African woman with Mandela sticker. Fellowship for Young African Leaders honors Mandela (AP Images)

Calling Young Africans! Will YOU meet President Obama in 2015?

For 500 young African men and women, six weeks of academic study, training and mentoring in the United States could be a turning point...
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Latin American–U.S. startups competed for cash prizes

Entrepreneurs from Latin America and the U.S. teamed up to compete for $100,000 worth of cash prizes from La Idea for the best corporate "pitches."
Woman typing on a laptop computer (María Celeste Medina)

Coding a new future in Buenos Aires

María Celeste Medina has started her own software business and is building something else: a new generation of tech talent in Argentina.
Man sitting in front of computer monitors (Kudelski Group)

For a Swiss tech firm’s 2nd headquarters, the U.S. was an...

When the Swiss tech firm Kudelski looked at where to open a second headquarters, it made what executives say was a logical choice: the United States.
Ying McGuire (Courtesy of Ying McGuire)

From China to Texas: An executive’s success story

Ying McGuire immigrated to the United States from China to earn a master’s degree and now is vice president of a global technology-solutions company.

How will we feed 9 billion people in 2050?

The world population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050. Simple, smart investments in agricultural production can ensure food security for all of them.

This recent grad brewed a startup by managing the details

It's tough to make a good batch of Arabic coffee. The multistep process takes up to 30 minutes, and despite a brewer’s best efforts,...