March 27, 2017
Gender and racial biases can distort data and even affect things like facial-recognition software, according to a robotics intern at HP Labs.
March 17, 2017
The One Acre Fund’s Matt Forti discusses the social enterprise’s business-based model for helping small farmers boost yields and lift their families out of poverty.
March 02, 2017
The Annie E. Casey Foundation has gathered a group of eight young black men and women to produce a report on youth unemployment in the city.
February 17, 2017
Marcus Shingles, CEO of the XPrize Foundation, talks about the nonprofit's crowd-powered competitions to produce technological breakthroughs and solutions to complex social problems.
February 16, 2017
At a time when many philanthropists are focusing on charter schools and vouchers, Texas billionaire Charles Butt is investing in his state's public schools.
February 15, 2017
The Carter Center, Catholic Relief Services, and Sesame Workshop are among the groups still in the running in the foundation’s open-ended "big bet" contest to solve a pressing world problem.
January 17, 2017
Supporters of the effort hope that Republicans in Congress see the similarities between their values and the fund's goals.
January 06, 2017
Jocelyn Wyatt of IDEO.org talks about how the nonprofit arm of Silicon Valley design firm IDEO puts people first in crafting solutions for social ills.
January 06, 2017
Money raised by Ricochet, a 9-year-old golden retriever and internet sensation who has 259,000 Facebook followers, has benefited more than 250 nonprofits.
January 05, 2017
Also, a Republican proposal would shift a quarter of large endowment gifts to big colleges to financial aid, and Houston's MD Anderson Cancer Center is cutting nearly 1,000 jobs after a fiscally rough 2016.