Webcast Playback: The Importance of Partnership

How are cross-sector partnerships redefining the way diverse stakeholders achieve shared goals? What stands in the way of more effective cooperation between the public, private, and social sectors? How are thought leaders driving progress on some of the world’s post pressing issues through innovative collaboration?  These questions and others were

The Past and Future of Uganda’s Sanitation: A Photo Essay

Mikael Baker is an MBAs Without Borders Advisor in Kampala, Uganda, on a 12-month assignment with Water For People, an international water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) non-governmental organization (NGO). Through his assignment he is working to launch and scale Sanitation Solutions Group (SSG), a social enterprise using a market-based approach

BORDERLESS: A Global Engagement Community

This month, PYXERA Global is launching a new initiative that brings together the myriad of organizations and individuals that have helped forge our success over the past 25 years. Join us in celebrating the launch of Borderless: A Global Engagement Community. PYXERA Global’s work takes us from Sao Paulo to

The World Affairs Council Convenes a Panel to Discuss What’s Next After the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

On September 16, one month after President Obama hosted 50 Africa heads of state in the inaugural U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, three panelists, Ambassador Herman Cohen (President of Cohen & Woods and Former Ambassador to Gambia & Senegal), Dr. Raymond Gilpin (Academic Dean for Africa Center for Strategic Studies at NDU,

Passport DC and Discover Diplomacy Encourage Global Dialogue in the Nation’s Capital

What You Can Find in the World Next Door “You have to love a country that has a whole generation of entrepreneurs dedicated to producing amazing chocolate,” said Lynzey Johnson, who was visiting DC from Albuquerque, New Mexico. “I love events like this because it’s a genuinely fun way to learn. I

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