Stories to inspire you:
A passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women
The true story of the life and death of a remarkable West African midwife, seen through the eyes of a young Peace Corps volunteer
Hirsi Ali, who grew up in the Muslim world, shares the evolution of her beliefs and identity.
An engrossing memoir about a young woman growing up in Baghdad beneath Saddam Hussein’s watchful eye.
The inspiring memoir by Acumen Fund’s founder and CEO, who has spent her life on a quest to understand global poverty
Experts to inform you:
Polak is a passionate proponent of giving the poor the tools to succeed.
Yunus’s memoir of how he decided to change his life in order to help the world’s poor.
A fascinating look at how the world’s poor live on $2 a day
The Girl Effect A little video clip that mobilized thousands. See what a difference a girl can make!
Sunitha Krishnan has dedicated her life to rescuing women and children from sex slavery.
Jacqueline Novogratz, CEO of Acumen Fund tells a moving story of an encounter in a Nairobi slum with Jane, a former prostitute, whose dreams of escaping poverty, of becoming a doctor and of getting married were fulfilled in an unexpected way.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala former Finance Minister of Nigeria talks about the value in investing in women