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Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, Nasir Almasri heard so many discussions about the political struggles of Palestinians that by the time he was 7, he thought he’d heard enough to last a lifetime. [...]
Ninety percent of countries have at least one legal barrier to women owning property, receiving an inheritance, or opening a bank account. Only six countries in the world give women equal work rights as men. And at [...]
In 2010, Clarisse Iribagiza was studying computer engineering at the University of Rwanda’s College of Science and Technology. She was intrigued to hear about a program on the fundamentals of technological entrepreneurship offered by the [...]
Fikile Brushett, an MIT associate professor of chemical engineering, had an unusual source of inspiration for his career in the chemical sciences: the character played by Nicolas Cage in the 1996 movie “The Rock.” In [...]
MIT Center for International Studies and MIT-Africa present the short film, "Where Powers Live," followed by a discussion and Q&A with filmmaker Shola Lawal. Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm Building E40, 496 Pye Conference [...]
David Auerbach (MBA ‘11, Legatum Fellow 2011-2012) is a co-founder of Sanergy, which provides sanitation solutions that serve all urban residents, converting waste into valuable end-products. (Sept. 26, 12-1pm, E40-163 (The Martin Trust Center’s “The Garage”) [...]
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