Global Value Chains are a win-win for firms that enjoy greater efficiency, productivity, and profits while they create better jobs (Photo by Jonathan Ernst / World Bank)   Global Value Chains (GVC…

Ruchira Kumar |

Evaluate the following statements according to whether they are “not at all true”, “hardly true”, “moderately true” or “exactly true”: I can always manage to solve difficult problems if I try hard…

Maira Reimao |

Also available in: Français | العربية   A boat trip from Port Elizabeth to Kingstown, in the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is a one-hour trip that locals take several…

Valerie Lorena |

El viaje en barco desde Port Elizabeth a Kingstown, en el país caribeño de San Vicente y las Granadinas, es un trayecto de una hora que los lugareños hacen varias veces al día. Durante uno de…

Valerie Lorena |

Can we envision a time when we will no longer be surprised to hear that a woman is leading an energy or technology company? Can closing the gender gap in leadership, especially in male-dominated…

Rudaba Zehra Nasir |

Those unfamiliar with the fast growing emerging economies of East Asia are likely to think that governments in these countries let market forces and capitalism roam free, red in tooth and claw.…

Truman Packard |

Piensa un momento en las mujeres que te inspiran. Haz una lista. ¿Quiénes son las 8 mujeres más importantes? ¿Incluirías una trabajadora de la construcción de Jamaica? ¿Qué tal si agregas a una…

Pabsy Pabalan, Mehreen Arshad Sheikh |

فكّر في النساء اللاتي كنّ مصدر إلهام لك. ضعهن على قائمة. من اللاتي احتللن المراكز الأولى. هل تضم إلى القائمة عاملة إنشاء من جامايكا؟ ماذا عن قابلة في السودان أو صانعة جواهر في كوستاريكا؟ وماذا عن…

Pabsy Pabalan, Mehreen Arshad Sheikh |

Take a moment and think of the women who inspire you. Make a list. Who are the top 11 women? Would you include a construction worker from Jamaica?  How about a midwife in Sudan or a jewelry maker…

Pabsy Pabalan, Mehreen Arshad Sheikh |

My work with small-hold cocoa farmers in Nicaragua has taught me that it is not true that organic production is more expensive, complicated to learn and unsustainable.   The Sustainable…

Mary L. González |