There was a deluge at dawn on Friday, canceling many trains and tempting people to stay at home, in spite of their commitment to arrive at Jazz at Lincoln Center by 9:00 am for the start of the WHY DESIGN NOW? Solving Global Challenges Conference. Luckily, the event was streamed live, both on CooperHewitt.org...
Why? In many developing countries, impoverished girls are denied education and risk being forced into unwanted sexual activity, early marriages and childbearing, and exposure to HIV. The Girl Effect campaign aims to educate and empower girls, thereby increasing the health and wealth of the entire community.