Local leadership: unlocking the true potential of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

By Alaa Murabit, Aziza Khabbush and Christina Myers Far too often we associate leadership with power, status and authority. But with this narrow outlook, we often tend to forget about the leaders [...]

Gender equality: the foundation for achieving the Global Goals

By Alaa Murabit and Ashly Yu Throughout her internship with the Omnis Institute, former Omnis Mentee Ashly Yu researched the impact of gender mainstreaming in achieving the UN Sustainable [...]

What South America’s classrooms can teach the rest of the world

By Christina Myers Nelson Mandela said that education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world. Education has also historically been among the most widespread and popular [...]

How women are breaking the cycle of violence, insecurity and poverty

Gender equality is the focal point for human progression. This is clear from the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the “Project Drawdown” research on climate change led by Paul Hawken, and NGOs [...]

Alaa Murabit Appointed by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as one of 17 Sustainable Development Advocates

Alaa Murabit was appointed by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to assist in the campaign to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which aim to end poverty, fight inequalities and [...]