own communities and selected to participate in Wedu’s Leadership Development … Read More

Finding Beauty in Data: Kai’s Road to Vera

Kai Cowger is a Consultant for Vera Solutions based out of Boston. Prior to joining Vera’s North America team, he spent three years working in Uganda, first as a Global Health Corps fellow with the Ruhiira Millennium Villages Project and … Read More

Global Goals for Sustainable Development: Quality Education

This September, UN member states met in New York to ratify the Global Goals, committing to 17 goals that will act as a blueprint for global development over the next 15 years. The ambitious agenda – which tackles poverty, climate … Read More

Reach Incorporated: Collaborating to Raise Reading Levels

Washington D.C. public education institutions lag behind national standards of excellence for on-time completion, literacy rates, and other key indicators. Eighty-three percent of public school students in the city enter the ninth grade reading below their grade level. Literacy problems … Read More

Avanti Fellows: Giving Low-Income Students Access to Math and Science Education

Admission to India’s top engineering universities, especially the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), is often the ticket to a life amongst the country’s burgeoning middle class. The process is so competitive that many students sign up for private after-school sessions … Read More