Advocacy & Development

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief

News on gender issues in children's media

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Analysis: Women are a quiet force in video game design

8/20/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Some of the most original and popular video games in history have been made by women, but there is little recognition of that fact within and outside the industry, writes video game reviewer Chris Sue… Read More

Gay Politics Report

News about the LGBT community

Gay Politics Report

Published in partnership with: Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

Alan Turing receives royal pardon

8/26/2014

  • Washington Blade (Washington, D.C.)

Queen Elizabeth II last week officially granted a royal pardon to computer scientist Alan Turing, who committed suicide in 1954 following a conviction over a relationship with another man. Turing, who… Read More

UCP SmartBrief

News to help people with disabilities lead a life without limits

UCP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: United Cerebral Palsy

Physician has insight into struggles that children with CP face

8/25/2014

  • WestfairOnline.com (White Plains, N.Y.)

Dr. Kathleen Friel of the Clinical Laboratory for Early Brain Injury Recovery knows first-hand that children with cerebral palsy have difficulty with daily activities. Friel, who has cerebral palsy, r… Read More

UN Wire

News covering the UN and the world

UN Wire

Published in partnership with: United Nations Foundation

Dozens of UN peacekeepers detained by Syrian fighters

8/28/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

More than 80 United Nations peacekeepers are trapped along the Syrian side of the Golan Heights after 43 were detained today by an unidentified Syrian militant group. The peacekeepers are part of a gr… Read More

Community Association Management SmartBrief

News for community association managers

Community Association Management SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers

Residents discover ways to prevent wildfire damage

8/26/2014

  • Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.), The

More than 1,000 communities in 41 states have joined the National Fire Protection Association's Firewise Communities, in order to protect homes and public spaces from wildfires by clearing brush, keep… Read More

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Housing industry news and information

Housing Matters SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The MacArthur Foundation

Hidden in suburbs, poor households struggle

8/20/2014

  • Hartford Courant (Conn.), The

Lower-income households in New England suburbs are largely cut off from employment opportunities and lack the support services they need, finds a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. "Their… Read More

SmartBrief Insights

News for association leaders

SmartBrief Insights

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Breaking the "glass closet"

8/13/2014

  • Knowledge@Wharton

No openly gay CEOs run Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. "Once that top CEO comes out, which I think will be in the next year, then you're going to see some others," says Kirk Snyder of the University… Read More

BoardSource SmartBrief

News for Nonprofit Governance

BoardSource SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: BoardSource

Report: Nonprofit hospitals struggling with revenue growth

8/27/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Nonprofit hospitals saw faster growth in operating costs than in revenue for the second year in a row last year, according to a report by Moody's Investors Service. The report cited changes in the hea… Read More