Mary-Katherine Ream

President Obama shaking hands with Grace Jerry (State Dept./D.A. Peterson

Obama has a message for young African leaders

1,000 young African leaders will gather in Washington for the third annual YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship. The main attraction will be President Obama.
Geyser erupting with steam (Domenico Salvagnin/Flickr)

So you want to manage a national park. Read this first.

The approach to public land management has evolved, influenced by science and public opinion. Here are considerations for managing a public park.

Kenya: Africa’s innovation hub

Kenya is becoming known as the “Silicon Savannah,” thanks largely to its growing information, communications and technology sector.

Delivering hope to mothers

Mother’s Delivery Kits could save the lives of thousands of women in Nigeria each year. Now they're expanding across Africa.

How do these artisans with limited Internet sell so much online?

Kenyan entrepreneur Catherine Mahugu's Soko e-commerce platform offers women artisans access to the global market with only a mobile phone.

Forget a seat at the table. This reporter wants a seat...

April Ryan's move from the sixth row of the White House briefing room to the third symbolizes specialty media’s importance in the White House press corps.

Can you separate fact from fiction?

Whether online, on television or in newspapers, people are bombarded with messages. Media literacy starts with asking the right questions.

When it comes to energy, countries should mix it up

A country that diversifies its energy mix insulates itself from energy disruptions and strengthens its energy security.

9 careers in wildlife conservation

Are you committed to protecting wild animals and their environment? Explore academic paths and careers in wildlife conservation.