CIOs Without Borders

CIOs Without Borders

NYCHA’s Atefeh Riazi founded CIOs Without Borders after realizing through her travels, that medical benefits and services in some countries are extremely limited. Riazi is currently the Executive Director of CIOs Without Borders, but she also works for the New...
Company Scholarships

Company Scholarships

College sure isn’t cheap these days. Most students come out of their college careers, and before they even have the chance to begin working, they’ve already got several thousand dollars in student loans to pay back. It’s nearly impossible to go to school full time and...
Bringing SPARK to Impoverished Areas So Kids Can Excel

Bringing SPARK to Impoverished Areas So Kids Can Excel

“With one in three of Mississippi’s children living in poverty, a dedication to early childhood education and community engagement enables children and families to thrive.” I recently watched a short documentary about one mother’s personal experience of raising three...
What the Mini?!: What the iPad Mini Can Do for Education

What the Mini?!: What the iPad Mini Can Do for Education

So Apple has announced its new iPad mini. What does this mean for technology in education, and more specifically, what role will it play in education? How is the iPad mini any different from the previous generations of iPads? First things first, the smaller size...
Getting to the Root of the STEM Dilemma

Getting to the Root of the STEM Dilemma

One of the biggest problems today is the concern over the STEM shortage; soon there will not be enough people with the proper skills and qualifications to meet the demand of STEM related careers. In fact, over 80 percent of jobs in the next decade will require a...
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