Developing High Impact Innovations

Developing High Impact Innovations

By Paromita Pain August 2022

Development Innovation Ventures funds and supports ideas that can turn into large-scale, cost-effective global projects with high social impact.

The Heart of Democracy

The Heart of Democracy

By Michael Gallant March 2022

Young leaders spark change, lift up vulnerable communities and build a future where all voices matter.

Providing Hope and Jobs

Providing Hope and Jobs

By ShareAmerica January 2022

Meet two U.S.-created companies that make a global difference, earning the 2021  Secretary of State's Award for Corporate Excellence.

Enforcing Change by Example

Enforcing Change by Example

By Steve Fox December 2021

Prerana protects women and children from the threats of human trafficking by defending their rights, supporting their education and health, and leading advocacy efforts.

Learning English and Promoting Equality

Learning English and Promoting Equality

By Michael Gallant December 2021

A vibrant international partnership expanding English language capacity supports the rights of women, transgender people, and the disabled across India.

Too Young to Wed

Too Young to Wed

By Jason Chiang December 2021

Too Young to Wed uses photography to highlight the harrowing impact of child marriage on young girls globally.

New Dawn

New Dawn

By Natasa Milas December 2021

Savhera, a natural wellness company and social enterprise, offers employment opportunities to victims of sex trafficking.

Gaming for Empowerment and Choice

Gaming for Empowerment and Choice

By Paromita Pain December 2021

Research shows that interactive games increase student motivation to pay attention and learn more effectively.

Cultivating Gender Equity

Cultivating Gender Equity

By Burton Bollag September 2021

Women play a central role in farming in West Bengal, but are often marginalized. Technical training and greater access to land have helped them improve yields, build skills, and promote gender equality in their communities.

Energizing Gender Equity

Energizing Gender Equity

By Paromita Pain March 2021

USAID’s Engendering Utilities program works with organizations in male-dominated industries to increase employment opportunities for women and improve gender equality in the workplace.

Endorsing Social Innovations

Endorsing Social Innovations

By Jason Chiang May 2020

LetsEndorse offers a collaborative ecosystem to social innovators and connects them with other stakeholders to benefit communities.

Assessing Learning

Assessing Learning

By Burton Bollag November 2019

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow Vyjayanthi Sankar’s Centre for Science of Student Learning aims to build capacity for high-quality assessments and research.

Gender-Just Institutions

Gender-Just Institutions

By Paromita Pain July 2019

The U.S. Embassy in New Delhi’s program on gender equality, in collaboration with WISCOMP, aims to make the education sector in India more equitable.