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Q&A With Thea Anderson, Director of Financial Inclusion at Mercy Corps

WAM UK hosted a dinner with Thea Anderson, Mercy Corps’ Director for Financial Inclusion, with our members to learn more about the global organisation’s engagement in advancing access to financial services for women. 1,021 more words


Beating the Moore's law

I had a rare opportunity to talk to Professor Michael Kelly (Fellow of Royal Society) at the University of Cambridge. Prof. Kelly has been in the forefront of UK’s energy transition and was the Chief Scientific Adviser on UK’s low carbon trajectory. 254 more words


And the sun said, let there be cupcakes

There’s a small piece of paper that hangs in my kitchen.  I don’t even know where it came from.  It looks like it was ripped out of one of those little square desktop calendars with a page for each day.   262 more words

Reducing Poverty

Climate Change & Traction Power Shifts

Climate Change Anyone?

I was in a pub earlier this week and a local beer stood out: Climate Change. The beer is brewed by a local brewery ( 874 more words

Climate Change

"No Waste Water, Only Wasted Water"

   A new report, “The UNSGAB Journey”, on water and sanitation was launched by the United Nations Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB) at today’s press conference. 311 more words


New Video Footage of Rare Amazonian Cats

Viewing unscripted footage of wild animals is a great way to increase one’s appreciation of them. Therefore I am happy to share this article from Mongabay… 244 more words

Big Cats

16 Days Campaigners CALL for an End to Gender-based Violence and Violations of the Right to Education

On November 25, 2015, the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) will launch the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. Along with over 5,478 organizations and other participants from 187 countries and territories, CWGL is calling for an end to gender-based violence and accountability on the part of policymakers and community members to end violence, discrimination, and inequality. 84 more words

Women's Rights