Over the past five years, IREX has helped Liberians progress towards inclusive, peaceful, and sustainable development through the Civil Society and Media Leadership Program in Liberia (CSML). In a recent interview, IREX experts Lyn Gray, a civil society specialist, and Bill Burke, Chief of Party and a former journalist, shared their perspectives on how this partnership worked and the impact it achieved.
Kirstin Bullington, a science, engineering, and computer science teacher at W.J. Keenan High School in Columbia, South Carolina is using science and technology through her classrooms to take the world’s problems head-on in areas ranging from biodiversity to alternative energies. How has she learned to broaden her teaching methods to incorporate this? “I would credit Teachers for Global Classrooms for expanding my understanding of what global education involves, and for helping me expand the opportunities I can provide for my students within STEM,” she says.
IREX was pleased to be part of the following House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on Women and Technology: Increasing Opportunity and Driving International Development on November 17, 2015. The testimony is available here. The video and full transcript are available here. Photos are available here.
IREX is pleased to announce the Libraries and Employability in Conflict-Affected Areas of Ukraine project. The project will help internally displaced persons (IDPs) to provide for their families and adapt to life in their host communities. The project offers training, job search support, information on starting new businesses, and additional resources.
How can we address and end gender-based violence? As part of the 16 Days Campaign, join us for a conversation Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 9-10am EST on creating safe spaces for women and girls, promoting gender inclusivity in civil society and access to information initiatives, and engaging men and boys to help stop GBV. Share your ideas and hear guest participants provide valuable insight into building gender awareness and sensitivity.
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