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You’ll be happy to revisit this classic

by Allison Kooser

In the midst of the back-to-school rush, we’re picking up a book that has often found a prominent place on high school reading lists—and for great reason. Join us as we read Things Fall Apart by Chinua…

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50 for 50: Catalyst Award - Janelle Lassonde

by Opportunity International

We’re overjoyed to present the Catalyst Award to Janelle Lassonde, who was instrumental in taking our Education Finance program from a pilot to a major pillar program.

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50 for 50: Trailblazer Award - Nathan Byrd

by Opportunity International

We are honored to present Nathan Byrd, who had previously served as head of Opportunity’s Education Finance program, with a Trailblazer Award for his tireless work developing and growing Opportunity’s…

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Meet Cynthia Garrett: Entrepreneur, Advocate, and Woman…

by Opportunity International

When TV host Cynthia Garrett boarded a plane to India to join a group of Opportunity International supporters, she didn’t know what to expect.

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50 for 50: History of the Governors

by Opportunity International

As we celebrate Opportunity’s 50th anniversary, we are looking back at the history of the Governors—and the incredible people who have led and shaped this community over the years.

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50 for 50: Looking Back at Youth Programs

by Opportunity International

Opportunity International is committed to providing educational, financial, and vocational opportunities to the world’s youth.

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50 for 50: History of Education Progress

by Opportunity International

Research shows that giving children access to a quality education reduces poverty and inequality, increases life expectancy, and gives women and girls more decision-making power. Put simply, education…

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Dive into a classic with us! Cutting for Stone by Abraham…

by Allison Kooser

With over one million copies sold, Cutting for Stone is an absolute classic, bringing in accolades as a New York Times Bestseller and a 2009 Amazon Book of the Year.

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Inspiration from the Olympic Games

by Atul Tandon

For the past two weeks, I’ve ended each of my evenings catching up on the Olympics coverage from the day. The Olympic games—a once-every-four-years gathering of some of the most talented, tenacious,…

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50 for 50: Where are They Now? Nicaragua Graduates

by Opportunity International

In 2016, Opportunity International celebrated the graduation of Emprendedora Technical High School’s inaugural class. Founded in 2012 in Granada, Nicaragua, the school is an integral part of Opportunity’s…

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