Poverty

News and Articles About Poverty

Sheryl Sandberg, Melinda Gates and Other Influencers Sign an Open Letter Declaring 'Poverty Is Sexist'
Gender

Sheryl Sandberg, Melinda Gates and Other Influencers Sign an Open Letter Declaring 'Poverty Is Sexist'

There are 86 high profile signatures on the letter, written by the ONE campaign, in honor of International Women's Day.
Carly Okyle
Is Internet Access a Human Right? Mark Zuckerberg Thinks So.
Performance Ignited

Is Internet Access a Human Right? Mark Zuckerberg Thinks So.

Zuckerberg recently told the United Nations every person is entitled to the economic, social and political benefits of Internet access.
John Rampton
Why You Need to Rally Behind #EntrepreneursUNite and Goal 8
Radicals & Visionaries

Why You Need to Rally Behind #EntrepreneursUNite and Goal 8

Entrepreneurs are the key to meeting the United Nations goals for alleviating extreme poverty and creating hundreds of millions of jobs.
John Rampton
Is it Responsible for a Homeless Single Parent to Launch a Business?
Radicals & Visionaries

Is it Responsible for a Homeless Single Parent to Launch a Business?

Entrepreneurs normally encourage people to stop at nothing to pursue their dreams. In this case, one entrepreneur isn't so sure.
Andrew Medal
8 Reasons Why You Don't Have Money
Personal Finance

8 Reasons Why You Don't Have Money

Two hundred and fifty million people in the wealthiest country on the planet are barely making it. And you're probably one of them.
Grant Cardone
U.N. Foundation Taps Ashish Thakkar to Channel His Entrepreneurial Expertise Towards Humanitarianism
Radicals & Visionaries

U.N. Foundation Taps Ashish Thakkar to Channel His Entrepreneurial Expertise Towards Humanitarianism

Thakkar, who founded a billion-dollar company in Uganda at age 15, has just been named chair of the U.N. Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council.
Geoff Weiss
These Chefs Just Raised $100,000 to Make Cheap, Healthy Fast Food
Fast Food

These Chefs Just Raised $100,000 to Make Cheap, Healthy Fast Food

A food truck legend and fine-dining restauranteur are trying to build a healthy restaurant that will truly compete with the fast-food biggies in terms of price and customers.
Kate Taylor
How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World
Franchise

How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors.
Raising the Minimum Wage Isn't a Magic Bullet
Growth Strategies

Raising the Minimum Wage Isn't a Magic Bullet

The claim that increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 would slash poverty rates in half is overly simplistic.
Ray Hennessey