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Young woman taking courses on her computer 05/09/2018 -  How Tech Can Bridge the Employment Opportunity Gap
World Education’s education technology and workplace development expertise was recently highlighted in a blog article published by Walmart Today.
International Women's Day 03/08/2018 -  Celebrating International Women's Day
March 8th marks International Women’s Day, a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.
Ray Pelletier 02/17/2018 -  Remembering Ray Pelletier
Remembering our friend and colleague, Ray Pelletier.
Woman collecting bricks at brick factory in Nepal 01/10/2018 -  Breaking a Cycle of Exploitation in Nepal’s Brick Factories
World Education Nepal’s Building Better Futures initiative provides a holistic approach to reduce the vulnerability of adults and children at risk of exploitation Nepal's brick factories.
non-formal education and lifelong learning conference Kathmandu Dec. 29, 2017 01/05/2018 -  Nepali Government and Stakeholders Rally Behind Non-Formal Education
On Friday, December 29, World Education jointly hosted a meeting to discuss strategies for further integrating non-formal education and lifelong learning into education policies across Nepal.
Government-run schools in remote areas of Bajura improve student experience. 12/12/2017 -  World Education Supports Increased Enrollment in Nepali School District
In recent years, government-run schools in remote areas of Bajura have reshaped teaching practices to improve student experience with the help of World Education.
WEI Laos 11/22/2017 -  World Education Laos Officially Opens the Women’s Entrepreneurial Center in Vientiane
The Women’s Entrepreneurial Center will provide mentorship and give women a space to create and sustain a business.
Massimo Lowicki-Zucca 11/20/2017 -  World Education's Massimo Lowicki-Zucca featured in "Learning with Humentum"
Massimo Lowicki-Zucca, chief of party of the Better Futures project in Uganda, talks about his career path, training, and developing a culture among his team.
Harka Maya and Helen Sherpa WEI Nepal small news photo 11/15/2017 -  New blog highlights long-term impact of education in Nepal
A World Education literacy program supported by USAID in the 1990s changed one Nepali woman’s life, paving the way for a political career.
White paper cover 11/14/2017 -  How Investment in Technology can Accelerate Collective Impact in Adult Learning
Better understand how technology is being deployed as a disruptive tool, what the current barriers are to leveraging technology to increase impact, and how to position the return on investment in tech infrastructure for policy-makers and funding agents.
16 Day Campaign 11/13/2017 -  16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is the first of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.
Sidekim Award 11/08/2017 -  World Education's Partner, Sidekim Foods, was Awarded a Business Leader Award
World Education has partnered with Sidekim Foods, a catering company based in Lynn, MA, to teach English to Sidekim employees who have limited English.
Roopshree Joshi speaking at Boston University 11/03/2017 -  World Education Nepal Expert Talks about Trafficking at Boston University
Roopshree Joshi, World Education Nepal program coordinator, participated in a panel by The Initiative on Forced Migration and Human Trafficking, a research initiative at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University.
Global Voices Gala 2017 10/31/2017 -  World Education Global Voices: A Celebration of Over 60 Years of Empowering People Through Education
Global Voices showcased the positive impact of education—for girls, as well as boys and adults—around the world through storytelling.
woman using tablet in library 10/30/2017 -  New Project: Technology Testing for Adult Learning & Employment
World Education has received funding from Walmart, World Education is supporting the Employment Technology Fund (ETF) to help ensure maximum impact for ETF investments.
World Ed Placeholder Small News Item Photo 10/25/2017 -  New Project - Building the Foundation: Strengthening Public-Private Systems for Upskilling Workers
Millions of Americans are employed but lack key literacy, numeracy, or technology-related skills that enable them to achieve economic mobility. The issue is especially acute in the service sector where 20 million people lack key foundational skills.
Ghana girls 10/12/2017 -  Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Spotlights Two Peer Leaders from World Education Ghana program
World Education's work in Ghana educating schoolchildren about clean cookstoves has been featured by the Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
Smiling girl image from Global Voices 2017 invitation 10/05/2017 -  Community of Sponsors Supporting World Education’s Global Voices Event
Thanks to generous sponsors, World Education is celebrating more than 65 years of empowering girls and women through education with our Global Voices gala on October 26, 2017 at the Seaport Hotel.
Jordan schoolchildren 10/02/2017 -  World Education gender gap study cited in The Atlantic
An article in The Atlantic looks at the learning gap among girls and boys in schools in the Middle East
Women's Entreprenneurial Center MOU signing 09/29/2017 -  Memorandum of understanding paves way for first women’s entrepreneurial center in Vientiane
The Women’s Entrepreneurial Center project in Vientiane will help female entrepreneurs starting their own businesses and support those who are seeking to expand existing businesses.