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A child-focused development agency, World Vision is committed to uplifting children living in poor and vulnerable conditions through various programs.
For every two students in the Philippines enrolled in school, one child is denied this basic right.Every year, nearly 25 million students from age 6 to 24 flock to schools across the country. What's keeping another 12 million from joining them? Young ...
 
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"A girl who is educated becomes a woman who is influential."
Meghan Markle has a lot on her plate at the moment, what with new baby Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor at home. But she still found a way to be there for one of her favorite causes.Campaign for Female Education (Camfed), an organization that works to ...
 
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Hollywood’s most promising young star is refreshingly candid when it comes to her activism. She gets it from her mother.
Yara Shahidi shimmers. Her fingernails are painted a pale iridescence that catches the light of the fixtures overhead as she gesticulates exuberantly while explaining the importance of “intentional intersectionality.”We’re in New York’s Crosby Bar on a rainy afternoon, and the 19-year-old actress ...
 
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As the first woman to run the International Monetary Fund, Lagarde is reinventing how big banks operate in a modern world.
For a long time women have not been thought of as having the right stuff for directing movies in Holly­wood, making deals on Wall Street, or running things in Washington. It was too risky, many men grumbled, to let women handle huge ...
 
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The 9th annual event, featuring a Carolina Herrera fashion show, raised $600,000 for Alzheimer's research.
On Wednesday, in Washington D.C., a live auction got heated. Front-row tickets to Carolina Herrera's show during New York Fashion Week were up for grabs when creative director Wes Gordon jumped on stage and raised the stakes. The winner would also get a chance ...
 
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Exploring personal, philanthropic, and political approaches to social change.
Bill Keller, founding editor in chief of The Marshall Project, in conversation with filmmaker Ava DuVernay and the subjects of her latest project, When They See Us. The four-part Netflix series tells the story of the five boys wrongfully convicted—and later exonerated—in New York ...
 
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Meghan and Harry are teaming up with William and Kate to launch the mental health initiative.
The Duchess of Sussex may be home in Windsor, resting with her newborn son Archie, but her philanthropic efforts are still making the news. Today it was announced that Meghan and Harry are teaming up with Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of ...
 
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The philanthropy icon shares what she has learned from Jimmy Carter and Nelson Mandela—and the lessons she only could have learned from her kids
In the 19 years since Melinda Gates and her husband, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, launched the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, their work has helped steer more than $45 billion to causes ranging from maternal health to agricultural development to education, in ...
 
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"I have fallen in love with their mission," the royal wrote.
In her latest Instagram post, Princess Eugenie announced that she is taken up a new cause—and it's related to something very close to her heart.Eugenie is now patron of Horatio's Garden, an organization that creates gardens for spinal centers associated with the U.K.'s National Health ...
 
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The couple had a good reason to do so.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are shaking up their social media strategy. When the couple first launched their solo account @sussexroyal, splitting off from Prince William and Kate Middleton's @kensingtonroyal handle, they were dutifully following the other major royal family accounts on Instagram—but no longer.There's a good ...
 
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Here's how the local edition of the American burger joint is giving back.
There's plenty of information to digest with Shake Shack's impending opening. From the menu and the prices of the burgers to what the first branch in Manila looks like, we've dissected just about every aspect of Stores Specialists Inc.'s newest, and no ...
 
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Watch the new footage right here.
Meghan Markle has been advocating for women's rights and girls' education long since before she was a member of the royal family. Case in point: never-before-seen footage of Meghan's charity work in India was just released.The video, which was first published by ...
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