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Leadership in Development: Three Key Lessons

Susanna Mudge
June 14, 2018
2 Minute Read

“It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory…

Women meet as part of a community savings group in Colombia.

Value Chain Finance with a Digital Twist

Heather Joffe Reyes
June 12, 2018
2 Minute Read

Back in 2015 while designing our approach for USAID’s Colombia Rural Finance Initiative (RFI), a Colombian colleague and…

Using Universal Design to Communicate More Inclusively

Shauna Caria
June 7, 2018
2 Minute Read

Put yourself in her shoes. Imagine you are a woman living in Vietnam and sign language is your…

Making it to the Top: What Successful Women Do Differently

Francesca Molinaro
June 5, 2018
4 Minute Read

The Case of the Vanishing Women isn’t the title of the latest mystery novel. It is what happens…

What We’ve Learned From Afghanistan — and What’s Next?

Catherine Kannam
May 31, 2018
2 Minute Read

When Afghanistan appears in the media, it is usually in the context of it being a war zone…

A woman leads a workshop while others follow along.

News: Advancing Women as Leaders in Development


May 31, 2018
2 Minute Read

A strong movement is sweeping across the globe: Women are getting the long overdue recognition and visibility they…

A village agent tests the quality of a farmer's harvest.

4 Best Practices to Make Agriculture Insurance More Available and Affordable

Peter Nash
May 29, 2018
4 Minute Read

This post originally appeared on Agrilinks. Farming is a risky livelihood throughout the world. But for smallholder farmers…

Youth compete in a robotics competition.

Can Robotics Curb Brain Drain in Moldova?

Ionela Titirez | Kate Brolley
May 25, 2018
4 Minute Read

This activity was one of four winners of Chemonics’ recent Market Systems and Youth Enterprise Development Innovation Contest within the…