Nike Foundation Launches 'Girl Effect' Accelerator to Combat Global Poverty

Nike Foundation Launches 'Girl Effect' Accelerator to Combat Global Poverty

Ten companies that have been selected for a new startup incubator are committed to a linchpin of lifting millions out of poverty: empowering young women.
The Girl Effect Accelerator, launched Thursday by the Nike Foundation and the Unreasonable Group, will mentor a cohort of companies that are all dedicated to the hundreds of millions of girls who live in poverty globally. For two weeks they will gather to grow their businesses — but not just because fighting poverty is the right thing tSee Original Article

Can Used Cooking Oil Solve Egypt's Environmental Problems?

In Egypt, a country where fuel shortages and price hikes are common, it seems unthinkable that millions of gallons of usable fuel would literally be poured down the drain.
But this is in fact what happens over and over again, though with an unlikely resource: vegetable oil.
After millennia of cultivation, vegetable oil still reigns as the most prolific oil to hit our plates, taking up 80% of the edible oil market. Oilseed follows wheat, corn and rice as the fourth most cultivated agricultural See Original Article

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