Education

Is the gender wage gap real? The president of the Institute for Women's Policy Research and a GWU research professor explains the intersection of education with the gender wage gap over the last decade.

Majora Carter, eco-enterpreneur, urban revitilization strategist, and Peabody Award-winning broadcaster, reminds us that the cost of poverty is too high a bill for humanity to pay any longer.

Pat Mitchell, media executive, journalist, and activist, speaks about the fact that when you change a girls life through education, safety, and economics, you change her community and her country.

Shabana Basij-Rasikh, cofounder and president of the School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA) describes the nuances and rewards of reinventing education for girls and young women.

Research shows that educators and students can benefit from mindfulness practices in the areas of stress, attention,...

    1. Connect: Checking in With My Feelings

    Take a quiet moment for yourself to investigate how you are feeling. Sit in a way that is steady and comfortable. Choose whether to put your hands in your lap, by your...

    “Papa, what’s your battle plan?” My granddaughter Natalia has asked me that question for the three years we’ve been having imaginary galactic battles. Her army is mainly Pokémon, popular characters that come to us from Japan. They have strengths...

    Supported by the efforts of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, faculty, staff, and administrators at colleges and universities nationwide are integrating contemplative practices into a wide variety of courses, programs, and services—...

    The practices of mindfulness, contemplative education, and Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) are now being widely explored in schools throughout the United States and other countries. Extensive research has shown that mindfulness practices and...

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