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January 24, 2022

Women and Economic Growth
Roopa Kudva: Diverse Tech Start-Ups and Investors Are India’s Future

India’s entrepreneurs, investors, and philanthropists are increasingly representative of the country’s diversity. They are playing a critical role in addressing India’s problems.

Roopa Kudva, Managing Director of Omidyar Network India

December 23, 2015

Education
She Made Herself Malala

I had the honor of meeting Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai and her father this past summer, during their visit to the United States. Malala became an internationally-known activist, after…

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafza speaks during a news conference following her address at the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York

January 14, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: First Woman Nominated to Pakistan’s Supreme Court

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers January 8 to January 14.

A man rides a bicycle past the Supreme Court building in Islamabad.

March 5, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Emerging Voices: Leonard Wantchekon on a Global University in West Africa

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Leonard Wantchekon, founder …

somalia mogadishu african school of economics

January 13, 2022

India
Roopa Kudva: Diverse Tech Start-Ups and Investors Are India’s Future

India’s entrepreneurs, investors, and philanthropists are increasingly representative of the country’s diversity. They are playing a critical role in addressing India’s problems.

Roopa Kudva, Managing Director of Omidyar Network India

September 13, 2012

North Korea
American Attitudes Toward Korean Security: Steady as She Goes

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs this week released the 2012 results of their biannual poll on American attitudes toward foreign policy. The report shows a rising American appreciation of the im…

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December 29, 2021

2021 in Review
Ten World Figures Who Died in 2021

Ten people who passed away this year who shaped world affairs for better or worse.

Desmond Tutu smiles and waves while wearing a red clerical tunic and collar.

December 28, 2021

2021 in Review
Ten American Foreign Policy Notables Who Died in 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, here are ten influential U.S. foreign policy figures who passed away this year. 

American flags surrounding the Washington Monument fly at half-staff as the sun sets behind the U.S. Capitol Building.

June 30, 2021

Labor and Employment
Responsible Recruitment Through Technology: A Path Forward

This post was authored by Sophie Zinser, a Schwarzman Academy Fellow in the Asia Pacific Program and Middle East North Africa Program at Chatham House in London. She is also a consultant at Diginex S…

Textile factory workers in India

November 17, 2021

China
Takeaway From the Biden-Xi Meeting: Jaw Jawing as Success

Little of substance was expected of the Monday night meeting, but Biden said the two sides had to establish “guardrails” to prevent a clash, while Xi said he was glad to see his “old friend.”

Biden meets with Xi over the screen in the conference room