Watch Charlie Rose talk with Jacqueline Novogratz on his PBS show — discussing Novogratz’ new book, The Blue Sweater, and fresh approaches to tackling the problem of poverty and bridging the gap between rich and poor.
In today’s talk, economist Charles Robertson turns up the heat on an idea that’s been simmering for several years: that Africa is seeing rapid economic growth. Looking at statistics and at the precedents set by China and India, Robertson brings this idea to a full boil, saying that economists haven’t been nearly optimistic enough in […]
Bill Gates, designer? Yes. Public Interest Design honors 100 global thinkers who are designing social good
Good design has the power to improve lives. Yesterday, Public Interest Design — a group dedicated to design for social good — released the Global Public Interest Design 100, a list of 100 “designers” (including some people you really might not expect) who are designing for the good of all. We love this sweeping list […]