"I learn and I understand that I am not alone," said Maysoun Odeh. The Palestinian has founded three radio programs for women. Her media company NISAA reports on topics that are rarely covered by traditional media like domestic violence or practical topics like the efficient marketing of products. … [Read more...] about The Schwab Foundation: 20 years of inspiring entrepreneurs
Education doesn’t only benefit the individual, but also the community they are part of. It serves to develop people to their fullest, and in turn build stronger, safer, healthier societies for us all. And, in the case of refugees and displaced people, it can provide them with the skills needed to tackle some of the uniquely challenging issues they face in both their host nations and their countries of origin. … [Read more...] about Universities are failing refugees. They must do more to prevent a ‘lost generation’
Then there’s Brexit. UEL has European funding in place until November but, in applying for funding for its 2019 OLive programmes, it has had to agree to a cut in its share and to take on any risks arising from Brexit. “That makes it difficult for students but it also makes it difficult for institutions,” says Lounasmaa. … [Read more...] about Refugees lose friends, money, home – ‘only knowledge lasts’
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Manchester, England Croydon, England Enfield, England Bromley, England Wigan, England The statistics suggest that two of the poorest regions in England, Yorkshire and the North East, have taken three times as many refugees relative to the population as the two wealthiest regions, London and the South East. … [Read more...] about Where have the UK’s 10,000 Syrian refugees gone?