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Clare Overmann Helps Higher Education Create Global Partnerships

In Education, Features24 by Mary Kurek

Clare Overmann is the Head of Higher Education Initiatives at the Institute of International Education.  Her goal is to help campuses worldwide to connect with others for partnerships that could create mutual benefit and spread a culturally healthy perspective within all stakeholders.  The goal is lofty, but, so is the mission of the Institute: “IIE’s mission is to help people …

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The United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network is Empowering Youth as Change Agents

In Education, Employment, Empowerment, Features 14, Stakeholders 14, Youth by Mary Kurek

In 2015, the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) launched its official youth initiative (SDSN Youth) to empower youth globally to create sustainable development solutions.  SDSN Youth educates young people about the challenges of sustainable development and creates opportunities for them to use their creativity and knowledge to pioneer innovative solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition, …